Star Fox is coming to Ubisoft’s space game Starlink

Starlink Battle for Atlas Releasing

More importantly, it turns out Star Fox characters and ships will be appearing in the Nintendo Switch version of the game.

Fox McCloud is coming to Ubisoft's toy-based space flight game Starlink: Battle For Atlas, in perhaps the biggest surprise from the company's E3 conference.

The game, "Starlink: Battle for Atlas", will be available October 16 for Nintendo Switch, as well as Xbox One and PlayStation 4, although only Switch players will be able to experience the Star Fox crossover.

Build your unique play style. Packs with pilots will be $7.99, weapons $9.99, and spaceships (with a starship, pilot, and weapon) for $24.99.

In terms of gameplay, Atlas is a space dogfighting game that takes place in a huge open world. There's no word if this will be bundled with some copies of the game, or if it will be required to access the Star Fox content, but it sure was a pretty looking model.

The Starlink pitch sounds like a classic recipe: in the Atlas star system 400 light years away from Earth, factions are vying for power. "Starlink is a project born from the passion of our collective team, and the opportunity to work directly with Nintendo to bring Star Fox to our universe is a dream come true".

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