Sega’s Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s latest title, Judgment an action-adventure legal thriller in the world of the Yakuza series, is currently facing a difficult publishing problem. Actor Pierre Taki, who portrays the character Kyohei Hamura in Judgment, was arrested for possession and use of cocaine, and as a result, Sega has decided to cease sales, both retail and digital, of the game.

If you’re wondering if this affects the game’s worldwide English release, worry not. The Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio offered a few Tweets on their English language Twitter, explaining what will be done in regards of the controversy.

As originally scheduled, the game will launch on June 25, 2019. However, in the mean time, Sega is planning to make some changes to the game that will be reflected in the Japanese version and the international version. Kyohei Hamura will be re-dubbed by a different voice actor, and the character model will be adjusted to his new actor as well.

Sega also explained that they purged all promotional material showcasing the character. This includes YouTube trailers, screenshots, and content on the game’s official webpage– which adds up to a surprising amount of lost PR content. All of these trailers and screenshots will be given updated versions, presumably to reflect the voice actor and character model changes.

Judgment will release on June 25th for PS4.

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