In what is huge news to come out of Gamescom already, Koch Media and YS Net Inc. have today announced the official release date for Shenmue III.

It’s time to start the official countdown as Shenmue III will be released on August 27th, 2019. It continues the epic story-driven saga. The player controls teenage martial artist Ryo Hazuki as he investigates his father’s murder.

Set in an open-world, you’ll have to for clues, examining objects and talking to non-player characters for information, taking them further into enemy territory, deeper into mystery, and even closer to their destiny.

A new trailer has also been released. Make sure you watch it before giving us your thoughts in the comment section below.