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Offline Team Yu

Thank you from Yu Suzuki
« on: July 23, 2015, 04:18:21 AM »


A special message from Yu Suzuki has been shared through a Kickstarter update, in both English and Japanese at this link:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/ysnet/shenmue-3/posts/1297476

The English version reads as follows:

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On July 17th, the Kickstarter campaign for Shenmue III drew to a finish. Because of you, the backers and the fans, Shenmue III set the Guinness record for the fastest game to reach $1 million, passed the funding goal of $2 million in just 8 and a half hours, set the record for video games on Kickstarter, and became the 6th most funded project on Kickstarter, collecting $6.33 million. 

All of this was accomplished by your efforts. Through the illustrations you drew, the videos you produced, and all that you did throughout the campaign, I could not help but feel the deep love you have for Shenmue. 

Even after 14 years have gone by, to see this outpouring of support is something one as a creator can only dream of. There can be no better feeling than what you have given me, and for that I will be eternally grateful. 

We have just started getting into development, and as we move ahead, I will listen to all of you to make Shenmue III even better. 

I thank you again all for your support, and wholeheartedly look forward to the rest of our journey together.   

Yu Suzuki

Offline agamil

Re: Thank you from Yu Suzuki
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2015, 06:41:20 AM »
What a class act! We really believe in him and his vision.

Offline jameswalker85

Re: Thank you from Yu Suzuki
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2015, 07:14:48 AM »
I actually had tears forming when I read his message. :D

Offline Giorgio

Re: Thank you from Yu Suzuki
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2015, 08:22:20 AM »
I actually had tears forming when I read his message. :D