If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Shenmue 3 will soon enter full-scale production, PC pre-orders begin tomorrow

You'll be able to place a pre-order for the PC version of Shenmue 3 very soon.

shenmue_3 (3)

Shenmue 3 development is going well, and the game will soon enter proper production. The milestone was revealed by creator Yu Suzuki in a recent Famitsu interview (via Gematsu).

"Development is entering the final stage headed towards full-scale production," Suzuki told the magazine, confirming that the team will be able to share more footage next year. Full-scale production in this case means the studio will be moving on from the prototype phase with a better idea of what the final game will look like.

This does not, however, mean we're close to a release date or anything like that, just that the development team will start generating assets and, well, making the actual game.

"We will continue progressing with development so that our backers and those who experience the world of Shenmue for the first time can do so with pleasure."

In addition, Suzuki revealed that pre-orders for the PC version, something he's been getting lots of requests for, will be available through the official website starting tomorrow.

About the Author
Sherif Saed avatar

Sherif Saed

Staff Writer

Whether it's news, reviews, or interviews - Sherif is always eager to tell you about video games. He plays shooters more than a sane person should, and occasionally has the skills to show for it.

Black Friday Sale: save 25% off a yearly subscription!

Your support helps keep VG247 a kick-ass, no BS destination for discussion of the biggest topics in video games. Join today to unlock:

  • Ad-free browsing
  • Monthly Letter from Editor Tom Orry
  • Commenting Flair
  • Merch Discounts
See more information
Comments
VG247 logo

Buy our t-shirts, yeah

They're far more stylish than your average video game website tat.

Explore our store
VG247 Merch