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Shenmue III Kickstarter ends with record-breaking $6.3 million total

It's really happening!

It’s really happening!

The Kickstarter campaign for Shenmue III has become the most successful ever for a video game, with almost 70,000 fans pledging money.

It’s an idea that would’ve seemed absurd just a few months ago, but not only is there definitely going to be a Shenmue III but it’s become one of the biggest Kickstarter projects in history.

The funding campaign ended in the small hours of the morning with 69,320 backers pledging $6,333,295 (£4.0m) to make sure the game happens.

That breaks the record for a video game on Kickstarter, which was recently set by Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night at $5.5 million.

It’s not actually the biggest video game-related total… Read the full story

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