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Star Wars Episode I: Racer Has Been Delayed Indefinitely On PS4 and Switch

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The Star Wars Episode I: Racer port for the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch has been delayed indefinitely. 

On Twitter, it was announced that Star Wars Episode I: Racer has been delayed until further notice. The tweet did not give a new release date, nor when we can expect any news on the upcoming ports. The port's publisher Aspyr Media states that the delay has to due with the complications of having to work from home. 

"We are so excited to share Star Wars Episode I: Racer with you soon!" the publisher stated. "Unfortunately, due to the ongoing work from home requirements across the industry, the game will be further delayed on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4. We'll be back with an update as soon as possible." 

Star Wars Episode I: Racer was originally meant to release on the PlayStation 4 and Switch on May 12th when it was first revealed last month. . However, the PlayStation 4 version of the game was delayed until May 26th in late April, though the Switch version of the title kept the May 12th release date. 

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer originally released on PC and the Nintendo 64 back in 1999. The game was then ported over to the Dreamcast in 2000. Racer was rereleased on PC in 2018 through GOG. 

Star Wars Episode I: Racers features high-speed races on over 21 tracks on 8 worlds pulled from the Star Wars universe. Players are able to choose from over 21 racers as they reach up to 600 mph in intense races. The PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch versions of the game will feature a number of upgrades, including modernized controls. 

Star Wars Episode I: Racer is available now for PC. It is currently unknown when the game will make its way over to the PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch. 

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