E3 2018: Star Fox Joins Ubisoft's Game StarLink For Nintendo Switch Exclusive

12 June, 2018, 02:04 | Author: Sammy Rose

Ubisoft unveiled the release date for Starlink: Battle for Atlas at its recent keynote at E3 2018 - and broke half the internet with the announcement that it will feature an exclusive Star Fox crossover on Nintendo Switch - but how does its customisable toys-to-life concept actually work? "We're thrilled to introduce Starlink: Battle for Atlas, the first new property created from the ground up at Ubisoft Toronto". Starlink is following in the footsteps of games like Disney Infinity and Skylanders, as it allows players to construct in-game ships using real-world, modular toys.

The inclusion of Star Fox as a character in the Switch version shows that the relationship between Nintendo Ubisoft, which came together in last year's Mario + Rabbids, is still going strong.

Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches for all consoles on October 16th, 2018.

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Lead a group of interstellar pilots as you build your own starship, explore the Atlas Star System, and battle the vile Grax and his Forgotten Legion. Whether or not it can find success where other toys-to-life games have failed remains to be seen, but we're guessing spaceships and Star Fox will definitely give it a fighting chance.

Ubisoft just announced a new game and toy-line, featuring the beloved Nintendo character, Fox McCloud.

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