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#PSA: The KOTOR Swap bundle saves no cash, and locks you out of the primary recreation till the second is out

“PSA: The KOTOR Swap bundle saves no cash, and locks you out of the primary recreation till the second is out”

The bundle is up now, nevertheless it unlocks on June 8

So uh, don’t purchase the KOTOR Swap bundle till after June 8, when the second recreation is out. Bizarre, proper? Bundles and the eShop: typically a nasty mixture!

As we’ve established, Knights of the Outdated Republic II is out on June 8. KOTOR 1 got here out on Swap on November 11, 2021. Should you individually purchase the latter exterior of the bundle, you possibly can play it proper now, no points. However in the event you purchase the bundle, KOTOR 1 might be locked to the SKU of the second recreation, and gained’t work till June 8. Lame, proper? Particularly when you think about that the bundle saves you zero {dollars} (every recreation is $15, and the bundle is $30).

The flaw was identified by Redditor hyp3rstrike, who bought the bundle, and discovered that the primary recreation wouldn’t boot, getting the “you can’t play this software program or downloadable content material but” message. In response to one other poster in the identical thread, they have been in a position to get a “one-time refund” for the KOTOR Swap bundle, however have been allegedly informed to learn the tremendous print on how bundles work.

Now, this has occurred earlier than with bundles, and isn’t a unique scenario. However it’s price a PSA, and the apply remains to be silly, even in 2022! Bundles that contain SKUs of video games which can be at present out, particularly when mentioned assortment has you obtain every recreation individually (which the KOTOR Swap bundle does), ought to simply work. Until one thing is modified, contemplate this a warning for the KOTOR Swap bundle and others prefer it on the eShop.

Given the recognition of the Star Wars franchise, quite a lot of people have known as into Nintendo buyer assist about this: so fingers crossed it will get pushed up the chain and will get fastened ultimately. On the opposite aspect of the equation, the truth that the bundle serves no goal, with no financial financial savings, additionally stings.

Chris Carter

Opinions Director, Co-EIC – Chris has been having fun with Destructoid avidly since 2008. He lastly determined to take the following step, make an account, and begin running a blog in January of 2009. Now, he is employees!

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