Nintendo announced in its recently concluded Nintendo Direct Presentation for the month of February that classic Baten Kaitos I & II will be coming in a form of a HDremaster this Summer for the Nintendo Switch worldwide.
Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster will feature the remastered versions of Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins.
Here’s an overview of the game, via its publisher Bandai Namco:
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.