Aspyr, Lucasfilm game y Sony Interactive Entertainment has announced Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Recording, a new remake of the venerable original story of Star Wars and the thrilling role-playing game experienced by millions of fans around the world. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake has been developed as an exclusive to the PlayStation 5 (PS5) console at launch and for PC, and has been completely reconstructed from scratch so that a new generation of players can experience this legendary story like never before .
The news broke today in a teaser trailer during ‘PlayStation Showcase 2021’ featuring the iconic images of Darth Revan and the voice of Jennifer Hale who played Bastila Shan in the original game.
“We’ve had the last few years bringing together the best talent from across the industry to offer a modern vision of this timeless Star Wars legend,” said Aspyr co-founder Ted Staloch. “As Star Wars fans all our lives and with a lot of experience working on many of its best games, we feel the deepest love and admiration for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, and we can not wait to share this amazing remake with the rest of the galaxy. “
The development of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic – Remake is directed by a new creation team consisting of industry veterans at developer and editor Aspyr, who will work closely with Lucasfilm Games. Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games have been working together for the past few years to bring several classic Star Wars titles to modern platforms, including the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The game is released on PS5 by SIE, while the PC version of the game is released by Aspyr.
“Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic stands out among the Legends of the Star Wars tale, and we are passionate about uniting Aspyr and Sony to recreate this legend for a new generation of players,” said Douglas Reilly, vice president of Lucasfilm Games. “Our team has worked closely together and shares a deep commitment to honor what fans love about the original, while bringing new fans on this amazing journey.”
“Nearly 20 years after its debut, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic continues to be one of the most sought-after remakes in the PlayStation community,” said Eric Lempel, SVP, Head of Global Marketing at Sony Interactive Entertainment. “Finally, the moment has come to give life to this dream as much for the fans we are more familiar with as for those who have not yet experienced it.”
The award-winning Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was first launched in 2003 and continues to be a historic achievement today, often ranked among the best video games ever. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, the cornerstone of the Star Wars Legends tale, takes place about 4,000 years before the events of the original trilogy and presents a new list of heroes and villains in an epic battle over the fate of the galaxy. The game is loved by fans and has been criticized for its deeply attractive narrative, its memorable characters, its sense of immersion and discovery, and its selection-based judgment.