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Kickstarter Update #134 Steam Activation Guide

Posted on November 18, 2020 at 17:14 PM GMT



Hello Everyone,

Steam codes are almost ready and will be available soon through your survey. Fangamer will be sending emails with a survey link to applicable backers. Downloads will be available at release on November 19, 6:00PM CET / November 20, 2:00AM JST / November 19, 12:00PM EST.

Game and backer code activation walkthough follows.

About Game Codes & Backer Codes

To activate Shenmue III in-game rewards, there are two main actions you will need to take:

1. Redeem the Steam DLC code.

2. Enter your Backer Code in the game itself.

PC version backers who selected the Steam opt-in will need to go to Steam Client to redeem the game code. Backers with in-game rewards will then need to enter their Steam DLC code through the Steam client followed by entering the in-game Backer Code after starting up Shenmue III.

Steam Version Walkthrough

Steam Client: Entering Your Game and DLC Product Codes

Step 1. Start up the Steam Client and login with your Steam account.
Step 2. From the top-left menu, select “Games” > “Activate a Product on Steam…”
Step 3. Click “NEXT”.
Step 4. Click “I AGREE”.
Step 5. Enter the 15 digit product code and click “NEXT”. Be sure the code has been entered correctly.

Repeat steps to enter the in-game rewards DLC code if applicable.


Shenmue III on Steam: Entering Your Backer Code for In-game Rewards

Step 1. Launch Shenmue III.


Step 2. Select Options from the title menu.
Step 3. Go to Settings Page 2 and select Backer Code.


Step 4. Enter your 5 digit Backer Code (backer password).*

*The same backer code is used for all platforms.


Version Update Notice

Ver. 1.06, which fixes a backer credit name display bug, is scheduled for update along with the Steam release for all PC versions (EGS / GOG / Steam). There will be a short delay before the PS4 version update is released.


Thank you always for your continued support.

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