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Suikoden II Coming to PSN

Travis Shrodes's Avatar Posted by KONAMI

Of all my years at KONAMI, I think the biggest request I’ve received by volume is Suikoden II. The “little RPG that could” released in North America in 1999 with a now infamous few units produced. Prices of the title have surged in recent years as fans and would-be fans have had tremendous difficulty securing a copy of the venerated title. It is then with great joy that I am able to announce that *deep breath* Suikoden II is coming to PlayStation Network as a PS one Classic in North America for the first time on December 9th.

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The second entry of the series follows as a continuation of the story set in City-States of Jowston, where social unrest has led to a military uprising against the oppressive Highland Kingdom Military led by Prince Luca Blight. Players take on the role of Riou; a youth swept up in the politics and fighting that threatens to burn the countryside asunder. With his comrades Jowy and Nanami, Riou is tasked to recruit the 108 Stars of Destiny, heroes to stand by his side. Featuring three different battle types, mini-games and multiple endings, as well as a massive branching storyline, it’s no wonder it has earned such accolades as being one of IGN’s Top 10 RPG Storylines of all time.

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Suikoden II will be made available to fans both old and new in their original format to all thanks to both PlayStation and our passionate and dedicated fanbase. Without your constant and overwhelming support this would not have been possible. I hope that you will share your adventures with us on the official KONAMI Facebook page and I will see you in the City-States of Jowston starting December 9th, #TEIEN!

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LightTriforce said:

December 6th, 11:26 am

There, you happy now guys? lol

Now ask for Medievil 2 to come too the Playstation Store. lol

socksandshoes22 said:

December 6th, 11:30 am

Only thing I need to say is :D

DanlyKirbster said:

December 6th, 11:31 am


Groenner said:

December 6th, 11:34 am

This is the greatest news ever. This is by far the best story I ever read/watched/played in my life.

Not enough words can describe how happy I am.

Thanks Sony and Konami

AsahiSeth said:

December 6th, 11:37 am

Shut up and take my money.
no seriously, take it. I mean it, I’m not messing around here. I don’t want to be you if you don’t take my money.

MrPonuraski said:

December 6th, 11:39 am

Thank you.

DanlyKirbster said:

December 6th, 11:39 am

Now how about Tactics Ogre….

cimerians said:

December 6th, 11:41 am

Holy cow!!

Groenner said:

December 6th, 11:42 am

MrPonuraski we did it!!! I think we were the most pain in the As*** asking for this game. But it is finally here :)

Robbie_G_lrish said:

December 6th, 11:49 am

Yeaaaaa!!! What a great day for video games. Tons of awesome stuff was announced.

@7 What about Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together? The superb remake that was done a couple years ago? I guess if you only have a PS3 that doesn’t help you though.

mmitch079 said:

December 6th, 11:49 am

This is awesome. Will the Suikoden PSOne Save with the bonuses still work?

Ferolakra said:

December 6th, 11:52 am


Red-5x said:

December 6th, 11:54 am

FINALLY… we are having some PlayStation Vita Love. Not just this game but overall :)

MrPonuraski said:

December 6th, 12:00 pm

The saves will work, however they won’t work if/when Suikoden III is added, unless Sony makes slight changes to their memory card manager.

Let’s just be excited about the PS1 Suikoden duology, though. Buy it and play it, people. See the beauty.

Dawgmuffin said:

December 6th, 12:07 pm

Wooo, thanks a lot for finally adding it! :D Now I *hope* it’ll just be $6-10, though $100 would still be an improvement over Amazon prices ;P

TsuneEmbers said:

December 6th, 12:14 pm

YAY! Finally! I was hoping this would get added soon since Suikoden 1 was so good. (Played it for the first time on psn, and got immediately hooked). So looking forward to this.

CrimsonDream24 said:

December 6th, 12:15 pm

FINALLY! THANK YOU! I’ve been waiting for this ever since I first played Suikoden 1 (which I first played as a PS1 classic I bought on PSN) a couple of years ago! Unfortunately, I probably won’t be able to get it day 1, but I should be able to get it a week after it releases.

So looking forward to playing this game finally!

Ikusa02 said:

December 6th, 12:17 pm

*cries tears of joy*

I bought Suikoden 1 a little while ago on the PSN. And also my birthday is on the 8th and I remember playing this as a child (and maybe once as an adult) and loving it so much. So thank you for bringing it back :) This is truly a birthday present I’ll treasure =D

(I’m just excited ok, I did do a little upper fist thrust of YESSSSS! when I saw this, but everything else I said is somewhat of an overreaction. Nostalgia does that to you!)

saveur said:

December 6th, 12:18 pm

Instant. Instant. Instant buy. yeeeeeeeAAAAAAAHHHHHH!!!!!!!

Remmy8199 said:

December 6th, 12:26 pm

Now all we need is Breath of Fire 3.

Vextalon said:

December 6th, 12:32 pm

Can I also play this on Vita?

subadictos said:

December 6th, 12:33 pm


kilometers said:

December 6th, 12:41 pm

Suikoden II is one of the best JRPGs of all time. I love this game so much (I own an actual copy) and I’m glad that more people will be able to play this now. Just do yourself a huge favor and play through the first game if you haven’t played it before. Playing them back to back gives the best experience.

