May Release Announced for Classic “Star Wars Episode I: Racer” Game on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4

Back in March, we reported that the classic game “Star Wars Episode I: Racer” was set for a re-release on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4. Now, we know that we won’t have to wait much longer, as the game will be released on both platforms in just a matter of weeks.

Originally playable on the N64 console back in 1999, “Racer” allows players to build, maintain and customise their own podracer, ready to race along tracks straight out of “The Phantom Menace”. Both racers new and returning will be able to purchase the game from May 12th, so get ready! Features of the game will 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)

According to comicbook.com, the game will retail on both platforms for $14.99. Will you be spending credits on this game?

If you’re a Star Wars fan and Nintendo Switch owner, did you know that you can unlock Kylo Ren, Princess Leia and other Star Wars costumes on “Animal Crossing: New Horizons”? Why not try building a Star Wars-themed island whilst you wait for “Racer” to be released?