It's been 18 years since the release of Shenmue 2, and, for a long time, it looked like we'd never see it again in the action-adventure series. But, thanks to unrelenting fans, the persistence of director Yu Suzuki, and a successful Kickstarter, we're finally seeing Shenmue 3 release in 2019 (apparently).
Continuing on his predecessor, Shenmue 3 wants to continue the story of teenage martial artist Ryo Hazuki as he searches for his father's murderer in 1980's China.
So, without further ado, here's everything we know about Shenmue 3 so far.
Cut to the chase
- What is it? PS4 and PC
- When can I play it? August 27, 201
Shenmue 3 trailers
The Prophecy trailer
The most recent Shenmue 3 trailer gave a closer look at the game's story and finally revealed an ambitious release date of August 27, 2019.
Take a look: 
The first teaser trailer for Shenmue 3 showed us a small slice of an in-house build and a sneak peek at the end new look of the main characters, new characters, as well as the re-imagined Shenmue world.
Originally, we were due to get our hands on Shenmue 3 in December.
It's finally revealed in August, 2018 that Shenmue 3 will release on August 27, 2019. Better  Mini games and QTE wants to return
It looks like mini games will make a return – while new games will be added. A poll on the Shenmue 3 Kickstarter suggested the YS Net was trying to find out which were the favorites among fans. If you're a lucky hit fan then you'll enjoy it.
In addition, Suzuki has confirmed that it will be ready to fire, so get your reflexes ready.
Speaking to GamesRadar, Suzuki said: "I decided to go all-in with making the world-building distinctive. There are a lot of open-world games out there, but I do not believe many, if any, are quite like Shenmue. "