StarWars.com has announced that extremely-popular Star Wars
video game Knights of the Old Republic
is now available for Apple's iPad. The announcement
comes as KOTOR
prepares to celebrate its tenth anniversary. The game was first released for Windows, Mac, and Xbox on July 15, 2003. Mac publisher Aspyr was responsible for porting the game to iPad for this anniversary release.
The game is available now in the iTunes Store
. More information, including system requirements and screenshots, is available at Aspyr's website
Full announcement courtesy of The Official Site:
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Now On iPad
May 30, 2013
Get ready to choose the light side or dark side...with the convenience of a touch screen: Aspyr Media today announced that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is available now on the App Store exclusively for iPad to commemorate the groundbreaking game's upcoming 10th anniversary.
Developed for the PC and Xbox by BioWare, the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic is widely considered one of the greatest role-playing games of all time and has received over 40 Game of the Year awards. Brought to iPad by leading Mac games developer Aspyr, the release also serves as a tribute to Star Wars fans around the world for their unwavering support and passion for the franchise.
"Being able to bring one of the most beloved Star Wars games to iPad for such a momentous event is an incredible honor," said Elizabeth Howard, Aspyr's vice president of publishing. "We have a long history at Aspyr of bringing the best games to Apple platforms, and as bona fide fans of the original release, we've worked to ensure that Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for iPad lives up to its prodigious reputation."
In Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, players are immersed in an epic saga that takes place 4,000 years before the Galactic Empire -- a time when Jedi and Sith numbered in the thousands. The game features deep character customization, and branching storylines that lets players choose their alignment with the Force and change the outcome of the narrative in real time.
This first-ever mobile release brings the full Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic experience exclusively to the iPad. With hours upon hours of gameplay, the classic RPG includes user-interface enhancements for the touch-screen environment.
For more information on Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for iPad, visit www.aspyr.com.