LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game to arrive in June - ToyNews

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game to arrive in June

The LEGO Star Wars video game series sold more than 33 million copies to date.
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Warner Bros' LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens video game is set to hit shelves on June 28th, 2016. 

As well as following the plot of last year's smash hit movie, the game will allow players to explore new story content set between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

The game will introduce new gameplay features, including the enhanced “Multi-Builds” system, where players can choose from multiple building options to advance the game.

Players will be able to engage in new Blaster Battles for the first time, using surrounding environments to tackle the First Order.

Fans can also take to the skies in arena-based battles and dogfights in space, while driving a multitude of vehicles, including the Millennium Falcon.

PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 players will have access to exclusive downloadable content, the Droid Character Pack and the Phantom Limb Level Pack. For information on LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, visit the PlayStation Blog.

“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”

Tom Stone, managing director of developer TT Games, added: “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.”

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens will be available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, Nintendo 3DS and Windows PC.

Check out the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer below or click here for FamilyGamerTV's take on the trailer:

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