At the end of last year, Shenmue 3 finally came out after almost two decades of waiting. It got an average score among many journalists, but that doesn’t mean that Sega is ready to give up the series. And fans are gathering evidence that Shenmue 4 is currently under development.
There is various evidence that the new Shenmue game is already in production, including an article by Famitsu with Suzuki that he’s about to start working on a new open-world game in 2020, and a tweet from Shenmue 3 author Cedric Biscay about his “next steps”.
Shenmue’s games tell the story of Ryo Hazuki, a young man in Japan whose father was killed by a Chinese killer named Lan Di. The games tell the story of Ryo Hazuki, a young man in Japan whose father was murdered by a Chinese killer named Lan Di. The games tell the story of his epic revenge adventure, a story that is supposed to last five volumes.
If Shenmue 4 is really in production, this is quite unexpected, especially considering the critical and commercial outcome. However, the creator of the series, Yu. Suzuki, has stated that he wants to continue working on it. Lakshya Digital, an Indian studio, also told Facebook that they can’t wait to start working on the next Shenmue game.