Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens Leaks Ahead Of Official Reveal

Written by Jon Sutton on Tue, Feb 2, 2016 2:00 PM
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Warner Bros has been teasing an announcement pertaining to two of the largest entertainment properties in the world, but has somewhat spectacularly failed to keep a lid on it. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, you see, was discovered via a leaked YouTube ad, an Amazon Italy listing, and Microsoft accidentally put up an Xbox store page early. Well done, WB, good job.

Not that it matters, Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens was about as inevitable a game as it gets. The only real surprise is that it’s taken this long, missing out a bit on the hype surrounding the movie. It does look as if it’s poised to hit alongside the Blu Ray release of the movie though, as Disney looks to rake in billions more credits from its movie.

The trailer, as ever for a Lego game, is pretty fantastic, riffing on The Force Awakens own teaser trailer from a year ago.

Because Warner Bros hasn’t officially announced this yet we’ve got practically zero gameplay details to go with, other than a few leaked tidbits from the Xbox One store. Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens will cover the events of the movie, obviously, as well as bridging the gap between it and Return of the Jedi, so expect to see the Battle of Jakku.

Lego games tend to be a matter of minor evolution rather than revolution, and the changes signalled this time around are Blaster Battles and Multi-Builds. The former is presumably a third-person cover-shooter element, while the latter means you can break apart your builds and re-build them somewhere else.

Microsoft pegs the release date as June 28th of this year, when it's coming to PC, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii U, New 3DS and PS Vita. So, just about everything then. 

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14:08 Feb-03-2016

wow the millenium falcon looks so real.other than that just the old goofy lego stuff.kylo ren looks especailly goofy.

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02:19 Feb-04-2016

Yeah, the older Lego games had that rounded CGI look to them. It's surprising they didn't model the assets after actual Legos years ago. Especially with the Lego movies.


...Wait a minute, that's nearly the exact same Millenium Falcon Lego set I have. Mine's the older version from years ago, it's nice to see the design hardly changed.


Wow. I am such a little kid yet.

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14:36 Feb-02-2016

I hope the lego don't speak this time around . I really liked them , when they were mute . It was a lot funnier to me?

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15:43 Feb-02-2016

Visual comedy as opposed to making them more 'human' now. I totally agree :)

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15:44 Feb-02-2016

I have the feeling they will, which sucks. Would be nice if they kept to LSW tradition and didn't speak.


This is also surprising they're showing a lego game this early, I would've thought they would wait until all 3 are out and do another trilogy game.

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16:43 Feb-02-2016

But then they can't sell three times as many games...


Make that six, in fact, there's six star wars films.

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18:39 Feb-02-2016

I guess it's just really down to wondering how they'll execute it.


Having not played a lego game since Indy Jones 1, I don't really know how they handle single shot games.


The 2 star wars games were of 3 films, and made some content, though a bit of content was left out. My worry would be lack of film content.

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14:23 Feb-02-2016

I played the original Star Wars games so many years ago and just went out and bought it a few days ago (the complete saga) just to have it. Looks promising and the movie was great

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14:11 Feb-02-2016

2 things. 1. they didnt show pc in the trailer and 2. this is odd it looks like good graphics for a lego game.

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20:25 Feb-02-2016

IKR, the graphics look better thean the Lego Movie visuals. Dunno if these will be in game graphics though.

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14:04 Feb-02-2016

Not buying LEGO games after the Hobbit disaster. They never released the part 3.

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14:50 Feb-02-2016

Completely forgot about it- they had even claimed they would have updated it as Free DLC when the last movie was out

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14:01 Feb-02-2016

So much LEGO! I'm still playing LEGO Marvel Super Heroes.

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