Shenmue I and II remastered is planned for launch in 2018 and will release digitally and physically on PlayStation 4, and Xbox One with preorders going live soon. While the PC release is naturally contained to Steam, PS4 and Xbox One owners will have the option of digital or physical media.
Re-releasing both games seems to be in preparation for the third entry in the series, which was originally revealed as a Kickstarter project back during Sony's E3 2015 conference. With an emphasis on the finer details, Shenmue helped form a rich open world, and its slow and atmospheric pacing helped it claim the status of a cult classic.
SEGA's most requested re-release of all time finally comes to a new generation of gamers!
Video game stories from other sites on the web. They certainly didn't disappoint, as it's been confirmed that Shenmue 1 & 2 will be getting the HD treatment for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
The new versions of the game will feature updated user interfaces, choice of modern or classic controls, fully scalable screen resolutions, and for the first time, Japanese audio available for a global audience.
Sega's beloved Dreamcast classic Shenmue is coming to modern consoles. It might not be a ground-up reworking, but it looks like there's enough here to bring the games up to modern standards. No release date was mentioned besides 2018.