Shenmue 3 breaks record on Kickstarter




Shenmue 3 is officially the most successful Kickstarter campaign for a video game to date. The game of Japanese designer Yu Suzuki at the time of writing $ 5.6 million won, converted approximately 5.2 million.

The previous record was held by the game Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, which fetch $ 5.5 million knew. This game which has its stretch goals achieved, however, at what Shenmue is not yet the case. The Shenmue campaign will stretch goals by up to $ 11 million, and possibly even higher than that.

The campaign has to be about ten hours. In that time, the stretch goal of $ 6 million, where an advanced battle system in return, to perhaps get his. Yu Suzuki had $ 2 million – about 1.8 million – needed to make the game.

The campaign for Shenmue 3 was announced at the E3 press conference Sony and was received enthusiastically by the audience. After the campaign will Yu Suzuki, the man who was also behind part of Shenmue 1 and 2, the backers of the campaign address via a live stream on Twitch. The stream takes place next night at 1 am Dutch time. That Yu Suzuki announced in an update .

Shenmue is now at number 8 in the ranking of Kickstarter campaigns that have yielded the most. Projects such as the Pebble Time, Ouya and the Veronica Mars movie are still above Shenmue 3.

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