“Objection, your honor! The podrace was pretty cool.”
Generally the only thing that most people can agree on that was cool in the Prequel trilogy for Star Wars, Podracing (that seems to have about a 50% mortality rate per race, which makes you wonder how there’s ever enough racers to hold an event, but that’s beside the point) is coming to Star Wars: Destiny. In this preview, we get a look at some podracers, their pods, and how they will work in the game.
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On the remote planet of Tatooine, danger lurks around every corner. Rogue sandstorms, Tusken Raiders, and more make living on this Outer Rim planet a threatening challenge. Some take this to an extreme degree, risking their lives in one of the most dangerous activities in the galaxy: podracing.
The Boonta Eve Classic is an annual race that sees some of the best podracers from across the Star Wars galaxy come together for one of the most thrilling races Tatooine has to offer. These racers are cheered as heroes to the common folk who turn out to see the destruction and thrills that the race brings. And a long time ago, one of the most feared tyrants in the galaxy was crowned as a champion…
Join us today as we preview the impact of podracers in Way of the Force, a new set of boosters for Star Wars: Destiny. Way of the Force introduces 160 brand-new cards that enhance existing strategies while introducing powerful new sub-themes like podracing.