Star Wars: The Clone Wars leaked itemizing hints at PS2 emulation coming to PS5

screenshot of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, a 2002 game, showing the player directing a tank-like vehicle in combat, with a targeting reticle around enemy vehicles

A PlayStation Retailer itemizing for 2002’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars seems to sign that extra PlayStation 2-emulated video games can be coming to PlayStation 5 (and PS4) after a somewhat notable absence of classics.

Gematsu seen the shop itemizing, which gave a launch date of June 11. That would imply Star Wars: The Clone Wars can be added into the PlayStation Plus lineup for that month. In any occasion, it could be the primary PlayStation 2-emulated sport on PS4 since 2019, and on PS5 total, since that console launched on the finish of 2020.

The highest tier of the PlayStation Plus subscription service, PlayStation Plus Premium, has included authentic PlayStation video games and PlayStation Moveable titles since that service launched in 2022. PS2 and PS3 video games have been notably absent nonetheless.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars was a LucasArts sport developed by Pandemic Studios for PS2, GameCube, and Xbox in 2002 and 2003. It’s a mixture of third-person motion and vehicular fight set within the Star Wars prequel world across the time of 2002’s Assault of the Clones.

Might and June are when platform holders and main video video games publishers schedule massive showcases, so maybe we are going to be taught extra about Sony Interactive Leisure’s plans for PlayStation 2 emulation quickly.

Right here is the sport’s full product itemizing (since eliminated):

Expertise STAR WARS The Clone Wars initially launched on the PlayStation®2 console, enhanced with up-rendering, rewind, fast save, and customized video filters.

You’re thrust into the warmth of battle within the galaxy’s most unforgettable battle. Lead the Republic military within the best battles of the epic Clone Wars as Anakin Skywalker, Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Your directive: cease the Separatists from reassembling an historical Sith weapon of mass annihilation!

• Take over the place Episode II ends. Play out the best battles of the epic Clone Wars.

• Sixteen single-player missions on six expansive worlds from the Star Wars universe.

• Pilot 5 distinctive craft (Republic gunship, speeder bike, fighter tank, assault walker and even a maru) towards over 30 totally different fight models.

• Missions vary from intense shut fight engagements to huge large-scale battles.

• 4 fully totally different multiplayer modes: team-based technique, deathmatch, king-of-the-hill, and co-op endurance.

This title has been transformed from the PlayStation®2 model to the PlayStation®four and PlayStation®5 consoles and gives newly added options. Consequently, there could also be instances the place the title performs otherwise from the PlayStation®2 model, or the place some options could trigger the title to not perform correctly. This model doesn’t assist the PlayStation®2 console’s peripherals, due to this fact some performance might not be obtainable.

Featured picture through PlayStation Retailer

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