There’s some extra content material on the best way for these anticipating the subsequent steps in Ryo Hazuki’s quest for vengeance and solutions. Shenmue Three will get Battle Rally DLC, the primary pack of downloadable content material for the sport, later this month, and it has a sequence first: you get to play as somebody apart from Ryo.
Along with Ryo, you can play as his sparring companion Wei Zhen or the treasure-seeking Wuying Ren. The DLC provides a race course to hurry by means of, battling numerous contestants alongside the best way towards the end line. Prizes await those that handle to complete in first place.
The DLC drops on Jan. 21, 2020 for $7.99, or as a part of the Full DLC Assortment.
There may be nonetheless loads of Shenmue to discover, as sequence creator Yu Suzuki instructed USgamer at E3 2019 that Shenmue 3 will only get us through so much of Ryo Hazuki’s story. Although, this Battle Rally sounds prefer it’s extra of a aspect exercise than one other main plot level.
Shenmue Three itself feels a bit like a time capsule to the age of Dreamcast improvement. Regardless of all of the years between the primary two and the third, it nonetheless one way or the other feels identical to enjoying the primary Shenmue sport did. But it surely’s additionally a lot bigger, more than was originally planned, and now you’ll have much more to do in your quest by means of China for Ryo’s father’s killer. On the very least, “footrace battle royale” just isn’t a horrible excuse to play some extra Shenmue.