Earlier in the week, it was revealed that Shenmue III would make an appearance at the PC Gaming Show. During today’s press conference, a brand new Shenmue III trailer was revealed, along with some new information regarding Shenmue III‘s PC version:
The PC Gaming Show just wrapped up with some big news for Shenmue III. The new trailer was unveiled and it was announced Shenmue III for PC will be an Epic Games Store exclusive!
We are happy to announce that Shenmue III for PC will be will be an Epic Games Store exclusive. Development for Shenmue III has been moving forward using Unreal Engine and the support we have received from Epic has been excellent. But most importantly, in looking for the most enjoyable experience on PC, it was decided together with Deep Silver after much discussion that the Epic Games Store would be the best distribution platform option.YS Net
The news of Shenmue III being exclusive to Epic Games for PC will definitely cause some controversy to the community. While I’m getting the PS4 version, I hope that YS Net can answer the concerns of many backers who assumed their copy of Shenmue III would be a Steam digital key.
You can check out the English trailer above and the Japanese version below.
Read the full statement from Kickstarter.