FAQs: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords (Mac/Linux)

FAQs: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords (Mac/Linux)

 

Now that the excellent Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords has hit the Mac and Linux, you probably have some burning questions about the game. Lucky for you, we have the answers.

 

Q: What platforms is Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords available on from Aspyr Media?

A: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is now available on the Mac (both Steam and Mac App Store) and Linux (Steam).

 

Q: Will there be a mobile version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II for either iOS or Android?

A: While bringing Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II to mobile devices is certainly a goal of Aspyr Media, we need to gather more intel through our network of Bothan spies before making any official announcements. If you would like to officially show your interest in or be updated on any news regarding a mobile port of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, please visit the game’s page on Aspyr.com and use the email sign-up form as a petition of sorts. Aspyr will inform you of any Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II mobile news by email.

 

Q: Is there a planned version of the original Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic for Linux?

A: There are currently no plans for a Linux version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

 

Q: Where can I buy Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II?

A: To play the Steam version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II, you may purchase the game directly from Steam, or you may purchase a Steam code from GameAgent (Mac or Linux) or any other participating online retailer.

Alternatively, users also have the option to purchase the game on the Mac App Store. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II is $9.99 on all platforms and stores.

Please note that the game is not transferable between Steam and the Mac App Store. If you own one version of the game and want to play the other, you’ll need to purchase the game again.

 

Q: Does Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II support Steam Play?

A: Yes, the Steam version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II does support Steam Play. This means that once you purchase the game on any supported Steam platform (Mac, Linux, or Windows PC), you are automatically granted access to the game on all other supported Steam platforms. If you have already purchased the game for Windows PC on Steam prior to the launch of the Mac and Linux versions, you do not have to purchase the game again.

Please note that Steam Play functionality is limited to the Steam version only. This feature is not supported on the Mac App Store.

 

Q: Are there any gameplay differences between the Steam version and the Mac App Store version of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II?

A: Outside of cloud save functionality and how mods are handled, there are no differences between the two versions. You will enjoy the same play experience on both.

 

Q: Have there been any changes or updates for the Mac and Linux versions of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II?

A: Yes! The following features have been added to Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II:

  • Achievements (both Steam and Game Center)
  • Gamepad support
  • Support fore widescreen and native resolutions, including Retina/4k/5k resolutions
  • Steam Cloud saves (Steam only)
  • Steam Workshop support (Steam only)

Additionally, there have been a number of bug fixes to the game.

These features and updates are also now available for the Windows PC version, too.

 

Q: What gamepads does Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II support?

A: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on the Mac supports:

  • Microsoft® Xbox® 360 Controller for Windows® (Wired)
  • Microsoft® Xbox® One Controller (Wired)
  • SONY® PS3 DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller
  • SONY® PS4 DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller
  • Logitech RumblePad™ 2
  • Logitech™ Dual Action™

 

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on Linux supports:

  • Microsoft® Xbox® 360 Controller for Windows® (Wired)
  • Microsoft® Xbox® 360 Games for Windows® Wireless Controller with Adapter
  • SONY® PS3 DUALSHOCK®3 wireless controller (Wired)
  • SONY® PS4 DUALSHOCK®4 wireless controller (Wired)
  • Logitech Gamepad F310
  • Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710

 

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on Windows PC supports:

  • Microsoft® Xbox® 360 Controller for Windows® (Wired)
  • Microsoft® Xbox® 360 Games for Windows® Wireless Controller with Adapter
  • Microsoft® Xbox® One Controller (Wired)
  • Razor Sabertooth – Gaming Controller for Xbox 360
  • Thrustmaster GPX
  • Logitech Gamepad F310
  • Logitech Wireless Gamepad F710

 

Q: Does Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on Mac and Linux feature mod support?

A: Yes, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II players on both Mac and Linux can install and use mods. Steam users will utilize the Steam Workshop, while Mac App users will use a different method. More details can be found in our mod installation guide.

 

Q: What is The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod?

A: The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod is a mod for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II that is intended to “restore” some game content that, for various reasons, never made it into the final release. The mod also addresses and fixes some bugs in the game. It is by far the most popular mod for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II.

However, as it is a mod, it is not at all required to play or enjoy the game. Like any other mod, it simply tweaks the game to provide a slightly different gameplay experience.

Mac App Store users can download the mod from GameAgent (free membership required); Steam users will access the mod from the Steam Workshop. For further instructions, please see our mod installation guide.

IMPORTANT: The Sith Lords Restored Content Mod will NOT work with an in-progress game. You will need to start a new game to enjoy the content from this mod. Likewise, if you remove the mod in the middle of an in-progress game, you will no longer be able to continue that particular playthrough until the mod is re-installed and re-activated.

 

 

Q: Is it possible to transfer saved game progress from Windows PC over to Mac (or Linux)?

A: Yes, saved game data will work cross-platform. You can manually move the file from one platform to another, or you can use the newly added Steam Cloud functionality.

Please note that if you’re transferring saved game data that has been created using a modded game, you must have the exact same mods installed on the platform you are transferring to in order for it to work.

 

Q: What languages does Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II support?

A: Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II features full support for English, French, and German; and offers text support for Italian and Spanish.

 

Q: What are the system requirements for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II on Mac and Linux?

A: The system requirements for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II are below. Mac users may also take advantage of GameAgent’s Mac Match feature to automatically determine whether their Mac is supported or not.

Mac

  • Operating System: 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10 (Yosemite)
  • CPU Processor: Intel Core i3 (2 cores)
  • CPU Speed: 2.2GHz
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Hard Disk Space: 10 GB
  • Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 3870
  • Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 330M
  • Video Card (Intel): HD 3000
  • Video Memory (VRam): 256 MB

Linux

  • Operating System: SteamOS, Ubuntu 14.04
  • CPU Processor: Intel Core i3, AMD A10
  • CPU Speed: 2.4GHz 
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM 
  • Hard Disk Space: 10 GB 
  • Video Card (ATI): Radeon HD 5450 
  • Video Card (NVidia): Geforce 440 
  • Video Card (Intel): HD 4400
  • Video Memory (VRam): 896 MB

 

Q: I’m having some technical difficulties with the game/my question wasn’t answered…

A: If you have any questions about Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II not listed above, leave them in the comments below, and we’ll be happy to answer them.

Alternatively, if you’re having any kind of technical issues with the game, such as trouble with downloading, crashes, performance, etc, please contact Aspyr Support at http://support.aspyr.comor via email at support@aspyr.com. They’ll be happy to help in any way they can!

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