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Classic Star Wars games come to Steam


X-Wing bundle

LucasArts has brought some of its best-loved Star Wars games to the Steam platform.

Steam is celebrating Monday's Star Wars Day ('May the 4th be with you,' geddit?) by making four classic Star Wars games available – and they're on sale until May 6.

You can now pick up X-Wing, TIE Fighter, X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter, and X-Wing Alliance on Valve's peerless PC gaming platform for £6.29 each, or as a bundle for £20.69.

These titles, released throughout the '90s, remain four of the best-loved Star Wars games ever made. Eschewing the prevailing trend for mainstream action games that has become associated with the Star Wars brand, these are complex flight combat simulators.

Each game places you in the cockpit of some of the most famous craft in sci-fi, and asks you to manage their various systems while engaging in tense, demanding ship-to-ship combat. A decent flight joystick is strongly recommended.

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Elsewhere on Steam's Star Wars Day sale, you can pick up the Star Wars Collection for just £17.48. That's down from £75.99, which represents a whopping great saving of 77 percent.

The bundle itself features 14 popular Star Wars games, including Star Wars Battlefront II, Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy, and Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition.

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