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Super Nintendo classic 'Super Star Wars' coming to Playstation 4

By Wade Sheridan
The 1992 side-scrolling Super Nintendo classic "Super Star Wars" is set to be re-released on Playstation 4 Tuesday enhanced with new features. Photo courtesy of Sony Playstation/<a class="tpstyle" href="http://blog.us.playstation.com/2015/11/15/the-drop-new-playstation-games-for-11172015/">Playstation Blog</a>.
The 1992 side-scrolling Super Nintendo classic "Super Star Wars" is set to be re-released on Playstation 4 Tuesday enhanced with new features. Photo courtesy of Sony Playstation/Playstation Blog.

SAN MATEO, Calif., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- To coincide with the release of "Star Wars: Battlefront," Sony has revealed that the Super Nintendo classic, "Super Star Wars" would also be released onto Playstation 4 and Playstation Vita Tuesday.

According to Sony's official Playstation Blog, this digital re-release will come "enhanced for PS4 with new save features, leaderboards, Trophies, and updated display and controller options."

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"Risk your life as a Jedi Knight! Join Luke, Han, and Chewbacca in their fierce war against the evil Empire," the description reads.

The side-scrolling shooter was originally released on the Super Nintendo in 1992 and was last made available through the Wii's Virtual Console in 2009. "Super Star Wars" is also listed as a cross-buy title meaning those who purchase the game will be able to access it on either Playstation 4 or Playstation Vita.

On Tuesday, one of the year's most anticipated games, "Star Wars: Battlefront" will finally hit stores promising fans epic, 40-player online battles across the series' most iconic locations such as Hoth and Endor a month before Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters on Dec. 18.

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