Star Wars is a franchise that reaches far and wide in pop culture. While the series started as a trilogy of films, it went on to become a larger series of expanded stories; then came the animated shows, books, comics, and live-action shows. But, there’s also the medium that offers the more interactive experiences within the galaxy far, far away: video games.
Its games have always been more of the go-to offerings for fans wanting to immersive themselves in that world. From Star Wars: Republic Commando to Battlefront and Knights of the Old Republic—these stories and experiences are integral to the fictional world which so many love.
One of the biggest series when it comes to games is undoubtedly LEGO Star Wars. Many fans grew up on these games, playing as small toy versions of the galaxies greatest heroes while re-enacting all of the films. The next LEGO game is set to be The Skywalker Saga, which will allow players to experience all nine flagship films with a treasure trove of unlock-able characters. But when will people finally be able to get their hands on it?
After all, the project was initially supposed to come out in the last quarter of 2020 and has since received countless delays. Well, now, fans can get updated word on when exactly they might be able to actually play this anticipated project.
When Will LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Release?
According to the Bespin Bulletin, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is aiming for an April/May release date. However, it’s noted that it's not set in stone, and with the current landscape affected by COVID-19 and the Omicron variant, the project could easily be hit with another delay.
It's previously been confirmed that the game was aiming for a Spring 2022 release, but this news potentially narrows it down a bit more for those eagerly anticipating the project.
Fans can rest assured that one day, this game will release.
The LEGO Star Wars Game That Could
The wait for this game to finally hit shelves has been a frustrating one for fans. The developers can’t be blamed for all of the delays, as it can’t be helped, but the situation has annoyed fans nonetheless.
Hopefully, when the game does arrive, it’s worth the wait. The nostalgia behind these games for many people in the fan base is high, so no matter when it makes its way into households worldwide, It will be received with open arms and wallets.
As great as playing through all nine films will be, it’s hard not to want other eras to be explored. Will there one day possibly be a Clone Wars LEGO game? Perhaps one on the more recent Mandalorian series? Playing as Baby Yoda would undoubtedly cause sales to skyrocket through the roof.