Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 on Switch was a multitude from the beginning. Like the unique sport’s buggy and incomplete launch again in 2004, final 12 months’s port to Nintendo’s handheld hybrid launched with a bug that made the sport unattainable to beat for some gamers. Subsequent patches added different points. And now gamers will not be getting the free Restoration Content DLC they have been beforehand promised.
The studio behind the port, Aspyr, delivered the dangerous information late Friday night time, telling Switch homeowners of the sport that the replace so as to add assist for a collection of fan-made mods that repair sure bugs and spherical out KOTOR 2‘s characters and tough ending had sadly been canceled. It’s principally the unofficial “remaining reduce” of Obsidian Entertainment’s glorious RPG, and Switch gamers will now primarily miss out on it, regardless of the actual fact it was beforehand marketed alongside the port’s 2022 launch.
“Sadly, at this time we’re asserting that the Restoration Content DLC for the Nintendo Switch model of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords won’t be shifting ahead for launch,” the studio tweeted on June 2. “We’d prefer to thank everybody for his or her continued assist by offering a complimentary online game key to gamers that bought Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords on Nintendo Switch earlier than this announcement.”
The video games impacted gamers can select from embrace the next record of different Star Wars ports Aspyr has labored on:
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords (PC)
- Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Switch)
- Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (Switch)
- Star Wars: Republic Commando (Switch)
- Star Wars: Episode I Racer (Switch)
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight Academy (Switch)
- Star Wars: Jedi Knight II Jedi Outcast (Switch)
The first sport on the record is the PC model of KOTOR 2 which does embrace the Restoration Content DLC, although for those who solely personal a Switch that’s not going that will help you a lot. And as some gamers have identified, it’s not clear how the studio will make it as much as these who may already personal all of those video games already, which in the case of Star Wars followers isn’t a wholly unlikely state of affairs.
Things simply aren’t going Aspyr’s means in the mean time, it appears. The Austin-based studio behind a bunch of in any other case first rate Star Wars ports and remasters was bought by Embracer for $450 million in 2021. That similar 12 months it introduced a remake of the primary Knights of the Old Republic at a PS5 showcase that instantly generated tons of pleasure. A 12 months later Bloomberg reported that the venture was already operating into hassle and can be moved to a totally new studio beneath the Embracer umbrella.
Asked concerning the standing of the sport on the dad or mum firm’s current earnings presentation, CEO Lars Wingefors responded with an exasperated “no remark.”