Shenmue 3 developer teases 2018 release, “other surprises”

By Sherif Saed
2 January 2018 10:29 GMT

The third anniversary of the announcement of Shenmue 3 is quickly approaching, and it sounds like the game may actually come out this year.

Shenmue 3 was first revealed back at E3 2015. The announcement came in the form of a Kickstarter campaign, which broke records upon going live, earning the desired goal and then some.

Last summer, creator Yu Suzuki revealed that the game has been delayed to the second half of 2018. But seeing as developer Ys Net is a small team, many expected the game to be pushed yet again.

Not according to Cedric Biscay, founder of Shibuya Productions studio – one of the teams working on Shenmue 3. Biscay confirmed in a tweet that Shenmue 3 is still on track for a 2018 release on PC, and PS4. What’s more, he teased a few “other surprises”.

Could he be talking about remasters of the old games?

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