Lego ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Game to Debut This Summer

The Lego crew is coming to “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” with an all-new installment of the best-selling video game franchise that its creators promise will deliver new storylines and epic gameplay mechanics.

Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be released June 28. The title is developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment.

The game will let players build, battle and fly through the galaxy and include story arcs exploring the time between “Star Wars: Return of the Jedi” and “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” The Lego Star Wars video games, which first debuted in 2005, have sold more than 33 million copies worldwide.

“‘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,” said Ada Duan, VP of digital business and franchise management for Disney’s Lucasfilm.

The game will be available for Sony PlayStation 4 and PS3, the PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment system, Microsoft Xbox One and Xbox 360, the Nintendo Wii U system and 3DS family, and Windows PCs. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment did not announce pricing for the title.

As fans would expect, “Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will feature all the characters from the blockbuster movie, including Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and BB-8, as well as Kylo Ren, General Hux and Captain Phasma. The game also explores such locales as Jakku and Starkiller Base.

New features in the game include an enhanced “Multi-Builds” system, offering players multiple building options to advance the game. Also new are arena-based battles and space dogfights, in which gamers can pilot a variety of Star Wars vehicles including the Millennium Falcon.

“‘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,” said Niels Jørgensen, VP digital games for the Lego Group.

Watch the trailer for the game:

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