Shenmue’s drink machines are iconic, so it’s not surprising that Ryo stumbles across a few in Shenmue III. This time around, the developers relied on stock Unreal Engine vending machine assets, previously seen in games like Estranged: Act II, SCUM, and Emily Wants to Play Too. Nevertheless, a familiar soda machine is better than no soda machine at all!
Thanks to dnekuen on Reddit for helping me track these down! [Source]
Jet Cola is back and better than ever in the new remastered Shenmue! Let’s take a closer look…
Thanks for the screenshots, Brian!
Shenmue 2 has soda machines, too.
We already covered Shenmue earlier, but it’s worth noting that the Japanese release features Coca-Cola product placement instead of “Jet Cola.” Thanks,
Here’s the Coke machine from the fan-created Shenmue HD remake project that’s been kicking around since 2014.
I haven’t actually played Shenmue, but by God, it’s got a soda machine!