The enhanced HD remasters of both iconic RPGs are now available on Nintendo Switch.
Here’s a rundown on the new HD remaster, plus a new trailer:
Leading video game publisher and developer Bandai Namco Entertainment America Inc. today announced that BATEN KAITOS™ I & II HD REMASTER is available now on Nintendo Switch™. The collection will give players the opportunity to experience the emotional journeys of both BATEN KAITOS™: ETERNAL WINGS AND THE LOST OCEAN and BATEN KAITOS™ ORIGINS, which were originally released for the Nintendo GameCube™. For more information on the game, please visit www.bandainamcoent.com/games/baten-kaitos-i-and-ii-hd-remaster.
The BATEN KAITOS™ series features distinct card-based RPG play mechanics that allow for split-second decisions that edge participants closer to victory. In each title, players will take the role of a Guardian Spirit and guide the protagonist and companions through unique adventures in each game:
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 they both embark on a journey to defeat the Alfard Empire. The game’s original soundtrack is available on Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Music here: https://nex-tone.link/btktW
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. The game’s original soundtrack is available on Apple Music, Spotify, and YouTube Music.
BATEN KAITOS I & II HD REMASTER enhances the game play of the original games with new features. The remaster includes an “Instant KO” setting that will let players defeat the enemy in one single attack, a major increase to game and battle speeds, and a “No Encounters” setting that will let players avoid battles, along with additional new settings that support game progression.