Now You Can Play Knights Of The Old Republic On The iPhone

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In May of this year, one of the greatest Star Wars stories ever told made the jump from PC and old consoles to the iPad. Today Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic finally went universal, with a host of new features to welcome iPhone and iPod Touch players into the fold.

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Along with support for the iPhone 4S and greater and 5th generation iPod Touches, the iOS version of KOTOR now supports the iPad 2, since it's officially Apple's budget model.

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Enhancements to the new version include:

  • Improved graphics Shadows are now enabled for all Retina iPad models and the iPhone 5s.
  • Enhanced lighting — Bloom effects are now enabled for iPhone 5s and iPad Air/iPad mini with Retina models.
  • Widescreen support Play the game on iPhone and iPod touch in true (not cropped) widescreen.
  • Updated UI The game's interface and text have been optimized for iPhone and iPod touch screens.
  • Controller support Experimental implementation for Made for iPhone (MFi) controllers.

Want to give the game a spin? It's on sale right now for $4.99 on iTunes, or you can just use one of the four code links I hid in the text above.

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DoraDoraBoBora
DoraDoraBoBora

Mild tangent: I wish more games had mods like the Skip the Dungeon one for Baldur's Gate 2. I would love to replay Knights of the Old Republic (and Dragon Age, and Icewind Dale, and etc), but the thought of playing through those painfully slow tutorial dungeons/planets/stages for the eleven billionth time just makes me UGH.