Update: In an update, Sega has announced that the planned update for Shenmue I & II on consoles has been pushed back to September 17th, as it isn’t ready for release this week.
Shenmue fans! Unfortunately the patch we planned on releasing this week isn’t ready yet and will instead be released on week commencing September 17th. We apologize for the delay but want to ensure you get the best game experience possible. We’ll have more updates soon!
— SEGA (@SEGA) September 6, 2018
Original Story: Sega has announced that a new update will be released for Shenmue I & II later this week.
Exact details about what will be included in the update were not shared, but presumably it will address a number of issues that have cropped up since launch, including cut-scene bugs, crashing, audio glitches, and more.
Shenmue fans. There is a console patch incoming late next week for both Xbox one and PS4. Thanks for your patience in waiting and we’ll have some more details to share on the exact release timing soon.
— SEGA Europe (@SEGA_Europe) August 31, 2018
The rereleases feature fully scalable screen resolution options, the choice of modern or classic control schemes, numerous PC graphics options, an updated user interface, and the option to play the game using either the original Japanese or English voiceovers.
Shenmue I & II is available now on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC.