Publisher Deep Silver today announced that the highly-anticipated Shenmue III has been delayed to 2019. According to the publisher, the extra time will be used to polish the quality of the game even further, to the high standards it deserves.
To all of our backers, we are very sorry for the delay. After much discussion with our partners, Deep Silver, we have concluded that extending the release will allow us to deliver Shenmue III at its best. We promise to use this time to improve the quality of Shenmue III.
Shenmue III is in development for PS4 and PC.
Source: Shenmue III KickStarter Blog