Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
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Release Date: Sep 16, 2003

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Includes 5 items: STAR WARS™ - Dark Forces, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast™

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Includes 14 items: STAR WARS™ - Dark Forces, STAR WARS™ - Knights of the Old Republic™, STAR WARS™ - The Force Unleashed™ II, STAR WARS™ - The Force Unleashed™ Ultimate Sith Edition, STAR WARS™ Battlefront™ II, STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Dark Forces II, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Mysteries of the Sith™, STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight II - Jedi Outcast™, STAR WARS™ Knights of the Old Republic™ II - The Sith Lords™, STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™, STAR WARS™ Starfighter™, STAR WARS™ The Clone Wars™ - Republic Heroes™

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About This Game

Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi
Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker. Interact with famous Star Wars characters in many classic Star Wars locations as you face the ultimate choice: fight for good and freedom on the light side or follow the path of power and evil to the dark side.
  • Customize your character by defining both look and gender before entering the Academy to learn the power-and dangers- of the Force.
  • Construct your own Lightsaber from handle to blade. As you progress, discover the power of wiedling two Lightsabers or the ultimate double-bladed Lightsaber made famous by Darth Maul.
  • New vehicles, weapons, force powers and Star Wars locations.
  • Unique level selection system allows you to choose your own missions and adventures.
  • Six multiplayer modes including team based siege mode and two-on-one power duel. Fight in 23 multiplayer arenas!

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows 2000, XP or Vista
    • Processor: Pentium II or Athlon 450 MHz
    • Memory: 128 MB
    • Graphics: 32 MB OpenGL compatible
    • DirectX®: 9.0a
    • Hard Drive: 1.3 GB
    • Sound: 16 bit Direct x 9.0a
    • Multiplayer Requirements: Pentium II or Athlon 450MHz
    • OS: 10.8.5 (Mountain Lion), 10.9.5 (Mavericks), 10.10.5 (Yosemite), 10.11.1 (El Capitan)
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo (Dual-Core), 2.2 GHz
    • Memory: 4 GB
    • Graphics: 256 MB, (NVidia): Geforce 8800, (ATI): Radeon HD 2600, (Intel): HD 3000
    • Hard Drive: 2 GB
    • Peripherals: Macintosh mouse and keyboard

      NOTICE: The following video chipsets are unsupported by Jedi Academy
      • Intel Integrated GMA 950/X3100
      • ATI RADEON HD 2400
      NOTICE:This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)
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fraserrpg5
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
Fun great if you love Star Wars
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Wise Bro
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
It's good.
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Dream Creamy
( 0.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Luke Skywalker:I sense a disturbance in the Force
Kyle Katarn:You always feel disturbance in the Force
10/10 voice acting
May the 4th be with you
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Jean
( 173.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
One of the more realistic lightsaber combat systems. I personally enjoyed this more than Outcast due to having a lightsaber from the start of the game ;). Beaten this game I don't know how many times, so I made my own way of playing it: only choosing one sides force abilities. Makes for more interesting gameplay and just overall harder. Especially the dark side.
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( 8.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
If you look at this game and see how old it is DONT LET THAT TURN YOU AWAY. StarWars Jedi Academy is amazing.
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Sup3r Gh0st95
( 61.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Is Don Is Good.
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=M|F=LastSniperAlive
( 1.8 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
Just a few minutes replaying this classic on multiplayer and I could remember why I love it so much.
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Moskau
( 12.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 5
10/10 would use force choke to throw every single dark jedi in game from cliff or high place again
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IamFlamingo
( 24.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 4
my game stoped working it use to work but it just stoped. i love this game so much and since it stoped working im going to have to give this game a 0/10
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Awesomo 2000
( 5.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Finally, you have two lightsabres or dual lightsaber just as Darth Maul had, you can customize them, just as you can do with your character. The story isnt not so strongly bind together as in Jedi Outcast, but at least you will visit many more Star Wars worlds. Every encounter with Siths is its own reward for you to enjoy the fighting system.
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CrazyManDan1214
( 15.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
This has without a doubt has the best lightsaber combat system. It doesn't feel like a hack and slash like most sword fighting games, it feels like you actually have to be skilled at their system do succeed.
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Waffleseagreens
( 8.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
This game is a ton of fun and is still one of the best star wars games out there. The single player is fun to mess around with and play till you beat it but the multiplayer is where the fun is really at. There are still a ton of people who still play the game so you can hop right into a server and start fighting. The saber combat is incredible, Fluent and a ton of fun to playb with. If you think you are going to lose a battle one good timed and placed swing can even the match quickly. For how cheap it is I think it is a game worth checking out.
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Teh Yeti
( 27.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Amazing game. Maybe better than Jedi Outcast, definitely my favorite star wars game series. Love this game. If you're thinking about buying it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXsQAXx_ao0
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ORourkester
( 25.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
I remember loving this when it first came out, just as good now..wish the charecters were more customizable but otherwise great game!
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DoctorWhoozle
( 36.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
This game is the game for lightsaber combat! The graphics are pretty good and the gameplay is the best. Also you can FIGHT WITH A BLASTER AND FIGHT WITH A LIGHTSABER!!!
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Majestic Goose Shrimp
( 0.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Don't bother buying this if your looking to play solo against bots and just cut off limbs and such.

