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Snooker 19 gameplay feature with developer commentary

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Looking to learn a bit more about Snooker 19 on Switch? Don't even know what Snooker is? The above video should set you straight, as it gives a very detailed look at not just what Snooker 19 is all about, but the ins and outs of the game itself.

Snooker 19 comes to Switch August 23rd, 2019

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August 13th 2019, Liverpool, United Kingdom - Ripstone Games, in collaboration with Lab42 and World Snooker, today announced that Snooker 19 will launch on the eShop for Nintendo Switch on August 23rd, priced at £29.99/$/€34.99. Snooker 19 is available for digital pre-order on the eShop now.

Developed by Leamington Spa based Lab42, Snooker 19 features 128 of the world’s top players including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby and Ding Junhui as they take to the table at iconic venues including The Crucible and Alexandra Palace in countries across the world including China, and Germany. As the most in-depth simulation of snooker ever, players compete in every major tournament culminating with the World Championship in Sheffield, either in the robust single-player mode, local or online multiplayer options.

Snooker 19 features a full TV-style presentation, alongside evocative visual details of the players, arenas and equipment. Player likenesses have been meticulously created using 3D facial scanning technology while the subtle yet detailed wood grain of the cues and tables is rendered impeccably. With the glare of the spotlights reflecting accurately off the polished balls, Snooker 19 sets a new visual standard for the snooker video game. Players can soak up its atmosphere while the advanced physics and AI engines ensure the action remains tense, thrilling, and most importantly, true to real life.

“We’re excited to announce that Snooker 19 is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 23rd and is available to pre-order right now through the Nintendo eShop and at select UK retailers.” said Justin Forrest of Lab42, Game Director of Snooker 19. “With access to all the pro players, arenas and official tournaments, it’s a dream to be bringing the most authentic snooker game to date to Nintendo Switch; a platform that myself and the team here at Lab42 absolutely love.”

"The Nintendo Switch version of Snooker 19 is the perfect mix of authenticity and convenience; bringing together an impeccable true to life snooker experience with the ability to play when or wherever you like.” said Hollie Pattison, PR & Marketing Manager at Ripstone. “Officially licensed by World Snooker and featuring an array of play styles including an in-depth career mode, local multiplayer matches supporting two Joy-Con controllers and online tournaments; Snooker 19 is the perfect fit for Nintendo Switch.”

Snooker 19 is also available digitally on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Xbox One via the Xbox Store.

Snooker 19 still slated to hit Switch sometime in Spring 2019, new trailer released

Snooker, not Snookie

Snooker 19 is making its way to Switch sometime in Spring 2019. While we wait for more specifics on that version, we can check out a new trailer for the game today. This is the launch trailer for the other versions, but it should give us a very good idea of what to expect on Switch.

Ripstone, Lab42, and World Snooker announce Snooker 19 for Switch

October 17th, Liverpool, United Kingdom - Ripstone Games is proud to announce that it’s teamed up with developer Lab42 and World Snooker, to release the officially licensed ‘Snooker 19’ in 2019 on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch.

Developed by Leamington based Lab42, Snooker 19 will feature 128 of the world’s top players including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Judd Trump, Mark Selby and Ding Junhui as they take to the table at iconic venues including The Crucible and Alexandra Palace and in countries across the world including China and Germany. Players will be able to compete in every major tournament culminating with the World Championship in Sheffield. Snooker 19 will be the first officially licensed game to be published across all current generation consoles as well as PC.

"To be able to pick up and controller and play in the tournaments that make or break careers against anyone in the world, will be an incredible experience," said former World Champion Shaun Murphy. "I can’t wait for the chance to try the game out, I’m sure it will make for a truly immersive experience."

Snooker 19 will deliver the most authentic, realistic, and best-looking snooker game ever made with multiplayer modes, a single player career mode linked to real tournaments and compelling TV style presentation.

“As a sport, snooker has gone from strength to strength in the past decade and, at the same time, sports gaming has revolutionized”, said Lewis Ward of World Snooker “This is what makes working with Ripstone and Lab42 so exciting; seeing them create a state-of-the-art game that will deliver the most authentic snooker experience ever.”

Snooker 19 will be published on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch in 2019.

To visit the official Snooker 19 website visit: https://www.snooker19.com/

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