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Star Wars Heritage Pack announced for Switch

Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games have announced that seven classic ‘Star Wars’ games will be available on the Nintendo Switch in a bundle called the ‘Star Wars Heritage Pack’.

This pack will include ‘Star Wars: The Force Unleashed’, ‘Star Wars: Republic Commando’, ‘Star Wars Episode I: Racer’, ‘Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy’, ‘Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast’, ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’, ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords’.

‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’ and its sequel will not be available on the physical cartridge, they will only be accessible via a digital download.

The physical edition is currently only available in the United States.

The pack will be released on December 8th for Nintendo Switch and costs $60.

These games are considered some of the best ‘Star Wars’ titles and span a range of genres.

‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’ is a role-playing game released in 2003, and its sequel was released in 2004.

‘Star Wars: Republic Commando’ was a first-person shooter that saw players take control of a Republic Commando across several battles in the Clone Wars. It was released in 2005.

‘Star Wars Episode I: Racer’ was a 1999 racing game that saw players control a podracer in several races.

‘Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast’ and Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy continued the story of Kyle Katarn and released in 2002 and 2003 respectively. Its gameplay was a mix of lightsaber combat and first and third-person shooting.

‘Star Wars: The Force Unleased’ was a 2008 game that told the story of Darth Vader’s apprentice, Starkiller. It focused on third-person lightsaber combat and using the Force to overwhelm opponents.

A remake of ‘Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic’ was announced by Aspyr for PS5 back in 2021, but the game has encountered a troubled development and has an unclear release date.

Kieran Burt

My name is Kieran and I am based in the UK. I love writing about all things science fiction and fantasy, particularly Star Wars and Marvel. When I’m not writing or watching anything sci-fi related, you can probably find me exploring the open worlds of alternate lands through my Xbox.

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