LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Announced for PS4, PS3 & PS Vita, Releases June 28

February 2, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

Warner Bros and developer TT Games announced LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens today, which is coming to PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS, and PC on June 28.

As Warner Bros explained, LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will offer a humorous retelling of The Force Awakens, while also “providing additional insight about the new movie and its characters” through exclusive new story content set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Along with new gameplay mechanics allowing you to “build, battle and fly through the galaxy like never before,” LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens allows you to explore locations such as Jakku and Starkiller Base, and includes the following characters: Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, BB-8, Kylo Ren, General Hux, and Captain Phasma.

Warner Bros adds:

This action-packed adventure introduces new gameplay features, including the enhanced “Multi-Builds” system, where players can choose from multiple building options to advance the game. Gamers will be able to engage in 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.

The LEGO Star Wars series is the most successful of the LEGO brand, with TT Games Managing Director Tom Stone saying it’s at more than 33 million sold:

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.

If you’re playing on PS4 or PS3, there will be exclusive DLC in the form of the Droid Character Pack and the Phantom Limb Level Pack. At the moment, TT Games is keeping things under wraps about the content.

[Source: PS Blog]