Lucasfilm and Zynga are teaming up on a new competitive, free-to-play online third-person shooter video game, coming to Switch in 2021. This news comes shortly after Lucasfilm announced LucasFilm Games as the new home of Star Wars spell. Lucasfilm made the official announcement Star Wars Hunters on the officer Star Wars website.
“If you’ve ever dreamed of competing in a galactic arena, the roar of the cheering crowd in your ears, a new Star Wars game promises to capture that spirit with all-new characters and Star Wars-inspired locations. “
The big news was announced today during Nintendo Direct. Star Wars Hunters is described as a “competitive arena fighting game coming to the Nintendo Switch system in 2021”. Star Wars: Hunters brings players together to engage in exciting team-based multiplayer battles featuring a wide variety of distinctive new ones Star Wars characters.
“Set after the fall of the Galactic Empire, Star Wars: Hunters will connect players in real time to battle in arena settings inspired by iconic Star Wars locations. Play as daring Bounty Hunters, heroes of the Rebellion and an Imperial Stormtrooper in an action game that immerses players in a fast-paced and visually stunning Star Wars conflict.
The game introduces new Bounty Hunters, Rebel Heroes and Imperial characters, some of which were revealed in the official announcement. One of the new characters includes a Wookiee warrior and a mysterious red lightsaber-wielding hunter. Lucasfilm revealed the trailer for the game earlier today. Douglas Reilly, VP of Lucasfilm Games, had this to say about the new shooter.
“Star Wars: Hunters takes inspiration from classic Star Wars stories and settings, but with a look and feel unlike anything we’ve done before. We’re excited to bring this hugely creative cast of characters to our fans on Nintendo Switch. where they can engage in exciting battles with their friends at home or on the go. “
Star Wars: Hunters will be available for free download on Nintendo Switch, the App Store and Google Play later this year. Star Wars: Hunters does not require a Nintendo Switch Online membership to download and play. This is the Star Wars shooter that was rumored to be coming in early February. Several others are expected Star Wars Video game announcements will be made in the course of 2021. The trailer was revealed on the official StarWars.com website.
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