We shared news of Star Wars Episode I: Racer coming to Switch earlier today, but the official rundown of the game on StarWars.com includes a more complete list of features. Among the details is a mention of LAN multiplayer support on Switch, which is definitely a welcome feature. Check out the full breakdown below.
The ’90s classic Star Wars Episode I Racer is coming to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 complete with modernized controls, Lucasfilm and developer Aspyr announced today. A beloved racing title based on the podracing sequence from Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Star Wars Episode I Racer puts you behind the controls of your favorite podracers as you speed through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line. Features include:
25 playable racers including: Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell
Race tracks spanning 8 unique worlds including: Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare
Work with pit droids to upgrade your podracer for higher top speeds and acceleration
Discover short-cuts and secrets to master your lap times
Split-screen multiplayer (Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4) and LAN multiplayer (Nintendo Switch)