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E3 2018: Starlink: Battle for Atlas to feature Star Fox crossover

12 June 2018 – by Jack Taylor

Space adventure Starlink: Battle for Atlas will launch on 16 October and will feature a surprise crossover with the Star Fox universe.

During its E3 presentation, Ubisoft revealed two new trailers for Starlink: Battle for Atlas, the second of which included the shock announcement that Fox McCloud and the Arwing will feature in the game.

The add-on content will be available for free exclusively on Nintendo Switch, allowing fans to play the entire game with Fox and the Arwing, and to take on exclusive quests and missions featuring other Star Fox characters.

Starlink features open-world gameplay and toys-to-life functionality, and the Nintendo Switch starter pack will include the following content:

  • Arwing starship - modular hull and two wings
  • Fox McCloud pilot
  • Mason Rana pilot
  • Flamethrower weapon
  • Frost Barrage weapon
  • Zenith starship (digital - physical in other versions)
  • Shredder weapon (digital - physical in other versions)
  • Star Fox mission content

Starlink: Battle for Atlas launches for Nintendo Switch on 16 October.