Two Gamecube classics get the remaster treatment, BATEN KAITOS 1 & II HD will release this summer

BAITEN KAITOS: ETERNAL WINGS AND THE LOST OCEAN and BATEN KAITOS ORIGINS, two Gamecube classics, are receiving an HD makeover and will be available together in a remastered collection set to release this summer. During the recent Nintendo Direct a trailer showcasing the remasters was shown, which you can view above. Read below for more details:

IRVINE, Calif (March 8, 2023) – Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. announced today BATEN KAITOS™ & HD REMASTER, a remastered collection of both BATEN KAITOS™ games originally released on the Nintendo GameCube™, is coming to Nintendo Switch™ in the summer of 2023.

Players will have the opportunity to discover or rediscover the emotional journeys of the BATEN KAITOS series, which features distinct card-based RPG systems that allow for split-second decisions that edges participants closer to victory. Players will take the role of a Guardian Spirit and guide each game’s protagonist and their companions through their journey.

BATEN KAITOS: ETERNAL WINGS AND THE LOST OCEAN tells the story of Kalas who, while seeking revenge for the death of his brother and grandfather, meets Xelha as both embark on a journey to defeat the Alfard Empire.

BATEN KAITOS ORIGINS takes place 20 years before the events of the first game. The story involves Sagi, a spiriter that has a connection with Guardian Spirits who is part of the Dark Service, an elite unit of the Alfard Empire. Sagi sets on a journey to clear his name after being framed, and to unveil the empire’s secrets.

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