Lucasfilm and game developer Aspyr have announced that they will re-release classic “Star Wars” podracing video game “Star Wars Episode I: Racer” on the Nintendo Switch and the PlayStation 4 later this year.
The Switch and PS4 versions of the game support split-screen multiplayer, with the Switch version also supporting LAN multiplayer, and the game will sport modernized controls.
The game features 25 playable racers as well as race tracks spanning eight different planets from the Star Wars universe. Players will be able to work with pit droids to upgrade their podracer, as well as discover shortcuts and secrets to achieve faster lap times.
The game was originally released for Windows and the Nintendo 64 in May of 1999.