Pinball FX

Platform(s): Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X
Genre: Simulation
Developer: Zen Studios
Release Date: Summer 2022

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'Pinball FX' Early Access Update Adds Swords Of Fury Table - Trailer

by Rainier on May 26, 2022 @ 12:01 p.m. PDT

Pinball FX is hitting the pinball space with Pinball Royale, Career mode, Challenges, a Clan system, enhanced visuals, and more.

Zen’s most ambitious pinball project to date, Pinball FX will introduce Pinball Royale, a new multiplayer action mode incorporating frantic battle royale-style gameplay.

Pinball FX will also feature new challenge modes, a clan system, enhanced visuals and more. Leagues, tournaments and competitive play are being revamped to bring the community together in unique ways, and new live events and seasonal content will mean there’s always something exciting going on. In addition, Zen will introduce original tables featuring brand-new IPs set to be revealed as launch approaches.

Pinball FX is digital pinball evolved, featuring a growing collection of tables inspired by iconic brands like Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment’s Jurassic World, Back to the Future, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Jaws, as well as Indiana Jones, Star Wars™ and more, plus advanced Pro Physics simulation, 4K HDR visuals with ray tracing, and new features and content throughout early access!


Zen Studios has announced that the 1988 solid-state Williams pinball classic “Swords of Fury” is now available in the early access edition of Pinball FX on the Epic Games Store. In addition, six classic Williams tables, previously released in Pinball FX3 with Williams Pinball Volumes 4 and 5, are also available today for the first time in Pinball FX, fully remastered with updated graphics and features.

Pinball FX is free to download in early access for PC on the Epic Games Store.

Unleash the “Swords of Fury” pinball table and prove your might in a world of sword and sorcery full of heroes, villains, and mythical monsters. Enjoy one of the best soundtracks in pinball history as you adventure through Ogres Alley and battle foes on the mini-playfield for big jackpots. But watch out - once your score gets high enough, the table adapts in difficulty to really test your skills! “Swords of Fury” can be purchased with in-game tickets and is free for Pinball Pass subscribers.

If that’s not enough pinball excitement, six previously released tables from Williams Pinball Volume 4 and Volume 5 are now available for the first time in the new Pinball FX: “White Water,” “Red and Ted’s Road Show,” “Hurricane,” “Tales of the Arabian Nights,” “Cirqus Voltaire,” and “No Good Gofers.” These classics can be played in both their genuine original forms, as well as remastered with updated graphics, animated toys, and a host of new features. Each table can be purchased individually with in-game tickets, and all are free to play for Pinball Pass subscribers.

Pinball FX’s newest update, out now, adds official support for pinball cabinets, letting players enjoy any table with advanced graphical options on their own custom-built hardware. Cabinet Mode is free for everyone throughout early access, and the process is now greatly streamlined so users no longer need to submit pictures of their rigs to customer service as in previous titles. Simply enable Cabinet Mode in game and immediately access your favorite tables on your preferred setup.

When Pinball FX officially launches later this year, Cabinet Mode will be offered as a one-time purchase with a “Pay What You Want” model (available for as low as one ticket). It will also be included as part of the Pinball Pass. The mode will expand after launch with its own dedicated development roadmap, rolling out new features to give cabinet users an even greater experience.

The latest Pinball FX update also introduces the new “Build Your Bundle” system, offering automatic discounts as you add more tables to your in-game cart, as well as when you add three or more tables from the same brand family (e.g., Williams, Universal, Zen Originals, etc.). The more you buy, the more you can save! These discounts can be stacked, and they apply to both brand-new tables and classic remasters. They can also be stacked with any in-game sales and promotions throughout the year.

Subscribe to the premium version of the Pinball Pass for $14.99 for 30 days (or $99.99 for a full year) to gain access to the majority of new and legacy tables available in Pinball FX, with even more on the way in the future, as well as bonus features like extra game modes, customization unlocks, and online leaderboards. Or purchase your favorite tables individually and play them anytime you like.

Key Features:

  • The Biggest Brands in Pinball Form: Discover exclusive new tables and your favorite, visually enhanced classics from Zen's extensive pinball library. Experience blockbuster moments from iconic brands like Jurassic World, Back to the Future, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Jaws, Indiana Jones and Star Wars™; faithful recreations of pinball’s most famous machines with Williams Pinball; and inventive new Zen Original creations!
  • The Ultimate in Digital Pinball: Pinball FX brings you the most advanced simulation in pinball with Pro Physics for every table, 4K HDR visuals, ray tracing and more.
  • New Ways to Play: Enjoy Pinball FX content however you prefer. Play a rotating selection of free tables every day; subscribe to the Pinball Pass to gain access to most tables; or pick your favorites and add them to your collection individually.
  • Real-time Pinball Royale Multiplayer: Challenge players around the world and be the last one standing in real-time pinball battles (Pinball Royale coming to early access later this year).
  • Build Your Dream Game Room: Build up your own customizable 3D playroom with charming collectible items unlocked by playing.

The Pinball FX series first launched in 2007 on Xbox LIVE Arcade and has become the No. 1 brand in digital pinball with an extensive library of pinball tables based on Marvel, Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Back to the Future, DOOM, Williams Bally, Family Guy and more. At the heart of the franchise is an amazing community of passionate players, whose input, ideas and contributions have helped shape the Pinball FX experience for nearly 15 years.

Pinball FX will release on Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and PC (Epic Games Store) later this year.


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