During the PlayStation media event, Shenmue 3 was announced as a Kickstarter. The campaign is listing PC and PlayStation 4 as current platforms. With a goal of $2 million it has already surpassed $500k within an hour of going live including Kickstarter website issues.
After being announced, Kickstarter website suffered a number of outages and 503 errors from the sheer load of people trying to pledge to the campaign.
Being built in Unreal Engine 4, Shenmue 3 continues the story from Shenmue 2. Will Ryo Hazuki ever find those sailors he was looking for?