In this update we have some Shenmue related news we would like to bring to your attention.
Shenmue Documentary Film Project
As you may know, a documentary on Shenmue is currently live on Kickstarter entitled, “A Gamer’s Journey: The Definitive History of Shenmue”.
Headed by Shenmue fan Adam Sipione, the documentary mixes interviews from those on the production side and the fan side, exploring the history of the Shenmue series and the influence it has made on the game community.
With support from the fans, the project has already reached its initial goal, but the stretch goals are within reach, so please take a look!
*”A Gamer’s Journey” is not affiliated with YSNET or Shenmue III, and we will not comment on questions concerning the documentary. Thank you for your understanding.
Inquiries Concerning Shenmue I & II
We have been receiving many inquiries about Sega’s announcement* for the August 21st release of Shenmue I & II.
*Release date in Japan has been announced for November 22nd.
Shenmue I & II are not directly involved with either YSNET or Shenmue III, so we unfortunately cannot comment publicly on them. We kindly ask you to direct any inquiries about Shenmue I & II to the customer support links below. (Please be aware that customer support desks vary depending on where you live.)
Customer support for Asia (digital version only)
*For customer support concerning the physical version in Asia, please see the information located on the package.
We have a quick announcement about gamescom 2018 taking place in Cologne, Germany towards the end of this month.
For this year’s event, Yu Suzuki will not be in attendance. However, when we have some new information about future appearances we will update you.
*For more information on gamescom 2018, please visit the gamescom site.
Thank you as always for your support!
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Shenmue III Backer Survey
Backer surveys are now underway. For information on your survey, please see the email sent to you by Fangamer. Shenmue III can only be completed with your responses! Thank you for your cooperation!!
Please complete or make any necessary changes to your survey by these dates.
・August 31 (FRI) 2018: Last day of Slacker Backer campaign, reward upgrades and add-ons
・September 30 (SUN) 2018: Surveys close
For further information, please visit:
Choosing the PS4 or PC platform
We have a few notes to consider when choosing your platform. Also, if there would be any major changes in the requirements for either the PC or PS4 versions, the platform selection question of the survey is scheduled to remain open.
Choosing your PS4 region
Your PS4 region will be decided with your “Country” selection. Please note, if the disc region differs from PS4 system region, the unit itself, PlayStation™Network online services or DLC may not function properly.
System Requirements for PC Version
OS: Windows 7×64, Windows 8×64, Windows 10×64 (64-bit OS Required)
Processor: Intel Core i5-4460 (3.40 GHz) or better; Quad-core or better
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti or better (DirectX 11 card & VRAM 2GB Required)
DirectX: Version 11
Network: Broadband internet connection
Storage: 100 GB available space
Sound card: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Additional Info: Requires Steam Client to activate.
*Game is currently in development so system requirements may change without notice. We thank you for your understanding.
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YS NET has a written contract with Fangamer to carry out the backer surveys. Fangamer is a formal representative of YS NET to help process and fulfill all backer’s orders through the surveys. Personal information is handed over and treated in accordance with the privacy policies of both companies for the purposes of conducting the surveys and reward delivery only. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.