Grab a lightsaber and hone your Force skills because Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy are being released for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

Kyle Katarn in a Jedi Outcast cutscene.

Kyle Katarn in a Jedi Outcast cutscene.

What’s happening:

  • StarWars.com has revealed that two classic Star Wars games are coming back to consoles in fall of 2019 and early 2020.
  • Lucasfilm and developer Aspyr will re-release both Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy for Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.
  • Starting September 24 fans will be able to relive the adventures of Kyle Katarn in Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast.
Kyle Katarn attacks a stormtrooper in Jedi Outcast.

Kyle Katarn attacks a stormtrooper in Jedi Outcast.

Kyle Katarn battles stormtroopers in Jedi Outcast.

Kyle Katarn battles stormtroopers in Jedi Outcast.

An explosion in Jedi Outcast.

An explosion in Jedi Outcast.

  • The Force filled fun continues in early 2020 with Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy where players start out as Padawans and can later choose which side of the Force they’re going to follow.
  • According to StarWars.com, Aspyr is bringing back Jedi Academy’s much-celebrated online multiplayer battles.
  • Both games will also feature Gyro Aiming support for the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons.
  • For more on the legacy of these games, check out Replaying the Classics editorials:

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