Star Wars: The Force Unleashed launches on Nintendo Switch

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed launches on Nintendo Switch

The Force just got unleashed on Nintendo Switch.

Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games announced that the Nintendo Wii edition of the classic action-adventure game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is available today on Nintendo Switch. It retails for $19.99.

Players become Starkiller, Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, and set out on a dangerous mission to hunt down and destroy the Jedi. Do you have what it takes?

Switch motion controls and more

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed is a riveting untold story set in the time between Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope,” Aspyr says. “Join the dark side and dive into a thrilling saga with devastating lightsaber combos, fierce multiplayer Duels, and support for Nintendo Switch Joy-Con motion controls.”

The multiplayer features 27 different characters to choose from within the Star Wars universe. You can battle with your friends in local multiplayer with the Duel Mode to determine the galaxy’s most powerful Jedi.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed launches on Nintendo Switch

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Aspyr and Lucasfilm Games also partnered with Limited Run Games to release physical editions of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed for Nintendo Switch. Both the Premium and Master editions include a number of exclusive items for fans and collectors. You can find out more information and pre-order now on the Limited Run Games website.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was originally released in 2008. The game was developed for PS3 and Xbox 360 with versions also appearing on PC via Steam, PS2, PSP, and Nintendo Wii.

Watch the Switch launch trailer below!

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