Shenmue III dev ‘listening’ to fan complaints over Epic Games Store

Shenmue III dev 'listening' to fan complaints over Epic Games Store screenshot

In the midst of closing week’s E3 festivities, one helluva hurricane broke out upon the divulge that long-awaited RPG sequel Shenmue III is to release to start with on Epic Games Store when it arrives on PC this November. This announcement infuriated a spread the sport’s backers, who instantly inundated developer Ys Net with a slew of complaints.

Some of those backers then asked refunds, both from the developer or direct from their cost resources, however issues had been made worse when Ys Net and writer Deep Silver introduced that they wouldn’t offer refunds for many who needed to obtain the sequel by means of Steam. (It must even be famous that Shenmue III will be coming to Steam, however at an undisclosed later date.) Ys Net has since put out a brand new remark, which does not make any movement towards converting the placement, however notes that the developer is “listening” to backer complaints.

“We need to ensure that the Backers are mindful that we’re listening to their considerations,” says the remark, posted on Kickstarter. “We kindly ask all our lovers to have some persistence, we are lately at E3 demoing the sport and wish to get again to our respective workplaces to assess the placement and in combination have the ability ahead to justify the believe you positioned in us. Thank you on your persistence and enhance.”

As I famous closing week, the improvement of Shenmue III has been an extended procedure, however has been constructed on an overly private connection and trustworthy dating between developer and group. To see issues flip bitter this shut to liberate is a disgrace, and expectantly the placement may also be became round, one means or any other.

Shenmue III launches on PS4 and PC November 19.

Shenmue III remark addresses Epic Games Store controversy [Kickstarter]