Those still waiting for Ryo to return for a new installment in the Shenmue franchise will have to wait another year. Shenmue III will launch on August 27th, 2019. The news comes from a brand new trailer called “Prophecy” which highlights many possible situations. The trailer features a lot of iconic characters such as Ryo, and Shenhua Ling speaking. The best part comes at the end when Ryo is standing ready to face Longsun Zhao. Shenmue III is set to release on PS4 and PC August 27th, 2019.