Shenmue III North American Pre-Order Bonuses Announced

Deep Silver have announced the various pre-order bonuses for Shenmue III within North America.

Whether from United States, Canada, or Latin America at participating retailers- those who pre-order from participating retailers will receive the following in-game items:

  • Snake Power: Three bottles of ‘Snake Power’ elixir to replenish energy during battle.
  • Playing Tokens: 5,000 playing tokens for the in-game gambling area.
  • “Blazing Kick” Advanced Training Scroll: Unlocks the advanced ability of the “Blazing Kick” to better challenge Ryo’s foes.
  • Toy Capsule: Set of 24 tickets to exchange for in-game capsule toys.

In addition, various retailers will also include bonus physical or digital items when pre-ordering from them.

  • Amazon: Kenpogi Training Wear DLC: Original training gear based on actual Chinese Kung Fu wear.
  • Best Buy: Limited Edition Steelbook: This illustrated Steelbook case captures the beauty and elegance of the Shenmue series and features portraits of Shenmue III heroes Ryo and Shenhua.
  • Gamestop (US) / EB Games (Canada): Dragon / Phoenix Mirror Medallion: This exquisitely-crafted physical item is inspired by the iconic Dragon and Phoenix mirrors of the Shenmue series.

You can find the packshots of all pre-orders below:

However those who backed the game on KickStarter will not be getting these bonuses, despite initial promises.

Shenmue III is launching for Windows PC and PlayStation 4 on November 19th.

Ryan Pearson


Taking his first steps onto Route 1 and never stopping, Ryan has had a love of RPGs since a young age. Now he's learning to appreciate a wider pallet of genres and challenges.