Konami has announced Suikoden and Suikoden 2 are getting HD remasters on modern platforms at Tokyo Game Show 2022.
The newly remastered HD collection is titled Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars, and it’s launching sometime in 2023 for Windows PC (via Steam), Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4. I’m sorry for joking about this – I still feel bad but hey, we’re eating good now right?
Here’s the reveal trailer:
Here’s a rundown on the new remaster:
Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars
A hero’s destiny is written in the Stars. The legendary Konami JRPGs have now been remastered in HD!
The Story of Suikoden I
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.
The Story of Suikoden II
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…
- All background illustrations have been upgraded to HD
- Updated effects breathe new life into the pixel art animation
- New environmental sounds effects to immerse yourself in this fantasy world
- Battle SFX are also now HD and add a new level of realism
- Newly added auto-save
- Battle Fast Forward
- Conversation Log