Shenmue III is an upcoming action-adventure game that is being developed by Neilo and Ynet and will be published by Deep Silver. The game is a direct sequel to the preceding Shenmue I and II games which were released back in 1991 and 2001 respectively. The original Shenmue game when released back in 1991 was the most expensive game ever released until that point. The cost is reported to have been somewhere around 47 Million USD. Both of the preceding games have done exceptionally well in the market and its immense popularity and success led fans to start a petition for the third Shenmue game. A Kickstarter was set up for the game in 2015 to meet the financial requirements to develop the game and ever since the game has been in development. Today, however, we have news that Shenmue III Announcement will be held tomorrow at Gamescom 2018.
Shenmue III Announcement Due Tomorrow at Gamescom 2018
According to the Kickstarter page that was set up for Shenmue III back a few years ago, the game is finally being officially announced on 21st Aug, that is, tomorrow at Gamescom 2018. The Kickstarter text reads,
We have some breaking news about gamescom 2018!
There is a Shenmue III announcement planned for the opening day of gamescom, Tuesday the 21st, at 11:00~13:00 CEST (17:00~19:00 JST).
Yu Suzuki will not be in attendance, but we have put a video together for the announcement that we are currently putting the final touches to. So, please hold on until Tuesday!
The gamescom events will be live streamed, which you can also watch at the link below.
We will of course have a follow-up here in the updates.“
Shenmue III Release Date
No definite release date is yet known for the Game, however, it is certain that the game will come out in the first quarter of 2019.
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