Did you miss GamesBeat Summit 2021? Watch on-demand here! 


Zynga is releasing a Star Wars game on consoles.

The studio is working with its developer NaturalMotion Games to release Star Wars Hunters this year for Nintendo Switch. The companies announced the game today as part of the Nintendo Direct video showcase.

Details are still scarce. What we know is that Hunters is a competitive, third-person shooter set in the Star Wars universe. It takes place after the fall of the Empire, and it will have squad-based multiplayer combat.

Zynga is best known for Facebook and mobile games, but it is now apparently bringing its wares to the Switch.

GamesBeat

GamesBeat's creed when covering the game industry is "where passion meets business." What does this mean? We want to tell you how the news matters to you -- not just as a decision-maker at a game studio, but also as a fan of games. Whether you read our articles, listen to our podcasts, or watch our videos, GamesBeat will help you learn about the industry and enjoy engaging with it. How will you do that? Membership includes access to:
  • Newsletters, such as DeanBeat
  • The wonderful, educational, and fun speakers at our events
  • Networking opportunities
  • Special members-only interviews, chats, and "open office" events with GamesBeat staff
  • Chatting with community members, GamesBeat staff, and other guests in our Discord
  • And maybe even a fun prize or two
  • Introductions to like-minded parties
Become a member