Zynga’s upcoming Star Wars title, Star Wars: Hunters, has had its release date changed to 2023.
Star Wars: Hunters is a work in progress since it was first revealed in 2021 at a Nintendo Direct event. Announced as a competitive arena title, it is set to introduce a gameplay different from other Star Wars games. The game is targeting a late 2022 release, but developer Zynga has announced that the release date has had to be pushed back to next year.
Star Wars: Hunters is an upcoming free-to-play competitive arena game for Nintendo Switch and mobile platforms. With three different modes, up to eight players will battle for victory using a variety of character classes and abilities that Star Wars fans are familiar with, similar to the League of Legends titles. legendary.
The announcement of the delay came directly from Zynga’s official Twitter account. In the announcement, Zynga emphasized her desire to create a “competitive fighting arena game that will keep entertaining for years to come.” The delay also stems from the team’s desire to “meet high expectations” and “ensure players have the best possible experience in the arena”.
The announcement also briefly mentions the status of the Star Wars: Hunters beta. As the team continues to work on the game’s development through its release date next year, the beta will continue to feature new content updates that will roll out over the next few weeks. The trial version is only available in India, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Delays in the release of titles have become increasingly common in the industry, and the announcement has been met with mixed reactions. Zynga is quite quiet on social platforms with very little information shared about the status of the game other than videos showing the character’s abilities. While some fans appreciated the new updates to the beta, others were annoyed that the game was only playable in select territories but would be delayed for other territories. territory outside the test area.
While the road to Star Wars: Hunters is a long one for fans of the series, it could be even longer for Zynga. The team has a lot of work to do to make the game even better before it launches worldwide next year.