Japanese magazine Famitsu has confirmed previous rumors regarding a Yakuza HD collection.
The latest issue of Weekly Famitsu said the original Yakuza and its sequel will receive a HD makeover for the PlayStation 3. It'll launch on November 1 2012 in Japan.
Apart form the obvious HD visuals, load times have been reduced for the HD edition. Players can also manage their item box within the phone booth, as well as food being eaten at least once now featuring a check mark situated on menus. Furthermore, the Yakuza 1 & 2 HD Edition's pre-order bonuses are themed around the packaging of the PS2 versions.
As for a Western release for the HD edition, Sega refused to comment on the possibility.