Konami Announces ‘Suikoden’ & ‘Suikoden II’ Receiving HD Remaster Launching in 2023

Konami announced during the Tokyo Game Show that the first two Suikoden games are receiving an HD remaster that will arrive in 2023.

During the Tokyo Game Show, Konami announced that the first two installments of the legendary Suikoden franchise will be receiving an HD remaster set to arrive in 2023. The remaster is titled Suikoden I&II HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars and will launch in 2023 for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam. The first Suikoden was originally released in 1995 for the PlayStation with the sequel following in 1998.

You can see the announcement video below:


Konami describes the first Suikoden game:

A once renowned hero turns into a violent tyrant, and an empire falls into decline. A Liberation Army is rising up in an act of rebellion against an oppressive rule. One by one the 108 stars of Destiny gather to shape the course of history.

Konami describes Suikoden II as follows:

Our story’s hero and his friend Jowy are members of the Unicorn Youth Brigade, which participated in a drawn-out border dispute between the Highland Kingdom and the City-States of Jowstown. A few months earlier, a truth agreement was signed between the two forces, both of which were happy to see an end to the fighting. However, hidden under the momentary peace the fires of a new war continued to smolder…

The HD remaster will feature new environment textures, new character illustrations, updated effects, completely new environmental sounds, remastered battle sound effects, an auto-save feature, an optional fast-forward for battles, and a conversation log.

Suikoden I&II HD Remaster Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars arrives in 2023 for the PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Steam.




SOURCEAnime News Network
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