We’ve harnessed the force in Star Wars Squadrons, we’ve enjoyed the humour of Star Wars in LEGO form, and we’ve run the route of a Jedi in Fallen Order. Now though it’s time to go podracing as Star Wars Episode I Racer hits Xbox One.
Available to purchase and download on Xbox One right now – pretty much arriving as a stealth drop with little fanfare – Star Wars Episode I Racer from Aspyr brings the classic podracer from yesteryear right up to modern times.
Priced at just £12.49, if you’re after a new Star Wars fix then this is most certainly going to be one that is tempting as you jump into a podracer and begin to tear it up across the likes of Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare amongst others. In fact, there are eight worlds in total that play host to the tracks in Star Wars Episode I Racer, yet only be discovering short cuts and hunting down secrets will you ever be able to prove yourself as the fastest podracer in the universe.
Star Wars Episode I Racer also holds no less than 25 playable racers, with the likes of Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell and more in place. Throw in the opportunity to upgrade your own unique podracer thanks to the work of various pit droids, and well, you’ve pretty much got everything you could wish for.
Complete with a modern control scheme, achievements galore and enough Star Wars vibes to sink a Death Star, whether you’re a fan of the franchise, or just looking for a new, old, racer, Star Wars Episode I Racer looks set to deliver.
- 25 playable racers including: Anakin Skywalker, Sebulba, and Ratts Tyerell
- Race tracks spanning 8 unique worlds including: Tatooine, Baroonda, and Malastare
- Work with pit droids to upgrade your podracer for higher top speeds and acceleration
- Discover short-cuts and secrets to master your lap times.
Our full review of the game on Xbox One will let you know how things play out, but to find out for yourself just pop over to the Xbox Store and nab one of those downloads.
The classic racer is back with modernized controls and achievements! Take control of a podracer speeding through flaming methane lakes, Tusken Raider assaults, anti-gravity tunnels, and much more in a pulse-pounding, do-or-die fight to the finish line.