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Star Wars Pinball flips onto PSN, XBLA, PS Vita and more this month


star-wars-pinball-logoJust when we think that Zen Studios has maybe run out of ideas or licenses, they find a new way to surprise us. Today, the company announced that they are teaming up with LucasArts to release Star Wars Pinball for the Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 platforms including XBLA, PSN, PS Vita, Windows 8, PC, Mac, iOS and Android. It will also be released as a standalone product on the Apple App Store and Google Play.

Star Wars Pinball is scheduled for a February 2013 and will initially include a trio of tables: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Make sure to take a look at screens from the tables below and the announcement trailer.

Star Wars Pinball trailer:

Star Wars Pinball screens:

Read on for the announcement with more info and stay tuned for more details..

Zen Studios, the definitive leader in videogame pinball, today announced Star Wars Pinball, a brand new collection of tables developed with authentic Star Wars moments. The downloadable game, developed in partnership with LucasArts, will be available February 2013 on a variety of digital platforms. The initial three-table pack will be themed around fan favorites including Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Each table features a different iconic moment from the Star Wars universe, with interactive 3D characters, and unique gameplay. With the first table release, players will take control of beloved characters such as Luke Skywalker, Boba Fett, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. Players will also be able to post their scores to global leaderboards, experience in-game friend challenges, local hotseat, online multiplayer, and a host of other features. “It’s been over 30 years since Star Wars, videogames, and solid state pinball all burst onto the entertainment scene, and their popularity endures today. We’re excited to be combining all three for the very first time,” said Neil Sorens, Zen Studios’ Creative Director. “Our designers are huge Star Wars fans, and you can expect every detail in every table to reflect their passion for the Star Wars universe.”

Star Wars Pinball will be available on the Apple App Store, Google Play.

Star Wars Pinball will also be available as downloadable content for Pinball FX2 on Xbox LIVE Arcade and Windows 8, Zen Pinball 2 on PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita as Cross-Buy entitled content, Zen Pinball 2 on the Mac App Store and Zen Pinball on the Apple App Store and Google Play.