Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster coming to consoles and PC in early 2024

Nightdive Studios has announced the release date for the Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster.

Announced earlier this year, and released in February, Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster has been completely remastered through the studio’s proprietary KEX engine, allowing the game to run on modern devices at up to 4K resolution at 120FPS. The remaster features upgraded gameplay, high-resolution textures, improved lighting and rendering, and support for console gamepads with platform-specific features.

Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster – Announcement Trailer

Originally developed and published by LucasArts, Dark Forces was released in 1995 for DOS and Mac and in 1996 for PlayStation as the first FPS for the series. In it, you take on the role of Kyle Katarn, a defector to the Galactic Empire who became a mercenary for hire who joined the secret operations division of the Rebel Alliance. Tasked with infiltrating the Galactic Empire, you discover the secret Dark Trooper Project that finds the Empire producing a series of Imperial battle droids and power-armored stormtroopers. It’s up to you, Katarn, and the Rebel Alliance to intervene.

The Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster game features first-person ground combat with ten weapons and twenty types of enemies, with advanced 3D rendering that enables realistic lighting and atmospheric effects.

You can experience up to 4K 120FPS visuals on PC, PlayStation 4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S, and enjoy modern gamepad support with new weapon wheel, rumble, and controls in motion/gyro.

The game also has Trophies and Achievements on Windows PC via Steam, PlayStation, and Xbox consoles.

Star Wars: Dark Forces Remaster released on the aforementioned systems along with the Nintendo Switch on February 28, 2024.

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