The force is with us! Star Wars just announced a new game for the Nintendo Switch, which is going to be made by Zynga, called Star Wars Hunters. A great star wars game for the Switch has been a long time coming, finally, we have official confirmation, and the hype is through the roof. This came as part of the February Nintendo Direct program. We have very few details, but just those are enough to get us excited. Zynga has stated that Hunters will be a squad-based online arena multiplayer game.
When it comes to the plot, the game will take place between Episode 6 and Episode 7. A new studio was opened in Austin, Texas, by Zynga just for this game, the announcement was made back in 2020 stating that a game is in the works and will probably reach us by late 2021.
With Star Wars-inspired locations, a very enthusiastic crowd cheering you on, and some iconic, amazing characters to control, this game looks like it is going to be very interesting. They have also stated that the game will feature an array of new amazing characters.
With some amazing characters and gameplay, the company has promised some real-time engaging and thrilling battles. We also got a small teaser to look at, which featured some of the upcoming characters that we will get to play as.
We’ll get to play as Bounty Hunters, Stormtroopers, Heroes of the Rebellion, and so on. We also saw some unfamiliar faces who were a Wookiee warrior and a fighter who wielded a red lightsaber.
Vice president of Lucasfilm Games, Douglas Reilly, stated that the game would be different from anything that they have tried before. He also stated that the game would take inspiration from many of the classic Star Wars films and settings.
The game will be released a little later this year, with it being available on the Play Store and the App Store.
But if you can’t wait till August to play the game, there are some other amazing Star Wars games you can play right now. Here are our top 2 picks.
Star Wars Squadrons
This is a space combat game set in the Star Wars universe, the game is published by Electronic Arts and published by Motive Studios. It was just released in October 2020 for all major platforms. The game has both a single-player campaign and a multiplayer option.
It’s a first-person space combat game that lets you be a starfighter from the Galactic Empire or the New Republic Navy. You have different classes for both groups.
The ships you will be flying are so different from one another, each will have its specialties. It is designed to perfection by the developers. By advancing through levels, you unlock more and more things for your craft that will make combat much easier.
Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order
This is an action-adventure video game that is played from the third-person perspective. The styles of exploration, progression, even combat were inspired by Batman: Arkham Asylum, a near-perfect game.
We follow the life of the new Jedi Cal Kestis, who is being hunted throughout the galaxy by the Galactic Empire. By using our trusty lightsaber and the power of the force, we have to push our way through some mind-boggling puzzles and very thrilling combat. This is easily one of the best Star Wars games.