Star Wars Episode I: Racer Releases For Switch, PS4 On May 12

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Star Wars Episode I: Racer Releases For Switch, PS4 On May 12

The best Star Wars game, Episode I: Racer made a surprise cameo in a recent Nintendo Direct where it was confirmed the game would be ported to the Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Now, it’s been dated for release.

Star Wars: Episode I: Racer first arrived on Nintendo 64 in 1999 and has since become one of the most popular and well-remembered Star Wars games.

Come May 12, Switch and PlayStation 4 users can relive all the excellent podracing action they desire. For the uninitiated, it’s a great chance to check out everything classic Star Wars games have to offer.

While this port isn’t strictly a remaster, it does contain some quality of life changes like more modern, streamlined controls.

Episode I: Racer joins an exclusive group of classic Star Wars titles working their way onto modern consoles thanks to publisher Aspyr. Recently, hits like Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy and Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast were also ported to great fanfare.

Star Wars: Episode I: Racer releases for Nintendo Switch on May 12.

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Comments

  • No dknight1000 Star Wars Racer Episode I is coming out May 12 for Nintendo Switch and PS4 as suggested on the Nintendo Direct mini this game that was on Nintendo 64 was originally developed by LucasArts and I used to play it when I was a child.
    I’m 27 now so now I’m not really interested in getting Star Wars Racer Episode I on Nintendo Switch.

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