Operation Backlog Completion 2024
Aug 302023

With TGS approaching in less than a month, it might have occurred to you that it’s been a long time since we heard anything about the Suikoden I & II HD Remaster announced at TGS 2022.

Indeed, despite it being announced with a 2023 release window, we’ve heard next to nothing since then.

We finally have an update now, although it’s unfortunately a delay. Konami announced that additional time is needed to work on the Suikoden remasters, so they won’t be out this year after all.

I was surprised when I read that, because a year since the announcement already felt like a long time for a remaster.

However, since they were not only remastering the graphics but also making improvements to the gameplay and translation, I can see how it might take longer than a more straightforward remaster. Hopefully this delay means the eventual release of Suikoden I & II HD Remaster will be a high-quality product.

It’s a bit ironic, though, that this follows the news from a month ago that Eiyuden Chronicle was also delayed to 2024. Suikoden and its spiritual successor just can’t be separated, it seems.

Like I said in my reaction to the Eiyuden Chronicles news, this is fine with me. I have a lot of games in my backlog to play while I wait, after all.

Speaking of which, the Suikoden announcements were a welcome surprise at TGS last year. Here’s hoping we have many new exciting announcements on the way this year!

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  2 Responses to “Suikoden Remasters Delayed Out of 2023”

  1. Ha, I find it funny that the remaster and the spiritual sequel are being delayed in lockstep… Suikoden fans just can’t catch a break!

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