About the game
Shenmue 3 is an open-world action-adventure from 2019, a sequel to Sega Dreamcast classics from 1999 and 2001. You assume the role of Ryo in a quest to find his father's killer, uncovering clues and smashing heads in the process.
Shenmue 3 Articles
Shenmue 4 seemingly teased by writer, again
Shenmue 3 did not really take the world by storm but Ys Net seem to be working on Shenmue 4 already. Teaser for the fourth instalment have been flying for a while now, with the latest coming from the writer Cedric Biscay on 3 February 2020.
Shenmue 3 launches Battle Rally DLC
Shenmue 3 is trucking on with the updates and the latest one, patch 1.04, brought along some fixes, gameplay adjustments and the Battle Rally DLC that will offer a new activity for Ryo Hazuku. Furthermore, backer passwords for exclusive content have been activated.
Shenmue remasters outsold Shenmue 3 in Japan launch week
Shenmue 3 has had a lot of controversy leading up to its release but the low sales numbers may have nothing to do with it. However, it is quite odd that the game couldn't outsell even the remasters of the first two games with a poor opening.
Shenmue III might not issue some refunds or offer Steam keys at all
Ys Net released an updated blog post on Shenmue III Kickstarter page earlier, stating that they can't promise Steam codes to the backers and those who switched to the PlayStation 4 version will not be eligible for a refund.
Shenmue 3 fans may not get a Steam version after all
It has been a while since Shenmue 3 made headlines with its switch to the Epic Games Store, and while Epic ended up picking up the tab for those who requested refunds, those waiting for a Steam version might not be getting it at all.
Shenmue 3 backers unhappy for being denied exclusive content
Ys Net and Deep Silver are in midst of controversy once more with the long-awaited and thrice-delayed game Shenmue 3, and fans who backed them on Kickstarter are not at all happy over being denied the content from the Deluxe Edition.
Shenmue III minimum and recommended PC specs revealed
Shenmue III developer Ys Net have finally shared the official minimum and recommended system requirements for their upcoming game. The recommended specs are surprisingly demanding and the game will require a staggering 100 GB of space.
Epic cover Shenmue 3 refunds, promise quicker response next time
It's been some time since the whole Shenmue 3 blew up in Epic's face and although their CEO Tim Sweeney offered to cover the Steam keys, Steam was a no-go and he covered the refunds instead, insisting they'll be quicker to react next time.
Shenmue 3 backers to get refunds if they won't wait for Steam
It seems that the drama surrounding Shenmue 3's long-awaited launch is finally coming to an end, although the solution for PC users who don't want an Epic Games Store (EGS) copy is either to wait for the Steam launch or opt for the refund.
Epic would pay for Shenmue 3 to honour Steam backers, CEO says
CEO of Epic Games Tim Sweeney is one of few CEOs that doesn't hide behind PR walls and in his latest Twitter exchange he said Epic would gladly pay the Steam key premium so Shenmue 3's backers get what they want, if Valve allowed it.