dark        

Shenmue III gets a delay to the second half of 2018 that I'm totally fine with

0

Please don't screw this up

Kickstarter projects are playing with fire when they pick up beloved franchises. Any move you make is under a microscope, and if you screw up, may God have mercy on your studio. The team behind Shenmue III doesn't want to be lumped in with that crowd, so they've delayed the game.

Yu Suzuki delivered the news himself by way of a video log this morning, noting that "unfortunately, we must delay the release," because (wait for it), "the game has become bigger and more beautiful than I initially expected." Now it's set for the back half of 2018.

It's good that a lot of current Kickstarters are realizing that you can't just come out of the gate with every platform as a stretch goal and physical rewards for every backer level. Mighty No. 9 is still having problems with physical rewards.

You are logged out. Login | Sign up

 
 

 

TwitterRedditEmailFacebook
 
Chris Carter
Chris CarterReviews Director, Co-EIC   gamer profile

Chris has been enjoying Destructoid avidly since 2008. He finally decided to take the next step, make an account, and start blogging in January of 2009. Now, he's staff! ------------------- T... more + disclosures


 


 


Also on Destructoid: Shenmue III   (28)   From our database:

  • This is what Lan Di looks like in Shenmue III before you bash his face in - Chris Carter
  • Shenmue 3 is allegedly bigger than its two predecessors, described as a 'more hardcore game' - Chris Carter
  • Shenmue 3's PC port will take up 100 GB - Peter Glagowski
  • Latest Kickstarter update for Shenmue III states it's still on track for an August 2019 release - Chris Carter
  • New Shenmue III screens show Ryo back down the arcade - Chris Moyse
  • Shenmue III's new trailer announces August 2019 release date - Chris Moyse
  • Shenmue III's 'A.I. Battling' combat revealed as crowdfunding soars to $7 million - Chris Moyse
  • Backer surveys are going out for Shenmue III, maybe there's no turning back - Chris Carter
  • See how Shenmue III has been touched up since the last time we saw it - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #adventure #Kickstarter #sega #Shenmue

    READER COMMENTS LOADING BELOW...


    LET'S KEEP THE COMMUNITY GREAT


    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!



     
     
  •