SAN DIEGO, Calif. – MARCH 31 2009 - THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc., today announced that Star Wars Battlefront: Mobile Squadrons, the sequel to the best-selling Star Wars Battlefront Mobile, is set to launch on major US mobile carriers from April 2nd.
Set in a persistent Star Wars® universe, this action-packed game allows mobile players to battle Imperial Stormtroopers and other classic Star Wars characters. The game offers the ultimate Star Wars mobile experience, featuring fast-paced arcade-style gameplay in an online universe where actions continuously affect events happening across the galaxy.
In this seamless connected experience, mobile gamers interact through a connected online community website, complete with leaderboards and awards. Crucially, players can fight in new environments, fully connected. Players may join either the Rebel Alliance or the Empire in the Galactic Civil War, or the Grand Army of the Republic or the Separatists in the Clone Wars. With 15 exciting levels, action includes multiple squadron classes, character upgrades, varying difficulty degrees and faction boss battles.
“Star Wars is one of the mobile entertainment industry’s true evergreen brands, and now THQ is pushing the boundaries of connected gaming with Star Wars Battlefront: Mobile Squadrons,” said Adam Comiskey, vice president, THQ Wireless.
Star Wars Battlefront: Mobile Squadrons is now available for download on more than 400 handsets from a suggested retail price of $5.99.