‘LEGO Star Wars: Castaways’ arrives November 19th on Apple Arcade
Another LEGO Star Wars game is heading to Apple Arcade, and it’s the first social, action-adventure title in the franchise. The upcoming game, entitled LEGO Star Wars: Castaways, will have you building and customizing your own in-game LEGO minifigure character. Once you’re done designing your own blocky hero, you’ll head to a new planet where you can team up with friends to battle enemies and solve puzzles. Along the way, you can unlock collectibles to solve a mystery and save your merry band of LEGO minifigures.
When you’re not out on adventures — of if you really just want to hang out in a virtual world with friends — you can stay in the game’s Social Hub or race Microfighters. LEGO Star Wars: Castaways is an Apple Arcade exclusive, just like LEGO Star Wars Battles. The latter is a real-time strategy game that will let you collect upgradable characters, troops and vehicles and then pit you against other players in one-on-one showdowns. In Star Wars Battles, you’ll also have to build and defend your own LEGO towers, as well as attack your opponent’s.
LEGO Star Wars: Castaways will be playable across iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV, so long as you have an Arcade subscription. You can now sign up to be notified when the game becomes available for download from the Mac Store and the iOS App Store, but the game won’t be available to play until November 19th.
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