Ubisoft has apparently poached toy makers and designers from across the industry — Hasbro was mentioned — and it’s resulted in toys that feel solid, fun and well, nice. They feel like proper playthings that won’t suddenly break and crack. I also liked how the company has created different controller mounts across the PS4, Xbox One and Switch to ensure weight is distributed evenly when you’re playing with your ship attached to the game. (Naturally, you can still fly the spaceship around in your hand while making swooshing noises.)
Starlink remains over a year away, which means we’re likely to see it at next year’s E3 too, before it finally launches. For now, however, we know that Ubisoft is going in the right direction with the toy part. Now it has to ensure that the game does these toys justice.
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