Cfg files wont work with it in multiplayer, only single player storymode.
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Draxman76
( 2,113.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
You either like the multiplayer or you don't. Games are made like this only once in a great while.
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Maksman
( 980.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
Jedi Academy gives you more possibilities than Jedi Outcast such as force powers, saber type, and great commuinity mods from sites like jkhub. For those who want the multiplayer it is more about mods like MovieBattles2. Story isnt as good as Jedi Outcast but is just as much fun if not more.
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(Shadow)[Live Now JKA]
( 340.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 3
This is possibly one of the greatest star wars games ever conceived i've been playing this game since it launched back in 2003 via the discs, only recently gotten the steam version but Jedi Academy is the pinnacle of Lightsaber combat in any star wars game and no game will ever match it again. Do yourself a favor and get Jedi Academy and the entire Jedi Knight series as a whole they are all worth it.
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
35 of 35 people (100%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
124.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 25
Classic Star Wars game using the Quake III engine. Despite its age; the saber combat still is better than the Force Unleashed games. One well placed saber blow can be lethal like the in movies.


Single Player is fun to mess around in but MP is where its at. The game still has a small active community. The community is kinda cringey though.. They have a silly Bushido-esque honor code that's enforced like a religion on all the servers.
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37 of 44 people (84%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Recommended
76.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 23
IMHO, even though this game is 12 years old it is still better than the new Star Wars Battlefront.


GG, EA. GG



10/10
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18 of 19 people (95%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Recommended
21.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
The best game I've ever played, & the multiplayer is the best.

Using the saber alone without force powers is tough enough. I've been playing the game now for many years & it still has me hooked. Someday I hope they make an mmo with the same combat mechanics.
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
20.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
I am an avid Star Wars fan but I had never played this before. I just completed the single player campaign and the story was epic. For once they didn't copy other story plots from other movies, it was sort of original.

The combat is what is the most fun aspect of this game. And I feel the graphics are still "good" enough for today's technology. Also when you are done with the game pick up Star Wars Movie Battles II, an awesome mod with endless hours of Jedi slaying. I think it's more satisfying than "Battlefront". Did I say you can slay Jedi in this?
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11 of 11 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
23.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
-Some of the best lightsaber combat ever
-Moddable
-Campaign
-Multiplayer
-Custom charactars
-Custom sabers
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11 of 15 people (73%) found this review helpful
10 people found this review funny
Recommended
27.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Amazing game. Maybe better than Jedi Outcast, definitely my favorite star wars game series. Love this game. If you're thinking about buying it...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXsQAXx_ao0
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4 of 4 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
5.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
Finally, you have two lightsabres or dual lightsaber just as Darth Maul had, you can customize them, just as you can do with your character. The story isnt not so strongly bind together as in Jedi Outcast, but at least you will visit many more Star Wars worlds. Every encounter with Siths is its own reward for you to enjoy the fighting system.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
340.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
This is possibly one of the greatest star wars games ever conceived i've been playing this game since it launched back in 2003 via the discs, only recently gotten the steam version but Jedi Academy is the pinnacle of Lightsaber combat in any star wars game and no game will ever match it again. Do yourself a favor and get Jedi Academy and the entire Jedi Knight series as a whole they are all worth it.
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
If you look at this game and see how old it is DONT LET THAT TURN YOU AWAY. StarWars Jedi Academy is amazing.
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5 of 7 people (71%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
22.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 1
Best game about Jedi!
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 9
Purchased as part of a bundle at some point in the distant past, excellent graphics and music. Game play is standard Quake III engine based, great story as well. Some wonkyness when modding INI files to get up to 4K resolutions, however, game still looks fantastic!

Highly suggest if you played 13 years ago and love this title, or, are into anything Star Wars related, has aged better than most titles from 2003.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
27.0 hrs on record
Posted: April 16
I love this game it was the first one i played by my self. If you like Star Wars get this and don't let the graphics make you think twice cause this is a really fun games.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
This game is a ton of fun and is still one of the best star wars games out there. The single player is fun to mess around with and play till you beat it but the multiplayer is where the fun is really at. There are still a ton of people who still play the game so you can hop right into a server and start fighting. The saber combat is incredible, Fluent and a ton of fun to playb with. If you think you are going to lose a battle one good timed and placed swing can even the match quickly. For how cheap it is I think it is a game worth checking out.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
This has without a doubt has the best lightsaber combat system. It doesn't feel like a hack and slash like most sword fighting games, it feels like you actually have to be skilled at their system do succeed.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
12.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
10/10 would use force choke to throw every single dark jedi in game from cliff or high place again
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
1.8 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
Just a few minutes replaying this classic on multiplayer and I could remember why I love it so much.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
25.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
I remember loving this when it first came out, just as good now..wish the charecters were more customizable but otherwise great game!
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2 of 3 people (67%) found this review helpful
Recommended
11.8 hrs on record
Posted: April 22
An amazing game!
I had real fun through out the story line. I love how you can choose what lightsaber style you want and what kind of lightsaber you want and the color and everything. This game is worth the money!
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3 of 5 people (60%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
2,113.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
You either like the multiplayer or you don't. Games are made like this only once in a great while.
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1 of 2 people (50%) found this review helpful