Star Wars - Hunters: New Free2Play game announced for Switch and Mobile

Star Wars - Hunters: New Free2Play game announced for Switch and Mobile

Star Wars - Hunters

Lucasfilm Games and the Zynga development team have unveiled Star Wars: Hunters, a brand new game at Nintendo Direct that will be available for Switch and Mobile later this year. According to initial information, it is an "Arena Combat Game" with team-based, competitive game modes in which well-known heroes of the sci-fi universe will compete against each other.

The creators also rely on the Free-2- Play model that is likely to be financed through in-game microtransactions. Star Wars: Hunters will also offer crossplay, which means that players can play with each other regardless of their platform. Nintendo Switch Online membership is also not required for the title. In line with the announcement, a first teaser without gameplay was also presented for the game.

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The upcoming game is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire. There will be more details about Star Wars: Hunters for Switch and Mobile in the next few months.

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Star Wars: Hunters is an upcoming squad-based multiplayer game from Zynga that's heading for iOS, Android and Switch

During the latest Nintendo Direct, Zynga unveiled their first foray into console gaming with the announcement of Star Wars: Hunters. However, you might have missed that the multiplayer arena combat game will also be heading for iOS and Android at some stage in 2021, though no specific date has been revealed yet. 

It will see players taking part in squad-based, multiplayer battles that will feature a varied roster of Star Wars characters. You can check out the teaser trailer below. Though it doesn't reveal any gameplay just yet, you can catch a glimpse of some of the characters that you'll be able to choose from when Star Wars: Hunters launches.

The game is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire and will see players battling in real-time in settings that draw inspiration from iconic Star Wars locations. Player's squads will be made up of a variety of unusual characters that include bounty hunters, heroes of the Rebellion and Imperial stormtroopers.

Discussing the game, Bernard Kim, President of Publishing at Zynga said: “Bringing Star Wars: Hunters to the Nintendo Switch and its passionate fan-base marks an exciting milestone for Zynga.”

They added: “We created Star Wars: Hunters for every fan who has ever dreamed about playing a high-intensity action game set in the Star Wars galaxy and are excited to see Switch players embrace our foray into console gaming.”

Star Wars: Hunters is set to release on the App Store, Google Play and Nintendo Switch later this year. It will be a free-to-play game with in-app purchases. You can sign up for the game's newsletter over on the official site if you'd like to hear about any updates in development.

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