It was only a matter of time before the LEGO brush hit the latest Star Wars journey. Perhaps the only thing that was slightly surprisingly is that it’s taken Warner Bros a month to announce it!
Detailed today, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens brings an in-depth journey through the latest Star Wars blockbuster. Providing a deeper insight into some of the film’s most memorable moments, we’ll be given the chance to build, battle and fly through the galaxy like never before.
LEGO Star Wars The Force Awakens will be arriving on all the usual LEGO formats come June 28th 2016. That means whether you own an Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Wii U, 3DS or PC, then you’ll be pretty well sorted. If you’re a fan of the film and just have to have the latest Star Wars title, then The Force Awakens will bring you new story content exploring the time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens…all whilst being subjected to the usual LEGO fun and games.
You’ll be able to go hands on with a ton of characters including Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, and BB-8, as well as Kylo Ren, General Hux and Captain Phasma, while also exploring iconic Star Wars locales, such as Jakku and Starkiller Base. The new ‘multi-builds’ system will also be in play so you’ll get a choice of building options, whilst fans will also be able to pilot numerous vehicles including the legendary Millennium Falcon.
“We’re extremely proud of the LEGO Star Wars videogames, truly an incredible franchise that has sold more than 33 million copies and helped ignite a passion for numerous fun-filled LEGO games enjoyed by countless gamers around the world,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be pushing the series forward with innovative new gameplay mechanics, while also exploring new parts of the universe that are sure to excite and delight both LEGO and Star Wars fans, as well as newcomers to our games.”
“We are thrilled to be bringing back the LEGO Star Wars videogame franchise, which kicked off such a beloved series of LEGO titles more than a decade ago,” said Ada Duan, Vice President, Digital Business & Franchise Management, Lucasfilm. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens allows players to experience the new film in a unique way that only TT Games can provide, combining signature humor with epic Star Wars action. With exclusive story content exploring new details about the movie and its characters, it’s a perfect fit for fans young and old.”
“We are delighted to return to the Star Wars Universe and continue the journey with the franchise that started it all for LEGO videogames.” said Niels Jørgensen, Vice President, Digital Games for the LEGO Group. “LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will offer an amazing gaming experience covering not only the movie but also exclusive content with all the fun and humor you would expect from a LEGO game, while delivering the epic Star Wars adventure fans expect”
We will of course bring you more as and when we have it.