At a prior Nintendo Direct, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced a Switch exclusive remaster of both the Baten Kaitos GamCube games. This set titled Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster will feature only Japanese audio, but will have visual improvements as shown. Today, Bandai Namco Entertainment announced the Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster release date. Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster includes Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean and Baten Kaitos Origins together. Watch the Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster release date trailer below:
Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster pre-order bonus
For Asia, the pre-order bonus is a digital artbook pictured below:
Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster games
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.
Bandai Namco Entertainment has released a Q&A for this release. Read it here. It confirms that the collection will run at 30fps on Switch.
Baten Kaitos I & II HD Remaster releases on September 14 for Nintendo Switch. It is published by Bandai Namco Entertainment.