Konami’s Suikoden I & II remasters delayed

by Danny Craig  · 
Konami’s Suikoden I & II remasters delayed

Konami has confirmed that the upcoming remasters of PlayStation classics Suikoden I and II have been pushed back until 2024 to ensure "quality performance.”

The details:

  • The team behind Suikoden I & II HD Remaster: Gate Rune and Dunan Unification Wars announced on the series' official Twitter account and website that the game's release will be pushed back from its expected 2023 date to an unspecified date in the future.
  • The delay, according to Konami, is to give its development team more time to ensure that the game can provide the "quality performance and gameplay experience [its] users deserve," despite the studio's best efforts to fix any issues in time for a 2023 release.
  • The remasters, which will include numerous graphical, quality of life, and other mechanical improvements to the two PS1-era JRPGs, were announced at the 2022 Tokyo Game Show. Both titles have become cult classics over the years, with praise given to their battle system, story, and music, with some claiming that the games are better in many ways than Square's Final Fantasy releases.

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