Earlier this month, Aspyr published Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords on Nintendo Switch. Unsurprisingly, many Nintendo fans were excited to experience the game for the first time, but there’s one big problem: no one can actually finish it. It appears the game crashes when players reach the Basilisk Crash cutscene. A number of fans raised concerns about this and Aspyr has now addressed the issue on Twitter. Apparently the bug will be fixed in an upcoming patch, but a specific release window is currently unknown.
“Yes, we are aware and our development team is working to deliver the fix as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience in the meantime,” the company said. wrote on Twitter.
While it’s not unusual for bugs to pop up from time to time, this one is particularly frustrating because it essentially renders KOTORII unplayable on Nintendo Switch. Aspyr posted an article about the issue on its official website five days ago, so the company has at least been aware of the issue for so long. On the gaming subreddit, fans have talked about potential workarounds, but there have been mixed reports of their effectiveness. For now, those who purchased the game on Switch should hold their ground until Aspyr reveals more information.
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords was released for Nintendo Switch on June 8, making it the game’s first release on a Nintendo platform. KOTORII debuted on the original Xbox in 2004 and was a huge critical and commercial success. Whereas The Sith Lords is not as popular as the original KOTOR, both games are popular with Star Wars fans. Of course, Switch fans probably don’t have the best impression of the game right now, all things considered! Hopefully Aspyr will release this patch as soon as possible so fans can better appreciate it all. KOTORII has to offer.
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