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

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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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