Star Wars Episode I: Racer Delayed On Nintendo Switch

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Aspyr has confirmed that Star Wars Episode I: Racer‘s release on Nintendo Switch has been delayed.

“We are so excited to share Star Wars Episode l: Racer with you soon!” the publisher shared in an update.

“Unfortunately, due to the ongoing work from home requirements across the industry, the game will be further delayed on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. We’ll be back with an update as soon as possible.”

The popular LucasArts-developed racing game was based on the podracing competition seen in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace.

Originally released for Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast and PC way back in 1999, it invites players to strap into a pod racer and compete to win on courses set across Tatooine and other planets.

There are 25 playable racers that include Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba and Ratts Tyerell,with the chance to work with pit droids to upgrade your podracer to reach higher top speeds and acceleration.

Star Wars Episode I: Racer will release on the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch worldwide in 2020 priced at $14.99.

Alex Seedhouse
After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.
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