Despite the multiple delays, Shenmue 3
remains to be one of the most anticipated titles for 2019. Which is evidenced by 81,087 gamers who managed to pledge a total of $7,179,510 in both Kickstarter and SlackerBacker. Come to think of it, a huge chunk of that pledge can be considered as part of the game's sales already. Thanks to the overwhelming support from the game's massive fanbase, the world will get to see another installment in the epic series, as mentioned by Yu Suzuki; "Shenmue 3 will be for the fans, by the fans.
With Sony, Sega and Deep Silver showing full support for the upcoming title, it's exciting to see what new innovations this new project will contribute to the video game industry, just like its predecessors. Shenmue 3 is scheduled to launch on August 27, 2019, for the PlayStation 4 and later on for the PC. Check out the latest trailer for the game below and stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.
"Shenmue 3 The Prophecy Trailer"
Source: Eurogamer, Deep Silver