The 2020 Gamescom Opening Night Live had great news for Lego Star Wars fans. Launch of The Skywalker Saga was announced during the event.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will be the latest deluxe edition to the adventure game. The edition incorporates a handful of new features while maintaining similarity to it’s predecessors. Unlike it’s predecessors, The Skywalker Saga will allow players to start the game from their chosen episode. They can complete the game in any order. The game will present a whole range of planets to be explored. Players can choose to take the story forward or engage in random fights.
Developed by Traveller’s Tales, the adventure game offers both multi-player and single-player options. This series will have nine episodes with five story missions each, making it a total of 45 levels. It also comes with commendable graphics on the box, allowing users to literally unmask Darth Vader. The game will be available on platforms including Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Playstation ( 4 and 5) and Xbox series X.
Lego Games – The Skywalker Saga
Lego Gaming has long been popular with kids around the globe. The brand has a tradition of launching gameplay featuring popular movie themes including Lego Harry Potter. Its the unique design of its player icons make Lego Games a fan favorite.
The games are extremely kid-friendly and have a whole range of themes. Lego Star Wars series incorporates all nine films of the Star Wars movie series. The fun-filled adventure that’s so typical of the Lego Games is sure to make this new deluxe edition even better than it’s predecessors in the series.
Quite similar to its predecessor, The Force Awakens, The Skywalker Saga will include numerous explorable planets and moons. Some of these are Coruscant, Crait, Jakku and Yavin 4, as confirmed by the developers. Many ships will also have explorable spaces like the Death Star. This will be the first time that the plots of Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker are adapted into a video game.
The Saga comes with a variety of modifications. These include the lightsaber wielders using combos with heavy attacks and force in addition to light attacks. This edition also comes with unexpected encounters in the game’s hub. There could be a handful of fighters tasked with pursuing a player. The player can then choose to fight them or to advance the story as they see fit.
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Release Date
Unfortunately, the release date is not yet officially announced. When the game was revealed during E3 in 2019, the developers had given a hint that the game would come out in 2020. But it looks like the Sat Wars accidentally announced the games release date.
The Star Wars Youtube channel revealed the release date to be 20 October 2020 in the description of one of their videos. Their video was taken down shortly and uploaded again without the description. Although, this could mean that the date may change. We can still expect the release sometime around October 20.