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Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga - release date, pre-order bonus, gameplay, more

Lego Stars Wars: The Skywalker Saga is the biggest and most ambitious Lego game ever made. Here's everything you need to know about it.
Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga - release date, pre-order bonus, gameplay, more

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is an upcoming action-adventure game featuring storylines, characters, and locations from all nine mainline Star Wars movies. It's the first Lego Star Wars game since 2016's The Force Awakens and will release on both current-gen and last-gen consoles as well as on PC.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is the biggest and the most visually impressive Lego game ever made. You can choose to play the storylines from all nine Star Wars movies - The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi, and The Rise of The Skywalker - in any order you choose, and experience this unique rendition of the Skywalker Saga on your own terms.

There's plenty to unpack here, and without further ado, here's everything you need to know about the upcoming Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga release date

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The Skywalker Saga features over 300 playable characters from the Star Wars universe. (Picture: WB)

After getting delayed multiple times, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is all set to launch on 5th April 2022 for PC(Windows & Mac), PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga editions and pre-order bonus

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Here's everything you get in the deluxe edition of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. (Picture: WB)

You can pre-order two different editions of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. They are the standard edition and the deluxe edition.

Pre-order bonus

There are no regular pre-order bonuses for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, though different retailers are offering different pre-order bonuses, whether in the form of a steelbook or a unique Lego set. 

Pre-ordering Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga from Best Buy will get you a steelbook, whereas pre-ordering it from Gamestop will get you a mini X-Wing Lego set.

Editions

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga standard edition ($59.99)

  • base game

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga deluxe edition ($69.99)

  • base game
  • Slipcover case that lets you unmask Darth Vader
  • Luke Skywalker with Blue Milk LEGO Minifigure
  • Character Collection (6 Character Packs)

 

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga gameplay

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Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga features 9 character classes. (Picture: WB)

As mentioned before, Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga allows you to experience stories, meet characters, and visit locations from all the nine mainline Star Wars movies. 

Every episode features 5 story missions with a total of 45 main missions for you to finish. You can use the galaxy map on the holoprojector to decide how you want to explore this epic sci-fi saga. Aside from main missions, every episode hides plenty of secrets, side quests and collectables to find that players might not want to miss out on.

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Light saber is just one of many weapon types in Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. (Picture: WB)

Exploring the world will reward you with Kyber Bricks, which you can use to upgrade your core abilities and class abilities. Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga features 9 characters classes which are: Jedi, Hero, Scavenger, Scoundrel, Bounty Hunter, Villain, Dark Side, Astromech Droid, and, Protocol Droid. Every class offers different gameplay opportunities, allowing you to experiment with different playstyles and build your ideal Star Wars character. Speaking of which, there are over 300 playable characters in this game.

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You can chart your own journey via the map in Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. (Picture: WB)

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga provides you with many different tools to overcome enemy encounters throughout the game. Whether it's slicing and dicing foes using a trusty old lightsaber, shooting them using iconic Star Wars guns, or avoiding them altogether by being stealthy, there are plenty of ways to go around in this upcoming Skywalker Saga.

Vehicle combat will also be a huge part of the gameplay, allowing you to take control of iconic Star Wars vehicles like an X-Wing, a podracer, and more.

 

That pretty much concludes everything that you need to know about Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. Make sure to check our dedicated Star Wars section for more news, guides, and features.

Featured image courtesy of WB Interactive Entertainment.