star wars games star wars jedi knight jedi academy

Classic Star Wars Games Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy and Episode I: Racer Head to the Switch

This article is over 4 years old and may contain outdated information

Two classic Star Wars games have just received Nintendo Switch ports. People can immediately grab Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, while Star Wars Episode I: Racer will apparently be “launching soon.”

Recommended Videos

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy originally launched on PCs and the Xbox in 2003. The single-player mode follows Luke Skywalker’s Jedi Academy student Jaden Korr as he learns about being a Jedi while investigating the Sith. In the multiplayer mode, up to 16 people can go online to face off in Capture the Flag, Free for All, and Siege modes. It is out now for $19.99.

As for Star Wars Episode I: Racer, it is a multiplatform pod-racing game that made its debut on the Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, and PCs in 1999, before heading to the Dreamcast in 2000. No details about the Nintendo Switch version have been revealed yet.

Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the first of the classic Star Wars game ports to arrive on the Nintendo Switch, and people can get it today. Star Wars Episode I: Racer is also coming soon to the system.

Siliconera is supported by our audience. When you purchase through links on our site, we may earn a small affiliate commission. Learn more about our Affiliate Policy
Image of Jenni Lada
Jenni Lada
Jenni is Editor-in-Chief at Siliconera and has been playing games since getting access to her parents' Intellivision as a toddler. She continues to play on every possible platform and loves all of the systems she owns. (These include a PS4, Switch, Xbox One, WonderSwan Color and even a Vectrex!) You may have also seen her work at GamerTell, Cheat Code Central, Michibiku and PlayStation LifeStyle.