London, England – April 15, 2018
SEGA® Europe Ltd. is proud to announce that the pioneering epic saga Shenmue ™ I & II is to be re-released for a new generation. Get set for a thrilling voyage across faithful recreations of Japan and Hong Kong, China, in a timeless tale of revenge and mystery when Shenmue I & II launches both physically and digitally on PlayStation® 4 and Xbox® One with a PC release on Steam in 2018.
Since their original release, Shenmue I & II have established a passionate following and are revered as one of gaming’s greatest series of all time. These revolutionary masterpieces deliver a gripping story of retribution as Ryo Hazuki sets out to avenge his father’s death. He also attempts to unravel the secrets behind a mysterious artifact known as the Dragon Mirror.
Shenmue I & II comes complete with the original feature set that defined modern gaming, including enthralling jujitsu combat, investigative sleuthing, and RPG elements in addition to memorable mini-games. Shenmue I & II is set within engrossing real-time open worlds that feel truly alive thanks to day-to-night cycles and weather changes. There is also a population of civilians who follow their own schedules.
This is the definitive version of these all-time classics and is the best Shenmue experience to date. The re-release stays true to the originals with modernised features including fully scalable screen resolution, choice of modern or classic control schemes, and PC graphics options. This is in addition to an updated user interface in addition to the option to enjoy either the original Japanese or English voiceovers.
The physical and digital editions will be available to pre-order from first party stores, Steam and US and EMEA retailers soon. For all the latest information on Shenmue I & II, head over to: https://shenmue.sega.com/
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