Ubisoft Toronto’s first game as primary developer since 2013’s Splinter Cell: Blacklist is out now on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Starlink: Battle of Atlas goes with a toys-to-life situation, where you can buy collectible ships, pilots, and weapons to have in the game. Bonus for Switch players is Star Fox is an integrated part of the story, with his own Arwing toy.
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.
EXPERIENCE A COMPLETELY NEW WAY TO PLAY WITH STARLINK: BATTLE FOR ATLAS™ AVAILABLE NOW
Team Up with Fox McCloud and Pilot the Legendary Arwing in Exclusive Add-on Content for Nintendo Switch™
Starlink: Battle for Atlas is out for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Montreal – October 16, 2018 – Today Ubisoft® announced that Starlink: Battle for Atlas™, an all-new action-adventure game developed by Ubisoft Toronto, is now available on Nintendo Switch, the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and the Xbox One family of devices. This open-world space saga features modular toy technology that allows players to assemble and customize real-world physical starships, link the starships to their game controller, and launch into an epic adventure across the Atlas star system, either in single player or with a friend in two-player split-screen local co-op. Each modular component and pilot attached to the starship appears instantly in-game, allowing players to directly affect the course of their battle in a meaningful way. 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 $99.99 CAD.
“Starlink: Battle for Atlas is a project born from our team’s passion for space and adventure games – it’s a game we imagined playing as kids, and we are thrilled to share it with players of all ages today,” said Matthew Rose, Producer at Ubisoft Toronto. “We can’t wait to see how players will use their imaginations to combine wings, weapons and pilots to create the starship of their dreams to help them defeat the Forgotten Legion and save the Atlas star system.”
Starlink starship components and pilots are all compatible with each other*, allowing players to take full advantage of their imagination to creatively mix and match parts to adapt and overcome any challenge they will face in the game. The modular toys and dynamic combat mechanics let players explore multiple ways to achieve objectives and approach any obstacle by experimenting with different pilot abilities, weapons, and ships, unleashing devastating combos upon their enemies.
Starlink: Battle for Atlas also offers open-world gameplay, spanning a full star system which players can explore with total freedom. Built from the ground up in the Snowdrop engine, the game allows seamless travel through and around the exotic alien worlds of the Atlas star system, teeming with life and unique challenges across seven different planets.
The diverse cast of characters in Starlink will team up with ace pilot and leader of the Star Fox team, Fox McCloud, and pilot his iconic Arwing ship in 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 to take down Star Fox team rival Wolf O’Donnell.
Players can start building their collection with the Starlink: Battle for Atlas Retail Starter Pack, which includes the game, one starship, one pilot, a variety of weapons, the Starlink controller mount, and a poster. The Nintendo Switch Starter Pack will also include the Arwing star ship as well as the Fox McCloud pilot. Players can expand their collection and experience with additional ships, weapons, and pilots available separately for purchase. In addition, Starlink: Battle for Atlas allows players to continue their adventure without their physical toys at any time, unlocking digital versions of each physical component when connected to the game – a great feature for those players wanting to play their game on the go on Nintendo Switch.
For more information on the full Starlink: Battle for Atlas collection and the different ways to play the game, please visit www.starlinkgame.com.
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*The Arwing Starship and Fox McCloud Pilot will only be compatible with the Nintendo Switch version of the game
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