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Star Wars Fans Celebrate Timeless Classic’s Debut on the Nintendo Switch – “100% Getting That Day 1”

Published 05/28/2022, 1:00 PM EDT

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Nintendo keeps offering various surprises to its avid fans and this time, too, it has done exactly that. Since it’s the month of the Star Wars celebration, the publisher recently announced the arrival of a classic game in the iconic saga which will make its debut soon on the Nintendo Switch.

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Star Wars: The Knights of the Old Republic 2 is coming next month to the Nintendo Switch.


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It means that hardcore lovers of the space-based franchise will be able to relive the experience of the old sequel.

Fans are ecstatic for the debut of Star Wars: KOTOR 2 on Nintendo Switch

The Knights of the Old Republic 2 is an action RPG, that was originally released 18 years ago in 2004. It was developed by Obsidian Entertainment and published by LucasArts. Similar to its previous installment, its story is also set in the Star Wars universe.

Basically, the events of the game take place 4,000 years before the events of Episode I: The Phantom Menace. Moreover, this installment also uses the Odyssey Engine, as the first KOTOR.


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Now speaking of its return, then Nintendo just announced that Star Wars: The Knights of the Old Republic 2 will make its debut on the Switch early next month. This is a great news, for sure, for all the fans, considering that the first part is already available for the handheld console. This way, they can enjoy both the entries back-to-back while getting an amazing experience.

Star Wars: KOTOR 2 will be available for a price of $15 for the base game. On the other hand, players can also have it as a bundle on the US eShop, for the cost of $29.99, according to industry insider Wario64 on Twitter.

Meanwhile, the fans were pretty excited to know about The Knights of the Old Republic 2’s release on the Nintendo Switch. Many of them are already prepared for its huge return.

“Sweet! 100% getting that day 1”, wrote one passionate gamer.


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Star Wars: The Knights of the Old Republic 2 arrives on the Switch on June 8th, 2022. What are your expectations for the upcoming launch of this old hit title? Are you planning to have it on day one already? Let us know in the comments.

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Mintu Tomar


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Mintu Tomar is an eSports author at EssentiallySports. After completing his bachelor's in Philosophy, he has followed his passion for covering news as a budding journalist. He lives and breathes video games and is a die-hard Call of Duty fan.
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