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Shenmue III Game's New Trailer Previews Martial Arts Training

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
PS4, PC game slated for August 27

The staff of the Shenmue III PlayStation 4 and PC game revealed a new trailer at the MAGIC 2019 event in Monaco on Saturday. The staff also announced the system requirements for the PC version of the game. Series director Yū Suzuki also stated at the event that the game will have 400-500 non-playable characters (NPCs).

Shenmue III was originally slated for release in December 2017, but was pushed back to the second half of 2018 and then to 2019. The game is now slated for a release on August 27.

SEGA released the first Shenmue game on its Dreamcast console in Japan in 1999, and in North America in 2000. The company released Shenmue II on the Dreamcast in Japan in 2000, and in North America in 2001. Shenmue II also received an Xbox version in 2002. The series was originally planned as a trilogy.

Sega released the Shenmue I & II game collection in North America and Europe for PS4, Xbox One, and PC on August 21.

Sources: Shenmue III Kickstarter campaign, Famitsu.com

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