New Trailer Released for Upcoming Game ‘Star Wars: Hunters’


Behold, there’s a new trailer for the upcoming game Star Wars: Hunters out there. Zynga (FarmVille, Mafia Wars, CityVille) announced that they, along with Lucasfilm (Games Monkey Island series, Grim Fandango, Indiana Jones games, Star Wars games), finished the work on a cinematic trailer that is aimed to generate interest for the new game, which has been reported to be free to play once it’s released.

Info about Star Wars: Hunters

Star Wars: Hunters is a real-time “arena-combat game” and is planned to get released on the Nintendo Switch and for mobile devices (iOS, Android) in 2022. This teasing cinematic trailer introduces some of the main characters of the game as well as the setting that we can expect for this title, like the locations and the moment it takes place in the Star Wars timeline, which is sometime after the fall of the Galactic Empire.

Lucasarts Zynga Star Wars Hunters J-3DI Aran Tal
Image: Zynga / Lucasarts

Characters featured in Star Wars: Hunters

As of now, we know about a total of nine characters that appear to be playable at the release of the game.

  • Grozz (Wookie)
  • Aran Tal (Mandalorian)
  • Imara Vex (Bounty Hunte)
  • Sentinel (former Stormtrooper)
  • Zaina (former Rebel)
  • Utooni (two Jawas)
  • J-3DI (droid with a Jedi programming)
  • Rieve (Sith)
  • Slingshot (Ugnaught with droid)
Lucasarts Zynga Star Wars Hunters J-3DI Rieve Grozz Imara Vex
Image: Zynga / Lucasarts

There is no game footage available yet, but based on the information shared with us, the arena matches will consist of two teams clashing against each other, with four members on each side.

Comments from Zynga on the title

“Today’s reveal gives viewers their first look at the Arena, a competitive, spectator stadium attracting Hunters from the far reaches of the galaxy to seek their fortunes,” said Bernard Kim, President of Publishing at Zynga. “Giving a brief glimpse of the Arena’s high-stakes, team-based action, this trailer showcases just a few of the dynamic characters inspired by the Star Wars galaxy that fans will experience in the game. Our teams at NaturalMotion and Boss Alien are excited to show more updates and can’t wait for players to transition from ‘spectator’ to ‘Hunter’ in the future.”

If you want to know more, visit the Star Wars: Hunters website to pre-register and get email alerts about the game. Until then, feel free to check other articles we wrote about Star Wars, and of course, watch the new trailer below.

YouTube: New ‘Star Wars: Hunters’ Cinematic Trailer

Photo credit: All material shown is owned by Zynga and Lucasarts.
Source: A press release was sent to us directly from Zynga by email.

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