Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy first launched in 2003, and it was good, and its modern and still-unique lightsaber dueling mechanics garnered a fanatical group of gamers which have saved up the sport for practically 17 years. Simply this week developer Aspyr Media re-released Jedi Academy on PS4 and Nintendo Swap with up to date controls for contemporary consoles, and it looks as if the sport’s enchantment remains to be robust—plus, the final multiplayer modes are absolutely practical. It does every thing the previous PC sport does. It additionally does these items maybe too nicely, together with apparently unintended crossplay between PC and console, as a result of by direct-connecting to the IP of the unlisted console multiplayer servers PC gamers are in a position to be part of these video games. A few of these gamers simply wish to hang around with new blood in an previous sport. Others are deploying cheats, trolling, and combating as unfairly as they’ll. The distinction between keyboard and mouse benefit, plus greater than a decade of gameplay knowhow, towards how Jedi Academy controls on consoles shouldn’t be fairly. It’s, actually, sort of a slaughter. Right here’s a fairly delicate instance:
Some console gamers are understandably livid, asking for the IPs of console servers to be hidden. Different PC gamers are decrying the cheaters and poisonous gamers invading console servers, as a substitute making an attempt to welcome new gamers into the JKA neighborhood. Responses to Aspyr’s newest tweet is an effective instance of the sort of social media turmoil occurring across the sport proper now.
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PC Gamer has reached out to Aspyr for remark, however no response was acquired earlier than this story was printed. Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is obtainable on PC through Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle, Origin, and doubtless a number of different locations too.