Shenmue 3 Surpasses $5 Million Mark on Kickstarter

By   /   Jul 15, 2015
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Yu Suzuki’s much anticipated Shenmue 3 has succeeded in surpassing the $5 million funds objective on Kickstarter.

With just over a couple of days to go before the Kickstarter campaign for Shenmue 3 closes, the game managed to surpass the $5 million mark. The initial objective for the game’s development was $2 million, which was reached within the first week of the game’s announcement during the 2015 E3 press conference.

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Suzuki had also revealed how he alongside his team will utilize bonus objective funds by adding additional content and depth to the game’s world. The $5 million mark is promised to bring siege and infiltration events based off the Warring Kingdoms period in Chinese history in the area of Baisha.

Shenmue 3 has gained a lot of momentum ever since its reveal during Sony’s E3 press conference last month. The game is set to be released for the PlayStation 4 and PC, and development is expected to go at full pace once the Kickstarter campaign finishes in two days.

If promises are fulfilled, Shenmue 3 is expected to be at least as large as the original Shenmue, as suggested by Yu Suzuki recently.