SEGA®’s most requested re-release of all time finally comes to a new generation. Shenmue delivers an epic story of revenge within a unique open world that is still unrivalled in depth and detail. Return to the epic saga that defined modern gaming. The saga begins…again.
Recent Reviews:
Very Positive (28) - 89% of the 28 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
All Reviews:
Very Positive (478) - 90% of the 478 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date:
21 Aug, 2018

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27 September

Patch 4 is live - 27 September 2018

Hi all,

We've uploaded a new patch, Patch 4. Thanks to everyone who fed back on our beta branch version of the patch.

PC Patch Notes v1.04

• Fixed some issues with arcade game background music.
• Fixed some issues of corrupted SFX.
• Fixed issues with notebook SFX.

• Fixed various issues with help screens.
• Fixed some instanced of overlapping UI.
• Dobuita shop names now correctly appear when looking around without having to zoom.
• Fixed various issues with the end game save screen.

Graphical Issues
• Fixed some instances of oddly positioned hands.
• Fixed an issue that would cause Ryo to disappear when activating the watch in the Dobuita car park.

• Fixed an issue that would cause Gacha rewards to not be given when playing Space Harrier.
• Further stability fixes.

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17 September

Shenmue Patch 3 is now live - 17 September 2018

Hi Shenmue fans,

We've moved Patch 3 from the beta branch to the main branch. Thanks to everyone who provided valuable feedback, you're all stars!

PC Patch Notes v1.03

· Fixed an issue that caused volume settings to be applied inconsistently between games.

· Fixed an issue where Excite QTE button prompts would appear blank when bound to W, A, S, D.
· Fixed various issues with help screens.
· Fixed UI issues after viewing items.
· Fixed some issues with pawnshop fliers.

· Fixed issues with the left stick during the Shenmue 1 bike race.

· Fix for a crash that would occur when detaching a sound device on some platforms.
· Further CPU load optimisations.
· Fix for various instances of localisation issues.
· Fixed a crash when transitioning to evening while listening to music at Tom’s Hot Dog Stand.

Thank you,
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“…an unforgettable, singular experience.”
88/100 – PC Gamer

“Shenmue is incredible - all open world games should be this good.”
8.0/10 – Game Watcher

About This Game

Originally released for the Dreamcast in 2000 and 2001, Shenmue I & II is an open world action adventure combining jujitsu combat, investigative sleuthing, RPG elements, and memorable mini-games. It pioneered many aspects of modern gaming, including open world city exploration, and was the game that coined the Quick Time Event (QTE). It was one of the first games with a persistent open world, where day cycles to night, weather changes, shops open and close and NPCs go about their business all on their own schedules. Its engrossing epic story and living world created a generation of passionate fans, and the game consistently makes the list of “greatest games of all time”.


A tale of revenge.

In 1986, teenage jujitsu artist Ryo Hazuki returns to the dojo of his father, Iwao Hazuki, only to witness his murder by a Chinese man, Lan Di. Lan Di steals a mysterious artifact known as the Dragon Mirror. Ryo vows to avenge his father’s death and sets out tracing Lan Di’s path.

The first game in the series, Shenmue begins the tale as Ryo travels around Yokosuka, Japan, gathering clues about his father’s murder and dealing with nefarious gangsters along the way.

The sequel Shenmue II continues Ryo’s quest, this time crossing the sea to Hong Kong, China. Ryo ventures deeper into the criminal underworld, meeting martial arts masters who aid him on his journey and offer insight into his father’s death, and unravels the mysteries of the Dragon Mirror that his father kept hidden.


  • Take the role of Ryo Hazuki.
  • Explore a 3D open world searching for clues, examining objects, and talking to NPCs.
  • Battle enemies and bosses making full use of the moves of Hazuki-style jujitsu.
  • Beat quick-time events (QTEs) and mini-games.

Key features

The best Shenmue experience

Pioneering Dreamcast classics available for the first time on PC
Updated user interface
Choice of modern or classic controls
Japanese audio available for the first time for a global audience
Fully scalable screen resolutions

An epic legend
A tale of revenge on a grand scale
Solve the mystery of your father’s murder
An experience never to be forgotten

The world feels alive
Talk to anyone, scour the world for clues
NPCs live independent lives on their own schedule
Faithful recreations of 1980s Japan and Hong Kong, China
Distract yourself with arcade games, collectibles, duck racing, and more

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7 64Bit
    • Processor: Intel i3-560 / AMD FX-4300
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 650 Ti (1GB Vram) / AMD Radeon 6990
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 30 GB available space

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