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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Exclusive DLC Launching June 28

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LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Exclusive DLC Launching June 28

Alongside the galaxy of features within LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we’re pleased to report that PS4 and PS3 players will also be receiving some free DLC content with the exclusive Droids Character Pack coming right at launch on June 28.

The Droids have always been some of my favorite characters in Star Wars films. Even though they’re machines, they still seem to have more personality and charm than a lot of humans do! Which is why it’s really exciting to be able to give players a pack that features these awesome characters. To show you what I mean, we’re here to reveal our latest vignette detailing this exciting content.

As you can see from the video, these Droids are a cool bunch and should be familiar to many Star Wars fans. For starters, we have R5-D4 (or “Red”), a lesser-known but important astromech droid to join your galactic quest. For the super fans, this is the droid that Luke Skywalker purchased in the original Star Wars film instead of R2-D2 until a malfunctioning motivator set into motion all of the events we now know to have shaped the Star Wars galaxy!

Alongside R5, we have IG-88, the chrome bounty hunter droid fans will remember from Star Wars: Episode V — The Empire Strikes Back who carries with him a unique heavy blaster rifle, capable of tracking down his foes.

Continuing the theme of combat droids, players will get to use Battle Droids from the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, including the Captain Battle Droid, Super Battle Droid, and the agile Captain Commando Droid. These three can certainly provide plenty of supporting fire to help you through LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Backing up all of these Battle Droids is their cyborg Supreme Commander — General Grievous. Equipped with his iconic lightsabers and a host of combat maneuvers, he’s every bit as fearsome a foe as what you’ve seen in theater and on television — definitely one of my all-time favorite characters. Being able to run around with him in LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a real treat.

For those wishing to take a less combat-oriented approach through the galaxy, the ME-8D9 and W1-LE protocol droids offer more civilized methods to deal with conflicts, able to talk their way through situations. Fans might recognize ME-8D9 from Maz Kanata’ castle in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and W1-LE, Lando Calrissian’s personal droid featured in Star Wars: Rebels, the animated series.

Lastly, it’s not only characters here — the droids have brought air support with them in the form of a Vulture-class droid starfighter available for players to use in flight levels, as well as an extremely adorable Microfighter version to speed around the five different free play areas within the game.

Phew! That’s a lot of droids. As mentioned, the release of this pack is right around the corner, available at launch on June 28 so you’ll get to enjoy all of these awesome characters very soon.

In the meantime, from all of us at TT Games… these are the droids you’re looking for…

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19 Comments

  • “Exclusive” = the worst word in gaming.

    • And… “Worst” = Best

    • @lightyear8, no he’s absolutely correct. You’re simply being biased because in this case the exclusivity is for your platform of choice, but in general, exclusivity is the bane of the gaming industry.

    • Dragons0fnight

      Thats so right. Look at the Exclusive Stuff PS4 is getting more out of the (Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Pro Edition). Its getting more stuff then PC/XB1.

    • YouCallMeLuke

      Why is it that I have the deluxe edition of the game, but I do not have the droid DLC pack? I only have the Jedi character pack (with Luke and Han in their Hoth outfits).

  • CrusaderForever

    That’s great! I already bought the Deluxe Edition so it will be great to add these droids to the long list of characters my son and I will be able to play. Really had fun with BB-8 in the demo. Thanks for the free DLC!

  • First off, I’d like to tell you devs that I love the LEGO games! I’ve thoroughly enjoyed many of them on PC.

    That being said, as much as I’ve loved the PC/console experience, I’ve been very wary on picking any of them up for Vita, not simply because they’re watered down versions (that’s to be expected), but because I heard the graphics are subpar as it’s the same as the 3DS versions.

    It would be really nice if we could get one of the Vita versions as a PS+ title so people on the fence like myself could try it out and see how it is – that is, if you’re confident we’d enjoy it.

    • how cheap can you get? two months ago we had a lego sale, you could pick almost every lego vita game for 4.99

    • Lego Batman 2 was a PS+ game a while ago

    • @elmadin, I’m fully aware of the LEGO sales, but when there are other higher-rated games that cost the same or I get in IGC, I cannot justify picking them up just to try – that’s what demos used to be for.

      @Mando44646, you are entirely incorrect. The LEGO games have never been part of IGC in North America. Ever.

    • I’d recommend ninjago: shadow of ronin or chima. Both are vita exclusives (for the playstation brand) & offer console like experiences.

  • crappy marketing is crappy. Cut it out with these anti-consumer “exclusive DLC” BS tactics. You can shove it

  • TeamGreen615

    Does the dlc make the game have to check in to the server? I bought Lego Batman 3’s dlc and travel sometimes to where I don’t have an Internet connection. Now I can no longer play the game unless I’m connected.

  • Extrem3xCarn4ge

    I love playing these Lego games on my PS Vita and it bugs me that we never see this DLC come to the Vita. Please don’t forget about the Vita!

  • Quiero el dlc

    • Askanison42

      Is anyone else getting a error code after going to the add on content? It goes to the ps store but gives a window that says, “An error has occured (80023110)”

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