The LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app is here, allowing Star Wars fans to play through the story of the latest movie on the iPhone and iPad. This is what gamers and parents need to know about the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens mobile game.
Star Wars VII is no longer a movie you simply watch, you can play through The Force Awakens on your iPhone to take on an adventure of epic proportions while playing as LEGO characters.
This is not the same as the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens game that arrived on consoles this week. Instead it is optimized to support the shorter play periods many of us have while playing mobile games.
Here is what gamers and parents need to know about the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app, including what’s up with the Android version.
What is the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens App?
The LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app for iPhone and Android is a free to play game that allows users to take control of LEGO characters from the latest Star Wars movie and guide them through the plot of Episode VII.
In addition to the movie, you can unlock an play untold stories that work up to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie, adding background to it.
Users can play as Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO and BB-8, as well as Kylo Ren and General Hux.
What’s In the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens App?
As we mentioned, this is not just a mobile version of what you can play on the Xbox or PlayStation. This app is not a companion app that allows you to continue your progress, but it does share many things with the game.
There are new mechanics in the game that include, “Multi-Builds, Blaster Battles and enhanced flight sequences.”
When you are playing you can choose to build in a variety of ways. Instead of just solving the puzzle, you can also build for fun. No matter how you build, it will advance the story in some manner.
There are new Blaster Battles and high-speed arial fights that take place in space.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens App Purchases
The LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app is free to download and to play, but after you get started you will need to pay to play later levels and unlock all characters.
Purchases are made through the app store can unlock The Force Awakens chapters 2-9 for $6.99 that include new levels, stories and characters.
Players can also pay $9.99 for LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Season Pass that includes The Force Awakens, Prologue: Battle of Endor, three new adventures and four character packs.
Parents can disable in app purchases in the iPhone settings to prevent this.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Ratings
The LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens rating is 9+ on the App Store. This is due to Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence.
Parents can download the app and play through part of it to check the details, but if you are OK with your kid watching the movie and playing with LEGOS, this app is likely something that fits your guidelines as well.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Android Release
There is no LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app yet, but one is coming. Warner Brothers does not offer a LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Android release date, but states, “The mobile game will be coming soon to Google Play for Android devices.”
Until that arrives don’t bother downloading any LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens apks or looking for an off the Play Store download since it will not work.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Cheats and Hacks
There are no LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens cheats or cheat codes for iPhone or iPad. We don’t expect any for Android either.
While there are plenty of LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens cheats for Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One and PS4 this free to start game does not have any to unlock characters. Instead there are in-app purchases that unlock levels, stories and characters.
Be very cautious of any LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens hacks that promise unlimited health, all the stories or characters on iPhone or Android. Many want personal information or will ask you to download unknown software and often don’t deliver on the promised free items.
LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens Chapter Release
We know that there will be new chapters and side-stories for the LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens app throughout the year.
In total there are eight new chapters coming and special adventures for Poe and other characters.
At this time Warner Brothers has not confirmed any of the dates for these. If you buy them in the app you will get them as soon as they are available.
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