As part of the information that Star Wars: Knights of the Outdated Republic is getting a much-desired remake, we additionally realized that voice actor Jennifer Hale shall be reprising her position as Bastila Shan.
“I can verify that that’s Jennifer Hale,” stated Ryan Treadwell, lead producer at developer Aspyr, in a weblog submit at the moment. “All of us suppose the world of Jennifer. She is a tremendous expertise and instantly slipped again into the position of Bastila when she got here to assist us with the teaser trailer,”
In Knights of the Outdated Republic, Bastila is a member of the Jedi Order with a Pressure energy often called “battle meditation,” which lets her enhance the morale of her mates whereas dismaying her foes.
She performs a vital position within the recreation, along with her rescue from Taris being a key plot level early within the recreation and her connection to the Jedi Council opening doorways for the protagonist afterward. She’s additionally a possible (and, in Star Wars lore, canon) romance possibility for the protagonist.
Hale, in the meantime, has been fairly busy since she final stepped into Bastila’s sneakers. In video games, she is probably greatest often called one of many voices of Commander Shepard within the Mass Impact authentic trilogy, and her newer roles embrace Rivet in Ratchet & Clank: A Rift Aside, Ashe in Overwatch, and Kronika in Mortal Kombat 11.
She’s additionally not the one returning voice actor from the unique recreation. “I do suppose that you simply’re going to see another acquainted voices return, however that’s most likely as deep as we’re gonna go on that one proper now,” added Treadwell in the identical weblog submit.
And it is not simply voice actors who’re returning. Treadwell additionally famous that many former BioWare builders who labored on KOTOR at the moment are engaged on its remake, in addition to builders from video games like Demon’s Souls Remake, Ghost of Tsushima, and Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Aspyr’s remake of Knights of the Outdated Republic was introduced as a part of at the moment’s PlayStation Showcase and is headed to PS5 as a console unique at launch alongside a PC launch, although no particular date or window has been given but. The sport is being rebuilt “from the bottom up.”
Rebekah Valentine is a information reporter for IGN. Yow will discover her on Twitter @duckvalentine.