A new Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite leak has marred the possible return of a 2005 classic Star Wars game. Developers and publishers have been bringing their classic games to Switch and Switch Lite in droves, and so far, this migration of yesteryear has included versions of classic. Star Wars games. And now it seems that Star Wars: Republic Commando joins this migration to Nintendo handhelds.
According to Nintendo Everything, update the data to Star Wars: Republic Commando has been uploaded to Nintendo’s servers, which in turn suggests that the 2005 game is not only coming to the Switch and Switch Lite, but that an announcement and a release are on the horizon, or in other words, sooner rather than later. .
As noted, Aspypr is listed as the publisher, which is notable because they already brought Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, Jedi Knight: Jedi AcademyY Episode I Racer to Switch and Switch. Meanwhile, Nintendo Everything also points out that this is exactly how various Switch games have leaked in the past, including both. Paladins Y Fortnite.
For those who don’t know: Star Wars: Republic Commando It debuted in 2005 and was originally an Xbox exclusive before hitting PC a few days later. That being said, while the game made its way to PC quickly, it never made it to any Nintendo or PlayStation platforms.
“Chaos has broken out across the galaxy,” reads an official release of LucasArts’ tactical first-person shooter game. “As the leader of an elite squad of Republic Commandos, your mission is to infiltrate, dominate and ultimately annihilate the enemy. Your squad will follow your orders and your leadership, working together as a team, instinctively, intelligently and instantly. You are their leader. They are their weapon. “
At press time, Aspyr has not commented on this apparent leak in any way. Neither Nintendo or LucasArts. With that said, if this changes, we’ll make sure to update the story accordingly.
Interestingly, this leak stems from rumors that Aspyr is working on a AAA revival of KOTOR. Does this leak give credence to the rumors or vice versa? Well that’s exactly what Star Wars Fans are currently debating.
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