Bandai Namco published an official Q&A for Tales of Symphonia Remastered, which addresses ongoing fan outcry for remasters of older Tales of games.
The developers for Tales of Symphonia Remastered discussed the potential for future remasters in the franchise. According to the official Q&A, the company understands the desire to play older Tales of games on the latest platforms. However, Bandai Namco is currently focusing on the impending release of Tales of Symphonia Remastered for modern platforms.
The company looks forward to the reception of Tales of Symphonia Remastered when it launches this February. Additionally, Bandai Namco is open to fan requests for future remasters of older Tales of games. Nothing has been confirmed after the release of Tales of Symphonia Remastered, however.
Here’s the relevant excerpt from the new Q&A via Siliconera:
“We would like to extend our sincerest gratitude to all of the Tales of series fans around the world for their passion and desire to play older Tales of games on newer platforms. However, we are currently focusing on the release of Tales of Symphonia Remastered, but are looking forward to reception of the game, and requests for future remasters.”
Lastly, Tales of Symphonia Remastered releases February 17, 2023 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.