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Re: Shenmue III - Epic exclusive, no refunds to KS backers by Ice Cream Jonsey 06/12/2019, 6:03am PDT
Ice Cream Jonsey wrote:

This is perfectly legal and absolutely how competition in the marketplace works.

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At E3 this week, it was revealed that Ys Net's crowdfunded RPG sequel Shenmue III will be an Epic Games Store exclusive when it launches on PC this November. This late-in-the-day reveal has angered a selection of the title's backers, who originally expected a Steam code of the PC release. Upon announcement, the Kickstarter page was immediately hit with a flood of complaints.

Some of these disgruntled backers have since requested refunds, on the grounds that they will not be receiving the product that they pre-purchased. But, in official replies posted by fans in the comments, these requests have been met with a blanket rejection from the Shenmue III team.


Epic has once again created an enormous amount of goodwill for their store and products. People at Kickstarter were working overtime to secure $6.3 million in refunds as they take customer satisfaction seriously.


I have learned that a company called "Ys" is pulling this shit. The people behind Shenmue I and II have nothing to do with the game or the decision to fuck over their backers. It has resulted in only light review bombing of Shenmue I and II on Steam. Only three negative reviews were left when I checked last night. Not bad for uninformed gamer filth. Here at Caltrops, we're at least all informed.

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