This probably isn’t a surprise to anyone but Warner Bros. announced today that LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be released for multiple consoles on June 28. Like all of the other LEGO games, this one will be developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. with the blessing of LucasFilm and LEGO.
“We’re extremely proud of the LEGO Star Wars video games, 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 in an official release. “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.”
The official release for the game says it “takes players deeper into the new film than any other game with all of the heroic 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.”
Players can also expect some new gameplay elements that haven’t been in any LEGO game before. the “Multi-Builds” system allows players to choose between various options depending on how they want to move forward in the game. LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will also feature dogfights in space.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be released on June 28 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, 3DS and PC. PlayStation players will have access to some exclusive content, including the Droid Character Pack and the Phantom Limb Level Pack.