Star Wars: Republic Commando is now coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. The game was released in 2005 for PC and was ported to Xbox One in 2018.
Lucas Film Games handled the development of the port to Aspyr Media, the game will launch on April 6 and will cost $14.99 on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, and Nintendo Switch. The new port will feature a single-player only experience with new controls. The game has seen 16 solid years of popularity among the Star Wars community.
Aspyr Media are the ‘masters of the remasters’ their catalog of games include Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, developed in 2018 for Mac, Linux, iOS, and Nintendo Switch, Layers of Fear, Observer, and re-releases of Lucas Arts Games’ titles: Star Wars: Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and Star Wars: Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy.
Stars Wars: Republic Commando takes players on the lead of the Republic’s Delta Squad as clone trooper Delta-38, directing teammates Sev, Scorch, and Fixer, with tactical maneuvers like hacking locked doors, set sniper positions, and breach-and-clear.
Here is the official description of the game via Steam:
Chaos has erupted throughout the galaxy. 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 lead, working together as a team – instinctively, intelligently, instantly. You are their leader. They are your weapon.
Star Wars: Republic Commando’s key features:
- Innovative Squad Control System – With intuitive and smart squad commands, the simple touch of one button easily controls your squad to perform complex commands and strategic maneuvers.
- Multiple Gaming Mode – Choose the single-player option and command a squad of four that you can dispatch at will. Or, choose the multiplayer option and play with up to sixteen players online in different multi-player modes.
- Prelude to Episode III – Encounter new vehicles, locations, and enemies from the upcoming film.