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  STAR WARS JEDI KNIGHT: JEDI ACADEMY NOW AVAILABLE ON NINTENDO SWITCH and PLAYSTATION 4 FROM ASPYR
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03/26/2020
 


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Star Wars™ Episode I: Racer Arrives for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 Spring 2020

AUSTIN, Texas, March 26, 2020 It’s time to forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi. Aspyr announced today that the classic Star Wars™ game, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, is now available for digital download on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 for $19.99.

“Today, we’re thrilled to announce the return of a long-awaited Star Wars classic to new platforms,” said Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr. “We know fans have been anxiously awaiting for the game’s arrival, and look forward to seeing the battles ensue online.”

 

Aspyr also revealed plans to bring Star Wars™ Episode I: Racer to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.  Offering single and multiplayer modes, players can take control of a Podracer, speeding through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line.

Watch the video trailer from today’s Nintendo Direct here: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubRf4zyEvG4

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy

The Star Wars classic returns with online multiplayer gameplay! Players take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. 

  • Play with up to 16 online players in six online multiplayer modes including: Siege, Capture the Flag, and Free for All.
  • Customize your character by defining both look and gender before entering the Academy to learn the power and dangers of the Force.
  • Construct your own lightsaber from handle to blade. As you progress, discover the power of wielding two lightsabers or the ultimate double-bladed lightsaber.
  • Interact with famous Star Wars characters in many classic Star Wars locations as you face the ultimate choice: fight for good and freedom on the light side or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.

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About Aspyr

Aspyr is a leading video game publishing and development partner focused on maximizing the potential of games across all platforms and for all players. Today, the company supports a growing network of partners that includes many of the industry’s leading entertainment IP holders, publishers, developers, and technology providers. Aspyr is based in Austin, TX. For more information, visit www.aspyr.com.

 

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