Published: Tue, July 03, 2018
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The Shenmue 1 & 2 remaster release date has been confirmed

The Shenmue 1 & 2 remaster release date has been confirmed

If you're looking to go digital, the re-release - dubbed simply "Shenmue I & II" - is available for pre-order now on the PlayStation Store, Xbox Marketplace, and Steam.

News regarding fan favorite Dreamcast franchise Shenmue has been hard to come by, whether for the anticipated third entry or details regarding the previously announced HD remakes of the first two games.

For the first time in over a decade you'll be able to play Shenmue on a modern format, as a release date for the remasters is revealed. However, the more interesting aspect of this store page is that the product has a release date listed on August 21, 2018.


The new features that have been added to the games include scalable resolutions, updated UI elements, PC graphics options, modern and classic control schemes to choose from, and the inclusion of both Japanese and English voice work. The listing also states that the games will be bundled together for a release price of $29.99.

"Since their original releases, Shenmue 1 and 2 have established a passionate following and are revered as one of gaming's greatest series of all time", says publisher Sega in a statement.

Shenmue I & II launch on August 20th on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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