Yakuza Kiwami 2 has integrated the experience points deep into the various sub-systems of the game. You don’t just get them by beating a gang of thugs or enemies, but you can also acquire them by eating food or drinking wine. This is one of the easiest ways to gain experience points however it also has a limitation with the hunger gauge that can often can in the way of earning more experience.
How To Farm Experience Points In Yakuza Kiwami 2
There is no special place where you go to farm experience points however you can get them more easily if you focus on making the hunger gauge longer so that Kiryu can chew more food. It is also best to fight any enemy that gets in your way but the experience points that you get from them are rather small compared to chowing down on food that is rich in nutrition.
Food will cost money in the world of Yakuza Kiwami 2 so you will first need to establish a source of income. This is easy to do once you have unlocked the Cabaret club in Yakuza Kiwami 2. This will let you earn money easily by managing the club and leveling it up so you can get more hosts. Since you will be competing in a national event for this mini-game, it also works as a goo side-activity to spend some time in case you want to grind for better upgrades.
Once you have established a source of income, make sure to invest in these 3 skills that are essential to getting the most amount of experience points.
- Boost EXP Gain: 5 Levels
- Boost Hunger Gauge: 3 Levels
- Boost Digestion: 3 Levels
Make sure to spend your earlier experience points in these skills so you are ready to start farming more of them for some of the more demanding ones.
There is an item called AppStim RX that will let you eat more food so make sure that you also have a good stock of them as you go running around trying almost every food joint in the world of Yakuza Kiwami 2. It is best to squeeze out as much food as you can so pick out the large requirement ones first and the settle on ones that will fill out the rest of the hunger gauge.
You also get experience points by clearing the substories, main story events or mini-games, but the best way is always going to be the food. It is easier and quicker to do so while clearing out any gangs that you discover in the middle of each food joint.
Yakuza Kiwami 2 is available now exclusively for the PS4. It was developed and published by Sega.