Star Wars: KotOR 2 gets major update coming to Linux and OS X




Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 gets a major update to the game will receive support for Linux and OS X, is now available for all platforms, support for widescreen resolutions up to 5K, Steam Cloud Saves, Workshop mods and multiple controllers.

The update was made ​​yesterday on Steam and the details have been published on the Steam Community Site. The company behind the port is Aspyr, a studio since its inception in 1996, specializes in porting Windows games to Linux and OS X. This also means that the game is playable in steamos. Besides Steam Workshop support Aspyr has worked with the team behind The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod (TSLRCM) to ensure that their mod, which is popular among players of the game is available immediately in the workshop.

Wide support was previously only possible through modifications to .ini files and replacing the HUD files. That is now therefore no longer necessary. Aspyr has support for not only added to the Xbox 360 controller, but also for the Xbox One and PlayStation 3 and 4. Furthermore, there is also support for some controllers Logitech and Razer.

Because the update is very drastic, developer Aspyr does not preclude gamers with older hardware the game after the update can not run. Before the studio has set a legacy branch “so that players ‘older’ KotOR 2 can continue to play. Anyone who wants to click on the Support link on the Store Page.

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2 came in 2005 for the original Xbox and Windows. The game is a sequel to the first KOTOR, which is made by BioWare. The second in the franchise, however, Obsidian Entertainment, known for Alpha Protocol, Fallout: New Vegas and South Park: The Stick Of Truth. KotOR 2 was well received by reviewers and received much praise for his story.

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