Shenmue III Kickstarter Breaks Record with $6.33 Million in Funding Surpassing Bloodstained by a mile. 07.18.15 - 6:25 PM
Surprising no one, the Shenmue III Kickstarter campaign has well surpassed its original $2 million goal, raising a total of $6.33 million through the crowdfunding service in addition to funding it already has through its other investors. The game will pick up where Shenmue II left off, with Ryo meeting up with Shenhua in China.
For reference, here are the top 10 Kickstarter campaigns for video games:
Shenmue III $6.33 million
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night $5.54 million
Torment: Tides of Numeria $4.18 million
Pillars of Eternity $3.98 million
Mighty No. 9 $3.84 million
Broken Age $3.33 million
Yooka-Laylee £2.09 million
Wasteland 2 $2.93 million
Elite: Dangerous £1.57 million
Homestuck Adventure Game $2.48 million
Shenmue III is now in development for PlayStation 4 and PC, with an estimated release date in 2017.
You can also check out the latest trailer for the game below