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Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Remake Paused Indefinitely

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Jason Schreier for Bloomberg:

Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic, a remake of a 2003 role-playing game, is delayed indefinitely as developers at Austin, Texas-based Aspyr Media try to figure out what comes next. Aspyr also abruptly fired the game’s art director and design director this month. In a series of meetings throughout July, Aspyr’s two studio heads told employees that the project is on pause and that the company will look for new contracts and development opportunities, said the people, who were not authorized to speak publicly about the situation.

This one stings a little. I was looking forward to the remake having just played the original for the first time. Though sad, the news isn't entirely surprising: a full, modern remake of KOTOR did seem like a tall order for Aspyr, who have had issues porting the original games to other platforms. The worst offender was a bug preventing players from beating KOTOR II on Switch.

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