Update: As of publish of this article, Warner Bros. has now officially announced Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It launches on June 28 for PS4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U, 3DS, and PC.
There has been an awakening, or at least a major leak over at Star Wars HQ, as several screenshots, a trailer, and on Xbox’s part, even a listing of the game on Xbox.com.
The game lets you play through the story of the Force Awakens, while giving your access to missions and DLC that will let you explore the story between Episodes 6 and 7.
The online description of the game reads:
“The Force is strong with this one … The No. 1 Lego video game franchise triumphantly returns with a fun-filled, humorous journey based on the blockbuster Star Wars film. Play as Rey, Finn, Poe, BB-8, Kylo Ren, Han Solo, and the rest of your favorite characters from the movie.”
“In Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens, players relive the epic action from the blockbuster film Star Wars: The Force Awakens, retold through the clever and witty Lego lens. The game will also feature exclusive playable content that bridges the story gap between Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”
“Star Wars: The Force Awakens also introduces Multi-Builds and Blaster Battles to the LEGO video game universe. With Multi-Builds, use available LEGO bricks to open up new paths, then break them apart and re-build them again to open up another! And another! During Blaster Battles, use your surroundings as cover to stand against the First Order.”