Force Unleashed Port announced for Nintendo Switch

Star Wars announces that 2008 action-adventure game The Force Unleashed will be hacking and making its way to Nintendo Switch later this year.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is heading to the Nintendo Switch later this year, more than ten years after the action-adventure game’s original release.

Announced at the last Nintendo Direct, the Force released brings back the Wii’s optional motion controls from its original release, allowing players to use the Switch’s Joy-Cons in both single-player and local 1v1 Duel mode. the Force released puts players in control of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, Starkiller, who combines devastating Force powers with lightsaber combos to hunt and destroy Jedi. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be available on Nintendo Switch on April 20.


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Throughout history, located between Revenge of the Sith and A new hope, players will visit a variety of familiar and unique worlds while hunting down Jedi Masters, with some locations including the iconic Cloud City and the unwanted planet, Raxus Prime. The Duel mode, meanwhile, offers 27 star wars characters to choose from, allowing two players to pit against Luke Skywalker, Anakin Skywalker, Darth Vader, Darth Maul and many more.

Priced at $19.99, the Switch version of the game will support TV, Tabletop, and Handheld modes and comes with a file size of 3.9 GB. Krome Studios is handling development on the Switch port, as the developer previously managed the PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and Wii versions of the Force released. Editing duties, meanwhile, will be handled by Aspyr – the same studio currently working on the upcoming Knights of the Old Republic redo.


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When the Force released lands on Switch in April 2022, it will mark the first new addition to the series since the Force Unleashed II in 2010. A third unreleased game was teased by star wars voice actor Sam Witwer in 2020, with Witwer hinting at a planned fight that was meant to show Vader’s true terror. “Starkiller fights and Starkiller says, ‘How do you do that?’ said Witwer. “Vador simply responds regardless of the first line of the original star wars the script was, I believe, “I am Lord Darth Vader, the Dark Lord of the Sith”. It was something along those lines, and that ends the conversation. He’s no match for this guy.”


Although the Force released hasn’t seen a new entry in over a decade, the 2019 star wars video game Jedi: Fallen Order was received by some fans as an almost perfect inversion of the Force released. The two games are between Revenge of the Sith and A new hope and tell equally bittersweet stories of redemption. While Starkiller was the Jedi hunter, Fallen orderThe protagonist of Cal Kestis is the hunted Jedi. While it may seem like Cal replaced Starkiller, some fans are wondering if Vader’s iconic apprentice could be brought into the main canon via an appearance in the upcoming one. Kenobi series.


Star Wars: The Force Unleashed makes its way to the Nintendo Switch on April 20.

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