Earlier this year, it was reported that disgruntled fans had filed a class-action lawsuit against developer Aspyr after the latter announced it would be canceling the “Restored Content” DLC for STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords on Switch.
According to a new article from Axios, Aspyr is seeking to have the lawsuit dismissed on the grounds that the plaintiffs in question had already been offered relief in the form of a free game. In fact, new court documents reveal that lead plaintiff Malachi Mickelonis, who previously said he “felt completely duped” by Aspyr, requested and subsequently received a code for one of the free games offered.
Additionally, it was revealed that Aspyr actually canceled the DLC due to a “third party” objection. It is unclear who this third party is and what the actual objection was, but it is believed that Aspyr believed itself capable of publishing the content as intended before such an objection arose.
The choice of games Aspyr had offered in response to the cancellation included a copy of KOTOR 2 on PC (which would include the canceled DLC), Knights of the Old Republic, Jedi Knight, Jedi Knight II, The Force Unleashed, Republic Commando and Episode I: Runner. Users were encouraged to contact Aspyr directly with proof of purchase in order to qualify for a free game.
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