Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is now available for Mac w/ launch day pricing: $7 (Reg. $10)

Aspyr, known for its work porting popular PC titles to OS X, has now officially announced the availability of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords for Mac and Linux. The remake/port is currently live at a special launch discount of $6.99 (Reg. $10) via GameAgent (Steam) and the Mac App Store.

While it released nearly 10 years ago on PC and Xbox, KOTOR 2, as it is commonly referred to as, looks like it will pack in some new updates and enhancements. On top of improved visuals to support native resolutions and widescreen (it was originally a 4:3 title), we are getting controller support and achievements. Aspire also notes that these additional features are coming to PC users as well. Anyone familiar with the original will know there are three different Jedi classes to choose from, 10 character parties, and dynamic player choices that effect the game’s overall story.

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Five years after the events from the award winning Star Wars® Knights of the Old Republic™, the Sith Lords have hunted the Jedi to the edge of extinction and are on the verge of crushing the Old Republic. With the Jedi Order in ruin, the Republic’s only hope is a lone Jedi struggling to reconnect with the Force. As this Jedi, you will be faced with the galaxy’s most dire decision: Follow the light side or succumb to the dark…

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