Star Wars: KotOR Has Gone GoldLucasArts today announced Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic, a role playing game (RPG) for the Xbox( video game system from Microsoft, has gone gold and will be available at retail throughout the United States and Canada Wednesday, July 16. One of this year's most eagerly anticipated titles, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic was recently named the number one game in Electronic Gaming Monthly's Top 20 Summer Games feature. In addition, Official Xbox Magazine called Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic an "instant classic," and the game received a perfect score in the forthcoming September issue of GMR. LucasArts also announced that in Winter 2003 it expects to make available to Xbox Live subscribers downloadable content for Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Featured will be a variety of new weapons and other items to assist players on in-game quests. Developed by BioWare, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic features an original story set some 4,000 years prior to the timeframe of the Star Wars films in an era dominated by an epic conflict between the Jedi and the evil Sith.