Star Wars: Hunters was first introduced for Switch throughout a Nintendo Direct in February, however it’s additionally coming to Android and iOS. Today’s Apple Event supplied an sudden stage to premiere the primary take a look at gameplay for the free-to-play aggressive motion title. We additionally bought a take a look at a brand new cinematic trailer that gives an honest setup for Hunters’ premise.
Let’s begin with the flamboyant trailer, which depicts a chaotic free-for-all between a sith warrior, a bounty hunter, a Wookie, a robotic Jedi, Jawas, amongst others. These hunters compete in group battles inside The Arena, situated on planet Vespaara. We do not know something about these characters individually, however Hunters’ narrative happens after the Empire’s fall in Return of the Jedi and earlier than The Force Awakens.
While the cinematic is sharp, as we speak’s Apple Event supplied a quick take a look at precise gameplay. The quick clip, which you’ll watch within the embedded tweet under, confirmed the crimson lightsaber-wielding character partaking in third-person, over-the-shoulder melee fight. This avatar slices via the Wookie opponent (presumably one other human participant), together with throwing her lightsaber. It undoubtedly appears to suit the invoice of what you may anticipate from a free-to-play motion sport, however we nonetheless don’t know a lot about Hunters’ multiplayer when it comes to modes and development.
Star Wars: Hunters is being developed by Zynga and nonetheless doesn’t have a launch date, however it’s now scheduled to launch someday in 2022 after initially being introduced for this yr. You can pre-register for the sport now to unlock unique (and unspecified) in-game content material.
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