Rumor: Shenmue 1 and 2 HD Remaster coming in 2017
New rumors of Shenmue HD Remaster surfaces: according to a source close to Atlus USA, remastered versions of Shenmue 1 and 2 will arrive during the course of 2017 on unspecified platforms (presumably PC, Xbox One and PS4).
It is still unclear as to which platforms Shenmue HD Remaster will come , but probably it will be the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. SEGA is working for some time to these 2 games, which will be published as a collection and, therefore, not sold separately.
Obviously, until we have an official confirmation from SEGA regarding these remasters, we can not be sure that they will actually happen. Neither even that they are in preparation, however, according to Rice Digital, specializing in the sale of Japanese online games, one could see Shenmue 1 and 2 HD Remaster as early as 2017.
SEGA would be working for some time on these reissues, both titles will be part of a collection and they will be sold together and not separately. According to the same source, Shenmue III would be now planned for 2018, hardly YS Net has been able to complete its work by the end of this year.
Recall that the foregoing news is only a rumor, and as such we invite you to take the news with proper precaution. It ‘true that recently, SEGA has registered the domain of ShenmueHD.com, making us think of a great interest in the remastered version of Shenmue and Shenmue 2.