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Star Wars Episode l: Racer

Platform(s): Nintendo 64, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
Genre: Racing
Publisher: Aspyr
Release Date: June 23, 2020

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'Star Wars Episode l: Racer' (N64) Comes to Nintendo Switch And PS4 Next Month

by Rainier on April 16, 2020 @ 3:11 p.m. PDT

In Star Wars Episode l: Racer you take control of a podracer speeding through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line.

Star Wars Episode l: Racer, the classic sci-fi racing game based on the podracing sequence in the film Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, is back with modernized controls.  

Star Wars fans can soon go full throttle with Aspyr’s update to the classic, fan-favorite, Star Wars Episode l: Racer,” said Elizabeth Howard, vice president of publishing at Aspyr. “The beloved game has been modernized for the most optimal gaming experience on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. Star Wars fans should get ready to steer their racer to victory and leave their opponents in the dust.”

Key Features:

  • Twenty-five (25) playable racers including Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell
  • Race tracks spanning eight unique worlds including Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare
  • Players can work with pit droids to upgrade podracers for higher top speeds and acceleration
  • Discover short-cuts and secrets to master lap times
  • Play single player campaigns or multiplayer via split-screen

Classic Nintendo 64 racing game, Star Wars Episode l: Racer, will arrive for Nintendo Switch and PS4 on May 12, 2020 for $14.99.

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