Ubisoft has announced that Starlink: Battle for Atlas will launch for Nintendo Switch on October 16, 2018.
The Starlink diverse cast of characters will team up with ace pilot and leader of the Star Fox team, Fox McCloud, and his iconic Arwing ship in free exclusive add-on content for the Nintendo Switch. Players can play through the entire campaign as Fox McCloud and embark on exclusive missions in Atlas featuring other friends from the Star Fox universe.
The Starlink: Battle for Atlas Retail Starter Pack includes the game, one starship, one pilot, a variety of weapons, the Starlink controller mount and a poster for the suggested retail price of $74.99 / 79.99 €.
Additionally, the Nintendo Switch Starter Pack includes:
- Arwing Starship – includes modular hull and two Arwing wings, with laser cannon weapons and charge shot built in
- Fox McCloud Pilot
- Mason Rana Pilot
- Flamethrower Weapon
- Frost Barrage Weapon
- Digital versions of Zenith Starship and Shredder weapon
- Exclusive Star Fox mission content
At launch, Starlink: Battle for Atlas will have additional ships, weapons and pilots available for purchase at the following suggested retail prices:
- Starship Pack (including one starship with modular hull and two wings, one pilot and one weapon): $24.99 / 29.99€
- Weapon Pack (including two weapons): $11.99 / 11.99€
- Pilot Pack (including one pilot): $7.99 / 7.99€
About the game
In Starlink: Battle for Atlas, you’re part of a group of heroic interstellar pilots, dedicated to saving the Atlas star system from the Forgotten Legion, an evil robot force. Starlink: Battle for Atlas offers a whole new gameplay experience: build your own modular Starship model, mount it on your controller, and take part in epic space combats. Equip your model with different parts and your Starship changes in game in real time. Assemble your fleet, mix and match your pilots, Starships and weapons to create your own play style and defeat the enemy.
- Nintendo Switch System Exclusive:
Star Fox comes to Starlink: Battle for Atlas with exclusive add-on content featuring Fox McCloud, Arwing, and bonus missions!
- Fully Customize Your Starship:
The Choice is Yours: Mix and match pilots, hulls, wings, and weapons to assemble your ideal starship with an unprecedented level of customization and creativity. Changes to your physical ship instantly appear in-game allowing you to immediately jump into the battle.
- Explore an Entire Star System:
Travel seamlessly through the exotic alien worlds of the Atlas Star System. Each one of its planets has its own identity, ecosystem and wildlife. Be careful, as space is a hostile environment and will present many challenges. The world evolves depending on your actions and your choices. Everything you do has an impact on your journey, and enemies will react and fight back intelligently and take over the star system if you don’t stop them.
- Get Creative in Combat:
Build your unique play style. Experiment with different pilot abilities, weapon types, and status effects to discover and unleash devastating combos upon your enemies and overcome deadly challenges.
Check out Starlink: Battle for Atlas Screenshots:
Check out Starlink: Battle for Atlas – E3 2018 Trailer: