LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga made headlines last month after a slew of reveals. The LEGO-based game is one of the most anticipated video game titles under the Star Wars umbrella due to the sheer number of characters involved.
The gameplay trailer for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga served as a hot topic among fans due to the impressive graphics and exciting action sequences. Along with the trailer, it was also revealed that the game will include a deluxe edition which will feature a unique Darth Vader-focused cover.
Unfortunately, it was recently unveiled that LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga had been delayed to next year, and details about the new release date are still being kept under wraps. However, new evidence suggests that fans will wait a little while more for the much-anticipated release of the game.
Twitter user @baniaeK unearthed evidence that shows the rumored release date of LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. The user shared a listing from a Polish video game site which features an Xbox pre-order option for the game, and it shows "Premiera: 2021-05-31" or May 31, 2021 as the release date.
It remains to be seen if this will be the final release date of the game, as this may potentially be a placeholder since video games typically release on a Tuesday instead of a Monday. However, it seems likely that Lucasfilm Ltd. is eyeing a date around May 31, 2021 to release their game.
WHAT THIS MEANS
After COVID-19's major impact on the movie industry, it seems that the uncertainty brought about by the pandemic has transcended to the gaming industry as well. While fans can take this rumor with a grain of salt, there's a strong chance that the May release window will stick, and this means that an 8-month wait could be in effect.
Previous LEGO-based Star Wars games forced players into following the story chronologically, but it was confirmed by Traveller's Tales that The Skywalker Saga will provide options for gamers to choose their preferred adventure. In a way, this major change should prove that the long wait should be a worthwhile one.
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga clearly made an impression among fans, and a May release window should only serve as a minor speed bump.