A sequel, Yakuza 4 , was released in Japan on March 18, Yakuza 3 introduces PlayStation Network Trophies to the series with 45 trophies  50 in the Eastern releases. The main story spans twelve chapters and a prologue. As with the earlier games, each chapter is preceded by a cutscene , known as an "event scene" in this game. The cutscenes later becomes available to view in the Gallery mode. These scenes can be skipped by pressing the Start button, but this can only be done after enabling the scene-skipping option in the menu, which is turned off by default.