Forward of its launch later this 12 months, area shooter Star Wars: Hunters has introduced two new characters and two new maps. The sport is because of launch as a free-to-play title on Nintendo Change and cellular, with assist for synchronous cross-play between platforms.

The brand new Hunters embrace Skora, a Rodian cartel physician whose equipment permits her to heal allies and deal harm to her foes. The second new hunter is a cute-looking Mon Calamari known as Sprocket, a tech genius commanding an arsenal of droids with each offensive and defensive capabilities. Each the brand new characters are helps, with the sport’s simplified class system cut up between harm sellers, helps, and tanks.

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The newly introduced content material additionally consists of a new game mode, Huttball, which is getting back from Star Wars: The Old Republic. Hunters will reinvent the sport for its arena-style gameplay, although developer Jeff Hickman has mentioned that Hunters’ tackle Huttball nonetheless ought to really feel acquainted to followers of the unique.

The brand new maps being added to Star Wars: Hunters embrace Dusty Ridge, which has been designed for Huttball video games, and a brand new Escort map known as The Nice Hunt. On this map, gamers will probably be tasked with escorting an enormous harpoon via the Tatooine desert.

Hunters is a 4×4 arena-style recreation set after the autumn of the Galactic Empire, with its characters coming from the Insurrection and the previous Empire, in addition to the denizens of the universe’s expansive underworld.

The sport is presently in delicate launch on Android and iOS in sure areas, together with India, the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brazil, and Mexico. For gamers outdoors these areas, the sport does not presently have an official launch date, however guarantees to be obtainable on each cellular and Nintendo Change “later this 12 months.”

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