“A Day in Shenmue” Trailer Takes the Player Deeper into Ryu’s World
Pre-Order and Purchase Shenmue III to Receive Unique Items*
Larkspur, Calif. – Aug. 21, 2019 – Deep Silver and Ys Net today revealed the official Shenmue III gamescom trailer, “A Day in Shenmue.” The “A Day in Shenmue” video gives a glimpse into the beautifully detailed world of Shenmue III and the thrilling fighting system which lets players fully experience the power of Ryo’s martial arts. Shenmue III launches November 19th 2019 on PlayStation®4 and PC.
With pre-order, Shenmue III will include all the following in-game items when purchased at participating retailers*:
Snake Power: Threebottles of ‘Snake Power’ elixir to replenish energy during battle
Playing Tokens: 5,000 playing tokens for the in-game gambling area
“Blazing Kick” Advanced Training Scroll: Unlocks the advanced ability of the “Blazing Kick” to better challenge Ryo’s foes
Toy Capsule: Set of 24 tickets to exchange for in-game capsule toys
In addition to the items listed above, Amazon, Best Buy, Gamestop and EB Games will each offer bonus pre-order items for Shenmue III. Full details are below:
Gamestop (US) / EB Games (Canada)
Dragon/Phoenix Mirror Medallion: This exquisitely-crafted physical item is inspired by the iconic Dragon and Phoenix mirrors of the Shenmue series.
Limited Edition Steelbook: This illustrated Steelbook case captures the beauty and elegance of the Shenmue series and features portraits of Shenmue III heroes Ryo and Shenhua.
Kenpogi Training Wear DLC: Original training gear based on actual Chinese Kung Fu wear.
Players can secure their retail item of choice by reserving their copy today using the following links:
EB Games (Canada): https://www.ebgames.ca/PS4/Games/764826/shenmue-3-with-an-eb-exclusive-bonus
*at participating retailers in the US, Canada, and Latin America. DLC codes printed on receipt or delivered via email by retailer. Steelbook & Dragon/Phoenix Mirror Medallion quantities limited, while supplies last. Pick up at time of purchase.
You can learn more about Shenmue III by visiting the game’s official website (https://shenmue3.deepsilver.com/us.html).
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About Shenmue III
Shenmue III is the eagerly anticipated sequel to Dreamcast classics Shenmue (1999) and Shenmue II (2001). The brainchild of award-winning game director, Yu Suzuki, Shenmue set out to combine action gameplay from his arcade classic Virtua Fighter with RPG mechanics to weave a long-form epic for home consoles. Commonly known as one of the most ambitious game projects in history, Shenmue captured the imagination of players from around the world with its unique setting, intimate and cinematic character-focused story, realistic battles, and fun mini-games. Many of the features pioneered in Shenmue is now commonplace in modern games, including open world and Quick Time Event gameplay. Shenmue III was officially announced on stage at Sony’s E3 2015 press conference and simultaneously launched on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter, breaking two Guinness World Records upon raising over $6 million dollars. The game is currently in development at Yu Suzuki’s independent company, Ys Net, located in Tokyo along with many original Shenmue team members.
Shenmue III will release on November 19, 2019.
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 www.deepsilver.com
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 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 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, producing, and development. It expanded development studio in 2015 along with start of Shenmue III project.