Aspyr launches physical editions of popular Star Wars games

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Aspyr announced today that it is launching physical versions of four Star Wars games for PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. The studio is releasing the games to stores in two bundles in October and November.

The four games released are Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, Episode 1 Racer and Republic Commando. All of these games were previously launched on both the PS4 and Switch, but only on the digital storefront.

The Jedi Outcast is a sequel to the story of Kyle Katarn, the reluctant Jedi Knight, while the Jedi Academy shows Katarn pushing around the new character Jaden Korr alongside Luke Skywalker. Republic Commando tells the story of a team of Clone Spec Ops soldiers, while Racer adapts the podcast scene from episode 1 to a complete racing game.

The publisher puts Jedi Outcast and Jedi Academy into the Jedi Knight Collection and Episode 1 Racer and Republic Commando in Racer and Commando Combo. Not sure if the latter combination belongs together, but we will accept it.


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Sony recently revealed that Aspyr is the developer of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic remake for PS5 and PC. The company, which made a name for itself as an expert in transferring games to new systems, has an extensive history with that game, having transferred it to MacOS, iOS and Android earlier with a Switch port launched on November 11th . It also previously ported Jedi Outcast and Jedi Outcast to MacOS. Racer has also been transferred to Xbox One.

Both the Jedi Knight Collection and Racer and Commando Combo will be available in stores for the PS4 on October 26th and the Nintendo Switch on November 16th.


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