Star Wars: Rivals is an upcoming third person shooter

Star Wars Rivals

Star Wars: Rivals is a PvP shooter coming soon to Android

Finn versus Captain Phasma. Finally, there's a game celebrating the iconic rivalries of a galaxy far, far away.

Lucasfilm and Disney on Thursday announced a new mobile game, Star Wars: Rivals, what they're calling the first Star Wars-based real-time competitive action shooter for mobile devices.

What's the appeal? Well, it's being able to, of course, play legendary characters and then pit them against each other in the Star Wars universe. Players can unlock rare Heroes including popular characters like Princess Leia, Lando Calrissian, and Poe Dameron, each with different traits in the game. The characters all have special abilities, like Vader's choke, Admiral Ackbar's orbital strike, or Chewie's bowcaster.

There's no official release date yet, but you can register for the game on Google Play by hitting the button below.

Battles involve strategically dashing from cover to cover as you trade fire with your opponent.

Enlist in a Guild: Strategize with guildmates to climb the Arena leaderboards and claim Credits, Data Tapes, and Reward Crates to unlock featured Heroes and level up characters in your roster.

Available now for pre-registration on the Play Store. Players who download from Google Play will get a special bonus: exclusive access to death trooper support units. Thats something even Director Krennic would love.

Obviously, the game will be available for free, but it will feature in-app purchases that cost real money from $4.99 to $99.99. The SpecForces are the most elite soldiers the Rebellion has to offer, fighting alongside the players in skirmishes and restoring health on the battlefield.

The game seems to have been built on the same pay-to-win system that now plagues Star Wars Battlefront 2 game, but if you haven't played it yet, here's how Star Wars: Rivals will work.

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