Star Fox joins Starlink: Battle for Atlas
Nintendo character joins the launch this October
Ubisoft has announced that Starlink: Battle for Atlas will launch on October 16, and the Nintendo Switch version comes with Fox McCloud of Star Fox fame, complete with his Arwing, as a playable character for the entirety of the game's open-world campaign, including missions exclusive to Fox as add on content.
The retail Nintendo Switch Starter Pack ($74.99) for Starlink comes with a physical Fox McCloud Pilot and Arwing, along with Zenith Starship, Mason Rana Pilot, Shredder Weapon, Flamethrower Weapon, Frost Barrage Weapon, Controller Mount, and poster.
With the exception of the Star Fox-related items, the Xbox One and PS4 versions of the Starter Pack will come with the same items. The Zenith Starship will be included as a digital-only item in the Nintendo Switch Starter Pack.
Additional pilots, ships, and weapons will be available at launch in the following packs: $25 Starship Pack (including 1 starship, 1 pilot and 1 weapon, $10 Weapon Pack (including 2 weapons), $8 Pilot Pack (including 1 pilot), and $20 Co-op Pack (including 1 mount).
With these real-world modular items (or their digital counterparts), players can customize the way they fight across the seven planets of the Atlas Star System. Each time you swap in a new piece on your ship, that piece is instantly reflected in the game, but enemies will fight back and react to player actions.