Star Wars Hunters

Following on from the delay of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, Zynga's new "free-to-download" title Star Wars: Hunters has now also been delayed until 2022.

The news the game would not make a 2021 release was delivered at the end of a new cinematic trailer featured on Nintendo's YouTube channel. The same title will also be available on mobile devices next year.

Here's a bit about what to expect along with a look. You can pre-register now to unlock exclusive content.

Star Wars: Hunters is landing onto Nintendo Switch in 2022! Welcome to The Arena, where the stakes are high, and the excitement is even higher. Watch as Hunters go head-to-head in an all-out, adrenaline-fueled battle. Which team will emerge victorious?

Join the greatest Hunters from the Star Wars galaxy in grand arenas inspired by iconic Star Wars locales. Use skill and tactics, mix and match teams to find winning strategies, customize your Hunters, and engage in thrilling third-person cross-play battles. Pre-register now and help reach new milestones to unlock exclusive in-game content when the game launches!

"Giving a glimpse at the planet of Vespaara, as the trailer unfolds, Hunters from across the galaxy spar in The Arena. Taking center stage, the shrewd dark side warrior Rieve wields her red lightsaber while Aran Tal, the Mandalorian stalwart, showcases his quick trigger finger and opposition to those who thirst for the dark side. Grozz, the Wookiee warrior with a penchant for disarming droids, deceptively diminutive Jawas with an arsenal of hidden weaponry, Zaina, the Rebel veteran who battles for honor over riches and other combatants from familiar factions and species report to the battlefield, squaring off in two teams of four to thrill the galaxy with all-in, all-out competitive combat. As the trailer ends, a wider look at the Arena complex is seen as the Hutt Ship, the command center hovering above the action, comes into view."

Although there's no actual game footage in the above cinematic, last week the first screenshots of the game surfaced online. There was also some gameplay shown during Apple's event earlier today:

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