WoolyManwich said:

December 6th, 12:54 pm

Sweet! Now bring us Intelligent Qube!

enricofg_ said:

December 6th, 12:54 pm

Too bad PsOne Classics don’t come to PS4, you guys are missing out on an extra income :c

cool_trainer said:

December 6th, 1:03 pm

Hi Travis!

Groenner said:

December 6th, 1:03 pm

Two questions:

1 – Why can’t I play Suikoden I on Vita? (please sony, make it possible)
2 – Will Suikoden II be playable on Vita?

Dante069 said:

December 6th, 1:12 pm

@28 They announced at the PS Experience event that both Suikoden 1 and 2 will be playable on the PSVita.

Groenner said:

December 6th, 1:19 pm

just saw that, but thanks Date069

Groenner said:

December 6th, 1:20 pm


Elvick_ said:

December 6th, 1:55 pm

Thank you. I can’t wait to finally be able to play this.

KazeEternal said:

December 6th, 2:22 pm

Now we just need PSOne classics on PS4. Hope these work on PSTV.

johnstalvern1 said:

December 6th, 2:26 pm

Finally! However, will Konami ever fix their games that don’t work on Vita and Vita TV, specifically the Hudson ones? Some of the Bomberman games don’t work on Vita, such as the Party Edition PS1 classic and some don’t work on PSTV such as Bomberman ’94. I don’t know if Konami can fix some of these issues or not, such as the latter Hudson games, but given that they own Hudson, I imagine it’s possible, and I see no reason that Konami can’t fix their own games.

Phoenix_Law said:

December 6th, 2:35 pm

Thank you Konami. Hopefully it comes to the PSP as well. At this point, no excuse why PSP isn’t getting PSOne classics. But not going to complain. Thank you so much!

Feehlhe said:

December 6th, 3:01 pm

Thank you! This alone made my day/week/month!

Kiro_Uraya said:

December 6th, 3:12 pm


Congrats, guy, you finally got your request after so many months. Lol.

Coming up next: Will EpicTacoSam get his dreams fulfilled and get his Disgaea 2 sale? Find out next time on DragonBall Z! :D

KarlH13 said:

December 6th, 3:30 pm

How about making these games available in Europe too?

plaztiksyke said:

December 6th, 3:48 pm

I do like PS1 Classics, I don’t think every game needs a full remaster to be enjoyed by a new generation.

That being said, the current PSP-based PS1 emulator is pretty annoying. On both PS3 and Vita, non-native scaling means some artifacting and a lack of decent filtering options. On PS3/4, a semi-native emulator at 1080p would allow a clean 2x scale. It would also allow the use of additional CPU cores for better filtering options (HQ2x, 2xSaI, etc) like all the open source PS1 and PSP emulators have.

Some of the Japanese-import PS1 titles *do* use a VIta-native emulator. I hope these new PS1 Classic releases continue to use PS3/4/Vita-native emulators and drop the legacy PSP-based emulator. Otherwise, people will just keep hacking their PS3/Vita to put the open source emulators on them.

BlaqMagiq24 said:

December 6th, 3:59 pm

I need to get into this series. I hear so much about it.

DanlyKirbster said:

December 6th, 4:03 pm


Hayades said:

December 6th, 4:38 pm

I really want to buy this and many other PSone classics but I won’t. I read 2 years ago that Sony had filed a patent for a way to put trophies in ps1/ ps2 games. Hopefully it will happen one day and I can finally replay the classics I love so much while also earning awesome trophies (gold trophy for getting all 108 stars of destiny in Suikoden for example hehe).

SoldierHellsArmy said:

December 6th, 4:46 pm

I hope some day we get parts 3 – 5 all so thanks

xiuyinghong said:

December 6th, 5:03 pm

Now, the only question that remains is… WHAT THE HELL TOOK SO LONG?!?!?

aarontendo said:

December 6th, 6:08 pm

Great news, any word if Vandal Hearts is coming? =)

ggroosedia said:

December 6th, 6:10 pm

And now we wait for the .hack series

Laxus_Lighting said:

December 6th, 7:20 pm


I love Suikoden, 2 !!!!!!!!!!!!! Please bring Gaiden too !!!!!!!!!!!!

Splodem said:

December 6th, 8:05 pm

Ok, next let’s see vandal hearts 1 and 2!!!

Gamerzlimited said:

December 6th, 10:04 pm

Cool, now this isn’t directed to Konami, but if Sony reads this: Give us Breath of Fire III!

@MrPonuraski There, you happy? You just got lucky. Now I hope we get Breath of Fire III too.

Splodem said:

December 6th, 11:56 pm

I don’t understand why some people are so into trophies. Why? I get enjoyment out of the game itself, so what is so great about trophies that anyone would pass up a great game because of a lack of trophies? And I mean this as a legitimate question. I truly just don’t get it. When I get a trophy, big deal.

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