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Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Heads To Nintendo Switch This Spring

Unveiled at today's Nintendo Direct Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games will be bringing Star Wars: The Force Unleashed to the Nintendo Switch. The iconic Star Wars adventure game is a port of the Wii version but with some enhancements to take advantage of the Switch's capabilities.

Gamers will get to play through the fantastic story with traditional controls but can opt to use the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con motion controls. They can also enjoy local multiplayer with Duel Mode and choose from 27 characters.

While at a glance it is easy to say, ” oh great, an old game on Switch” Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is still one of the better Star Wars games, and it won't break the bank at $19.99 plus new gamers can get familiar with Starkiller who is a fan-favorite character that many fans would like to see in Star Wars films and shows.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed launches on April 20 and is available to pre-order on the Nintendo eShop today for $19.99.

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Aspyr Announces Star Wars™: The Force Unleashed™ for Nintendo Switch, Coming April 20

Pre-order the classic action-adventure game today, featuring an epic story, intense multiplayer Duels, and immersive Joy-Con™ motion controls

AUSTIN, Texas — Feb. 9, 2022 — During today’s Nintendo Direct, Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games announced the Nintendo Wii™ edition of the classic action-adventure game Star Wars™: The Force Unleashed™ is coming to Nintendo Switch™ on April 20. Play as Starkiller, secret apprentice to Darth Vader, on a mission to hunt down and destroy the Jedi. Dive into a riveting Star Wars™ story featuring devastating Force power and lightsaber combos, multiplayer Duel Mode, and support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con™ motion controls.

Experience an untold story set between Star Wars™ Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars™ Episode IV: A New Hope, wielding the powers of the dark side as a powerful Force user in a battle that will forever shape the galaxy.

Key Features:

  • Play as Starkiller and destroy all who stand in your way on your quest to serve Lord Vader.
  • Unleash epic Force powers and lightsaber combos with optional Nintendo Switch Joy-Con™ motion controls.
  • Battle your friends in local multiplayer Duel Mode to determine the galaxy’s most powerful Jedi, with 27 characters to choose from!
  • Travel the Star Wars galaxy and defeat powerful Jedi Masters across a variety of iconic locations, including Cloud City, the Wookiee homeworld Kashyyyk, the floral planet Felucia, and the junk world of Raxus Prime.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed launches on April 20 and is available to pre-order on the Nintendo eShop today for $19.99.

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