The LEGO titles are known for their brilliant, funny takes on some of the biggest films. With that, Warner Bros have now announced their next title, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
This latest title will be released for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and PC on June 28th. It will introduce brand new gameplay mechanics to build, battle and fly through the galaxy like never before, as well as new story content exploring the time between Star Wars: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens, providing additional insight about the new movie and its characters. Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games stated:
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. 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.
Ada Duan, Vice President, Digital Business & Franchise Management, Lucasfilm added:
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. 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.
The game will include all of the iconic characters from the movie, 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 enhanced ‘Multi-Build’ system is introduced, where players can choose from multiple building options to advance the game. There will be intense new Blaster Battles for the first time, utilizing surrounding environments to drive back the First Order. Fans can also experience the thrill of high-speed flight gameplay through arena-based battles and dogfights in space, while utilizing a multitude of vehicles along the way, including the legendary Millennium Falcon. PlayStation owners should also be glad to know that they will get access to exclusive downloadable content, the Droid Character Pack and the Phantom Limb Level Pack. Niels Jørgensen, Vice President, Digital Games for the LEGO Group also commented:
We are delighted to return to the Star Wars Universe and continue the journey with the franchise that started it all for LEGO videogames. 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.
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