The saga Baten Kaitos are released in Europe, and therefore in Spain, there for the year 2005. Did it with a game GameCube exclusive titled Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean, a first installment whose plot will be expanded later, specifically a year later, with the release of Baten Kaitos Origins. Both games were developed by Monolith Soft, company that is now in charge of the saga Xenoblade Chronicles, and edited by Namco.
Now, more than 15 years after the release of the original installment, Bandai Namco has registered trademarks of both Baten Kaitos: Eternal Wings and the Lost Ocean like Baten Kaitos Origins in Europe. Does this mean that we can see a new project for the franchise soon? The trademark registration does not give more information about the reason behind this movement, but it could be both a relaunch and a new delivery, as well as an administrative management without further background.
There was a third installment in development
The truth is that there was a third installment of Baten Kaitos in development. So I unveiled it Yasuyuki Honne, director of both games, in 2018: “I think that certain legal aspects have already prescribed and I can speak freely about it. Look, immediately after the launch of Baten Kaitos II, Namco went to work on a sequel that even reached pre-production status., but just before Baten Kaitos III could become a real game, the story ended abruptly due to circumstances between the parties involved, “he explained.
We will have to be attentive to the news of Bandai Namco, which be at E3 2021 when it is held in digital format from June 12 to 15. The company confirmed it recently, although it did not specify which games it will teach at the fair: it is true that it has to show Scarlet Nexus, which will be launched a few days later, and perhaps it will be time to see some Elden Ring, a From Software game published by Bandai Namco. On the other hand, the age rating of the children was recently leaked. Ni No Kuni 2: The Reborn of a Kingdom for Nintendo Switch, so there might be room for surprises and, perhaps, for new information from Baten Kaitos.