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Pinball FX3

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
Genre: Simulation
Developer: Zen Studios
Release Date: Sept. 26, 2017

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'Pinball FX3' (ALL) Will Be Getting Solo: A Star Wars Story Tables Next Month - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Aug. 20, 2018 @ 2:52 p.m. PDT

Designed to bring the community together like never before, Pinball FX3 is built around multiplayer match-ups and competitive tournament play.

Zen Studios also placed a strong focus on helping players become more competitive, and have designed new single-player modes featuring special challenges that will help players develop their skills as they connect with the Pinball FX3 community.

Since 2007, Zen Studios has set the standard for video game pinball. The Pinball FX series balances authentic physics and gameplay mechanics with features that fully embrace the unlimited potential of video games, such as spectacular visual sequences and unparalleled competitive features. Just like traditional pinball, table subject matter includes everything from original takes on themes like sci-fi and fantasy to some of pop culture’s most iconic brands, such as Back to the Future, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Aliens, The Walking Dead and more.


You might wanna buckle up, baby. Zen Studios has announced a pack of three new Pinball FX3 tables inspired by Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Landing in our galaxy on September 12, just days before the film’s home entertainment release, Star Wars Pinball: Solo Pack includes new digital tables inspired by the film itself and beyond. The pack will be available for download on PS4, Xbox One, Steam, and Windows 10, while the Zen Pinball and Star Wars Pinball apps will host each table individually on the App Store, Google Play, and Mac.

  • Star Wars Pinball: Solo It’s the digital pinball table that—for the first time ever in a video game—makes the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs (if you round down). Exciting 3D character and vehicle models roar to life as you relive all your favorite movie scenes from Solo: A Star Wars Story, from the grand Conveyex shipment heist, the speeder chase and piloting the Millennium Falcon, to meeting familiar faces like Lando Calrissian and Chewbacca.
  • Star Wars Pinball: Calrissian Chronicles Hello, what have we here? Live Lando's life, from smooth-talking smuggler to Rebel hero who helped destroy the second Death Star. Missions in this table not only base themselves on iconic Lando movie moments, but also on his memorable appearances in Star Wars Rebels and Marvel's Star Wars Lando (2015) comic book. More than 15 of Lando's enemies enter the fray, as well, not to be outdone by team-ups with the likes of Lobot and Han Solo. Unless, of course, sabacc cards are involved—then it’s time to compete directly with Han… “fair and square.”  
  • Star Wars Pinball: Battle of Mimban For the glory of the Empire! Deploy an Imperial army and lead it to victory against the fierce inhabitants of the planet Mimban. There will be no deserters in this rendition of the battle brought to life in Solo: A Star Wars Story where Han Solo met Beckett. And if there are? Feed them to “the beast” in the pit! Then, unleash devastating AT-DT attacks, take on enemy troops on an action-packed mini playfield, dirty things up further with a Mudball Multi-ball and more.

Solo: A Star Wars Story was a fantastic new entry to the Star Wars saga, and we’re happy to offer a variety of new tables for fans to enjoy in celebration of the film’s home release,” says Mel Kirk, VP of Publishing at Zen Studios. “Between Solo, Battle of Mimban and—my personal favorite—Calrissian Chronicles, you’re getting three very distinct pinball experiences in this pack. If you’ve never played Pinball FX3, which will include close to 20 critically acclaimed Star Wars-themed tables with the release of the Solo Pack, this is a great place to start. To paraphrase Lando, everything…you’ve heard about Star Wars Pinball…is true.”

Key Features:

  • Now every table is an RPG. Simply playing a table yields experience points and level advancements that continually unlock the potential for bigger points…and bigger blowouts of your friends’ scores on the leaderboards. Strategic thinking comes into play when determining which power-ups to equip—one table might be best suited for a Skillshot Score Increase and Multiball Score Bonus, while another might better benefit from Combo Time Bonus and Distance Bonus team-up.   
  • Players level up. The more you play, the higher your own personal experience level increases.
  • Anyone can start their own tournament. In addition to tournaments run by Zen (often involving fantastic prizes), Pinball FX3 allows players to create and customize their own tournaments, including access to several modes of play.  
  • Advanced multiplayer features allow for intelligent matching against others based on skill level. This applies to everything from immediate friendly matches to ultracompetitive League Play.
  • Cross-play enables Nintendo Switch players to take on opponents competing on most other platforms where Pinball FX3 is available.
  • New game modes will change the way you play even tables you feel you’ve already mastered. Playing a 1-Ball Challenge, a 5-Minute Challenge or Survival Mode will cause you to completely rethink your approach in order to top the leaderboards.

Pinball FX3 is currently available for Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC.


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