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Shenmue 3 Kickstarter Update #94

Posted on December 21, 2018 at 09:11 AM GMT

Update #94 

Dec 21 2018

China Distribution Finalized! Shenmue III Partnering with Tencent & Oasis Games!


Hello Everyone,                      

The team here is digging deep in this last stretch to the August 27th release, and picking our heads up, there are only a few days left before the end of the year! But we do have a few announcements to get in before the New Year, so let’s get to it!

Chinese Distribution Finalized!

A few days ago at the G-Fusion Tour 2018 in Xiamen the announcement was made for Shenmue III’s distribution in China. The PC version will be distributed by Tencent through their gaming platform WeGame. The PS4 version will be distributed by Oasis Games, an official partner of Sony Computer Entertainment Shanghai (SCES).

Further details on distribution in China are forthcoming.

Participating in a talk session for G-Fusion were Yu Suzuki and Animation Producer Hiroaki Takeuchi. It was a fantastic event with the enthusiasm of the Chinese fans palpable in the air.

Hiroaki Takeuchi is an animation producer who has contributed to a library of works bridging Japan to the world including The AnimatrixTEKKON KINKREET: Black & White and Berserk. He acted as the CG Animation Producer for the Shenmue series. A list of his works can be found on his homepage at TaKe-Y Inc. 

The hall was buzzing with excitement from the fans.

 The talk session was a big hit!

 The autograph line was huge!

At one with the pen…

 Photo break during a working lunch with the new Shenmue III team members. 好吃!Tasty!

Survey Responses Update

Game development for your survey responses is underway. The official cutoff for survey responses regarding game development and reward manufacturing was September 30th, however, there have been some backers who afterwards updated their responses. The dev team will do their best to get in changes to those responses updated after the cutoff, however we cannot make any promises with our tight development schedule.

January 6th, 2019 will be the final day for survey response updates. After that, we will no longer be accepting survey response updates. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation. 

*Please note that the above relates to game development and reward manufacturing survey responses. Shipping address information may be changed at any time through your survey up until shipping begins.

2019 is upon us!

2019 is the year of destiny for Shenmue III. Everyone has waited so long, and at last, this will be the year Shenmue III delivers!

There will be plenty of events with lots to unveil this coming year, and we hope everyone will hang in there with us just a little longer until August 27th.

Thank you all again! Have a wonderful holidays and New Year!

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System Requirements for PC Version


OS: Windows 7×64, Windows 8×64, Windows 10×64 (64-bit OS Required)  

Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 (3.40 GHz) or better; Quad-core or better  

Memory: 4 GB RAM  

Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti or better (DirectX 11 card & VRAM 2GB Required)  

DirectX: Version 11  

Network: Broadband internet connection  

Storage: 100 GB available space  

Sound card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card  

Additional Info: Requires Steam Client to activate.

*Game is currently in development so system requirements may change without notice. We thank you for your understanding.

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