During the Nintendo Direct held last week, it was revealed that two classic video games – Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy – would be coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 soon.
On September 13 (Friday), the leading Japanese company shared a trailer on its official YouTube channel, mesmerizing us all. Check it out right here –
- As Kyle Katarn, agent of the New Republic, use your Lightsaber and the full power of the Force to combat a new evil plaguing the galaxy.
- Choose wisely from an arsenal of 13 weapons including a disruptor rifle, thermal detonators, trip mines, and a Wookiee bowcaster.
- Test your skills in 24 single-player missions, four epic boss fights and one unforgettable cantina.
The first and third person action game Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, originally launched way back in March 2002, is all set to re-release for the consoles on September 24, thanks to Lucasfilm and original developer Aspyr.
Its sequel, Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, which was originally launched in 2003, is also up for a re-release sometime in early 2020.
Star wars confirmed the same in an article on its official website, “Two classic Star Wars games are coming back to consoles from Lucasfilm and developer Aspyr, starting September 24 with the action/adventure game Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast. Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy will follow soon after in early 2020, with Aspyr bringing back the game’s much-celebrated online multiplayer battles, and both games will feature Gyro Aiming support for Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons. The two legendary titles will also be released for PlayStation 4.”