Snooker 19 launches April 17th for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One
Ripstone Games, in collaboration with Lab42 and World Snooker, today announced that Snooker 19 is launching on April 17th for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, right before the 2019 Betfred World Championships at The Crucible. Snooker 19 is available for pre-order from today on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One platforms via their respective digital stores for £29.99 and €/$34.99. PlayStation Plus members receive a 10% discount on pre-orders on the PlayStation Store. Snooker 19 is also available physically on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from UK retailers for a suggested retail price of £29.99. Snooker 19 will launch on Nintendo Switch later this Spring.
Snooker 19 is playable at EGX Rezzed at both the Made in Unreal booth and ID@Xbox booth, which runs from 10:00 to 18:00 on Thursday, April 4th to Saturday, April 6th.
Developed by Leamington Spa 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 in countries across the world including China, and Germany. Enjoying the most in-depth simulation of snooker ever, players will be able to compete in every major tournament culminating with the World Championship in Sheffield, either in the robust single-player mode, local or online multiplayer options.
Developed with Unreal Engine 4, Snooker 19 is the most realistic snooker game ever created. Players can expect a full TV-style presentation in the game 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.