Video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Europe SAS has announced today BATEN KAITOS™ I & II HD REMASTERthe return of the classic Nintendo GameCube franchise, coming to Nintendo Switch in high definition in summer 2023.

Players will have the opportunity to discover or rediscover the exciting journeys of the series. BATEN KAITOS. The saga has different card-based RPG systems that allow decisions to be made in fractions of a second to bring the participants closer to victory. Players will put themselves in the shoes of a Guardian Spirit, guiding the protagonist of each game and his companions throughout their journey.

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

BATEN KAITOS™ ORIGINS, which is first released in Europe, takes place 20 years before the events of the first game. Sagi, a spiritualist who has a connection to the Guardian Spirits, is part of the Dark Service, an elite unit of the Alfard Empire. He sets out on a journey to clear his name after being framed and uncover the secrets of the empire.

Q: What is Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster?

BATEN KAITOS™ I & II HD REMASTER is a remastering of Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins, two games that were released for the Nintendo GameCube some 20 years ago.

The goal is to offer the story of “Baten Kaitos” in a way that is more accessible to the current generation of consumers, while remaining faithful to the GameCube versions. The game offers improved graphics, greater usability and quality of life improvements that will elevate the experience of the original work.

Q: What improvements are there in this version of both games?

Visual quality has been improved, including the UI and graphics of the main characters and game world objects.

In addition to stabilizing the frame rate, “Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster” introduces new features such as turning off encounters, auto-battles, skipping cutscenes, and auto-save to make it even more accessible for gamers. new.

Q: Has any content been added or removed?

There is no original content in this title. It is an installment that remasters two games, Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins, in a single title.

Q: What languages ​​will be available in Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster?

Both games will include Japanese voice acting.

Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean will have subtitles available in Spanish, English, French, Italian, and German.

Baten Kaitos Origins will only have English subtitles.

Q: What are the specifications of this title?

The title is based on the GameCube version and includes improved graphics and screen formats. See the table below for detailed information about this title.

  • Screen resolution: TV mode at 1920 x 1080 (*can work up to 2K resolution)
  • Frames Per Second: 30fps
  • Compatibility: Nintendo Switch Lite
  • Online features (# of players): N/A
  • Online functionalities, paid service: N/A
  • Paid DLC: N/A
  • Game file size: 8 GB
  • Micro SD/SDHC/SDXC card required: x
  • Number of save data:
    • Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean: 30
    • Baten Kaitos Origins: 30


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