Fans of BioWare and Obsidian Entertainment’s traditional Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic online game collection have gotten loads of good and unhealthy information over the previous couple of years. On one hand, each of the unique two video games have acquired Nintendo Switch ports courtesy of Aspyr Media in addition to bodily rereleases. However, we additionally discovered final yr that improvement on the long-awaited remake of the unique Knights of the Old Republic had encountered notable setbacks. Consequently, the remake gained’t be prepared for launch for at the very least one other couple years.
When Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords was introduced for Nintendo Switch final yr, Aspyr Media additionally revealed that the fan-favorite Restored Content Mod (also referred to as “The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod” or TSLRCM) would arrive on the console later as free DLC. Unfortunately, that may not be the case.
Aspyr has simply introduced on their Twitter web page that TSLRCM is not going to be obtainable for the Switch model of the sport. However, if you happen to’ve already purchased the sport on the Switch, Aspyr has promised to supply a free online game key that may help you get one other traditional Star Wars recreation freed from cost. You can see the record of retro Star Wars video games obtainable underneath this provide of their Twitter submit together with directions on how one can declare your selection.
Upon its launch close to the top of 2004, Knights of the Old Republic II loved a constructive reception from online game critics and Star Wars followers. Over the years, it has developed a robust following and is broadly seen as a worthy sequel to the unique Knights of the Old Republic, which was developed by BioWare. However, Obsidian Entertainment, the builders of the sequel, had barely greater than a yr to make the sport. The rushed improvement timeline meant that a lot of content material needed to be faraway from the title so it might make its vacation 2004 launch date.
TSLRCM was a venture undertaken by a gaggle of devoted Knights of the Old Republic II followers within the years after the sport’s launch with the intention of placing as a lot lower content material as potential again into the sport. While not all the pieces that Obsidian supposed to be within the recreation may very well be restored (if you happen to’ve been questioning what the Telos Military Base Sub-Level would’ve had in retailer for us since 2004, I really feel your ache), the modders nonetheless did a greater than admirable job with the instruments at their disposal. A big quantity of content material was returned to the sport together with new strains of dialogue, new fight encounters, and even an additional planet to go to. Plus, they patched out lots of bugs.
No motive was given in Aspyr’s submit for why the Restored Content Mod gained’t be obtainable on the Switch. Still, if you happen to’ve been having fun with Knights of the Old Republic II on the console and wish to expertise the additional content material, Aspyr has listed the Steam model of the sport as one of many free keys you’ll be able to declare. The PC model of the mod is obtainable totally free in a number of languages.
Eric has been a fan of Star Wars ever because the age of 5 (or so) when his dad and mom sat him down in entrance of a TV with pizza and a Sprite and confirmed him the unique trilogy. He retains making an attempt to persuade extra followers to learn the wonderful Nineteen Eighties Star Wars newspaper comics by Archie Goodwin and Al Williamson. When he isn’t studying, watching or enjoying Star Wars media, he is typically having fun with different nice fantasy and science fiction sagas or enjoying roleplaying video games together with his buddies.