Pinball FX3 players on the Switch will finally get the chance to dive into the galaxy far, far away when all 19 Star Wars tables arrive on the platform!
If you haven’t had the chance to play any of Zen Studios’ various Star Wars pinball tables, you’re missing out on some of the coolest virtual pinball around. Spanning the movies, TV shows, and specific characters, over the last several years they’ve crafted some super fun Star Wars pinball tables for fans to play.
While Pinball FX3 arrived on the Nintendo Switch back in 2017 (which is a bunch of fun and you should totally download it), none of the Star Wars tables had made the jump to the platform. Coming from their booth at Star Wars Celebration, they’ve revealed all 19 of Star Wars tables will be playable via big collection on September 13th:
From its booth at Star Wars Celebration Chicago, Zen Studios announced that Star Wars™ Pinball is coming to Nintendo Switch on September 13, 2019. The first Star Wars game releasing on the Nintendo Switch platform, Star Wars Pinball will debut with its entire collection of 19 digital pinball tables that span all three Star Wars eras and will take full advantage of the Nintendo Switch’s unique functionalities, like HD Rumble and vertical play orientation. In addition to its digital availability through the Nintendo eShop, Star Wars Pinball will also hit retail shelves for the first time ever as a physical product, exclusively for Nintendo Switch.
The Star Wars Pinball Nintendo Switch collection will offer unique gameplay modes only available on the console. Players can participate in a community-wide Galactic Struggle, which allows them to contribute points to the light or dark side, depending on their preference. Likewise, a new Career mode allows Star Wars fans to join the ranks of the Jedi or Sith as they achieve up to 50 Career Ranks, and simply playing any table unlocks special Force Power bonuses that can be applied toward bigger scores. Simply playing any table unlocks special Force Power bonuses that can be applied toward bigger scores, and a Force Training mode will help pinball Padawans maximize their potential.
Star Wars fans of all generations will enjoy tables centered around adapting movie and TV show content, iconic characters, memorable locations, and general Star Wars themes:
Movies Adaptations: Episodes IV, V, VI, VII and VIII, plus Rogue One: A Star Wars™ Story and Solo: A Star Wars™ Story
TV Adaptations: Star Wars™: The Clone Wars™, Star Wars Rebels™
Characters: Han Solo, Darth Vader, Lando Calrissian in The Calrissian Chronicles table, Boba Fett, Droids
Locations: Ahch-To Island, Mimban (Battle of Mimban)
Themes: Jedi vs. Sith (Masters of the Force), X-wings vs. TIE fighters (Starfighter Assault), being the bad guy (Might of the First Order)
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