Mobile game developer Zynga just released their first gameplay trailer for their upcoming Star Wars game, Star Wars: Hunters.
The mobile game takes place on the planet of Vespaara where players are able to choose from a roster of bounty hunters, Rebellion heroes, Imperial hold-outs, and other combatants from various factions and species to compete in 4v4 combat in The Arena.
Zynga specifically describes the combat, “Players compete in 4v4 team battles across a variety of arenas inspired by familiar Star Wars locales. Mix and match teams and use skill and tactics to dominate in fast-paced, dynamic battles.”
Not only are there are a variety of arenas, but there are also a number of different game modes.
Zynga explains, “Dazzle The Arena’s crowd, competing across multiple PVP game modes; within Escort, defense and attack skills are crucial as the team need to work together to safely escort the payload before their enemies defeat them.”
They add, “”In Control, two teams battle it out to defeat one another and take control of the central objective area until the time runs out.”
Along with the release of this gameplay trailer, Zynga revealed a number of the characters’ unique abilities:
- J-3DI’s Faux Pull – A favorite trick of J-3DI. He can launch his hand and pull an enemy directly back to himself for face to face combat.
- Utooni’s Scrap Cannon – Ultimate resourcefulness. A quick-assembled weapon made from scrap that the two twin scavengers pilot. It unleashes a destructive beam for a short period of time.
- Rieve’s Lightsaber Throw – As dangerous as it sounds. She throws the lightsaber in front of her causing serious damage to opponents.
Sentinel’s Empire’s Finest – Calling for reinforcements. This heavy gunner can summon two follower stormtroopers who open fire on his enemies.
Slingshot’s Rocket Stomp! – Shields Up. As Slingshot will repeatedly be jumping up and slamming down, damaging and slowing enemies around.
Imara Vex’s Seeker Salvo – Nowhere to hide. She unleashes a barrage of rockets that track nearby enemies down, causing heavy damage.
Zaina’s Sticky Bomb – A sticky situation. Zaina can stick a bomb on enemies or objects, which then explodes creating significant damage.
Grozz’s Boulder Bash – Crush your opponents. He rips a boulder out of the floor which bounces around and stuns and damages your enemies.
Each of the characters also belongs to three distinct classes: damage, support, and tank.
Star Wars: Hunters entered a soft launch on November 19th on Android devices in India, Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia.
The game is expected to arrive in the United States on Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android some time in 2022.
What did you make of the gameplay trailer for Star Wars: Hunters?