Yakuza 0 Mod Replaces Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima With Halo’s Master Chief and the Arbiter

By | August 14, 2022

Modder Kashiiera has created a wonderful new mod that replaces Kazuma Kiryu and Goro Majima with Halo's Master Chief and the Arbiter.

As reported by Eurogamer, the mod in question – Master Chief From Halo 3 – is available on NexusMods for anyone to try, and it allows you to play through the entirety of Yakuza 0 as Master Chief Petty Officer John-117, one of the most iconic figures in gaming.

Kashiiera shared a bunch of clips of the mod in action on Twitter, and it not only shows Master Chief fighting his way through Kamurocho instead of Kazuma Kiryu, but one especially delightful video shows Master Chief and the Arbiter dancing to Friday Night instead of Kiryu and Majima.

The Arbiter can also be seen fighting in the streets of Kamurocho, but that appears to be more of a work in progress and further behind than Master Chief, who is the focus of the mod. Either way, it's an impressive and novel new way to play Yakuza 0.

If Kashiiera's mod so inspired you to jump back into the world where Master Chief actually belongs, they have a ton of mods that bring weapons from one Halo game into another, including the Classic CE Magnum from Halo: Combat Evolved into Halo 4, the Flamethrower from Halo 1 to Halo 2, and more.

If you are unfamiliar with Kazuma Kiryu and the Yakuza franchise, be sure to check out our look at which game in the series you should play first.

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