Deep Silver Announces First DLC Pack for Shenmue III
Shenmue III’s ‘Battle Rally’ DLC launching Jan. 21, 2020
LARKSPUR, Calif. (Jan 15, 2020) – Today Deep Silver and Ys Net announce the release date for their first Shenmue III DLC, Battle Rally. The Battle Rally DLC pack offers fresh gaming activities with a race unlike any other as contestants engage in head to head battles while racing their way through the course.
In a series first, Shenmue III players will have the chance to step into the shoes of another protagonist. In addition to playing as the hero of our story, Ryo Hazuki, players can also choose to play as the treasure-seeking Wuying Ren or as Ryo’s sparring partner, Wei Zhen; making her first appearance in Shenmue III. Cross the finish line in first place to win some truly awesome items.
To up the stakes and win even more fantastic items players can simultaneously search for character Bailu’s official mascot, Bailu-chan. Find as many Bailu-chans as possible to get a leg up on your opponents during the race.
The Shenmue III Battle Rally DLC pack will be available on Jan 21, 2020. The DLC will be available as a digital download through the PlayStation™ Store and Epic Games Store for $7.99 USD. Users who purchased the Complete DLC Collection of Shenmue III will see the DLC being available automatically on day of release.
About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.
Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including its own brands like the open world extravaganza Saints Row, the zombie action franchise Dead Island, and the grim post-apocalyptic future of the Metro series. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Dead Island 2 and Saints Row V. Deep Silver also owns the development studios Deep Silver Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, UK; Deep Silver Fishlabs in Hamburg, Germany, Deep Silver Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA, and Warhorse Studios based in Prague, Czech Republic. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com.
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About Yu Suzuki
Yu Suzuki joined Sega Enterprises Inc. (currently, Sega Games) in 1983, and produced many big hit games as a programmer, director and producer. His unique and creative works influenced the game industry in technology, art and culture, and his attitude to produce with the heart of pioneer is well respected by many top creators beyond game industry. He received “Computer World Smithsonian Award from the Smithsonian Consortium in 1998 and received Hall of Fame award at the AIAS Summit in 2003 as recognition of his contribution to the game industry. His master pieces of works include “Hung-on”, “Space Harrier” and “Virtua Figher” series and many more.
About Ys Net Inc.
Ys Net Inc. was established in 2008 in Tokyo as an independent firm for Yu Suzuki to lead game software planning, producing, and development. It expanded development studio in 2015 along with start of Shenmue III project.