Shenmue III Final DLC Launching March 17, 2020

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Shenmue III Final DLC Launching March 17, 2020

Games of chance and adventures await Ryo in the ‘Big Merry Cruise’ DLC 

Larkspur, Calif. (March 9, 2020) – Deep Silver and Ys Net Inc. today announced the release date for the third Shenmue III DLC – Big Merry Cruise – will become available on March 17, 2020. Big Merry Cruise will be available to purchase digitally on the PlayStation Store and the Epic Game Store for $3.99. Users who have already purchased the Complete DLC Collection will see the Big Merry Cruise DLC become available to them for free upon release.

In Big Merry Cruise, a new cruise ship has arrived in the Niaowu Harbor. There’s no better way to relax than with some gambling and adventure on a luxurious cruise ship. Various types of entertainment can be enjoyed, as well as participating in challenge missions which can only be played while on board. Ryo also has the chance to gain new outfits that can be obtained by clearing mini-quests encountered in this final DLC offering.*

The stakes are high, but so are the rewards.

Shenmue III:

Journey deep into rural China as you take on the role of Ryo Hazuki, a Japanese teenager hellbent on finding his father’s killer. A story of adventure, mystery, friendship, martial arts, and ultimately – revenge.

*You must have reached Niaowu or have save data on which the game has been cleared to play.


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. 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

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (games, films and software). The company’s own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe, North America and Australia. The Koch Media group has more than 20 years of experience in the digital media business, and has risen to become the number one publishing partner in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Codemasters, Kaspersky Labs, Konami, Koei Tecmo, Milestone, Sega, Square Enix, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarter in Höfen, Austria Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux, Australia, Czech Republic and the United States. 

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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 a pioneer is well respected by many top creators beyond the game industry. He received the “Computer World Smithsonian Award” from the Smithsonian Consortium in 1998 and received the Hall of Fame award at the AIAS Summit in 2003 as recognition of his contribution to the games industry. His body of work includes, “Hang-on,” “Space Harrier,” the “Virtua Fighter” 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, production, and development. It expanded its development studio in 2015 along with the start of the Shenmue III project.


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