LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga has been in the hands of fans for several weeks now, and gamers have been enjoying their time in a brickified version of the galaxy far, far away. The game includes content from all nine episodes of the main three trilogies and roughly 300 different playable characters. Sadly, there’s one glaring omission from the cast list: Grogu, aka Baby Yoda.
The twist is that he is actually technically part of the game thanks to the Mandalorian DLC.
However, one of the most disappointing aspects of that particular downloadable content is how players are not allowed to take control of Grogu himself. Instead, the toddler-sized force wielder floats behind Mando as he walks around.
So, why can’t anyone take control of the Child? The answer to that question isn’t known, but one lucky fan accidentally stumbled into a glitch that allowed him to do what no one else was able to.
Playing as Grogu in LEGO Star Wars
In a new video posted to Reddit, user u/wukimill showcased how he was able to play as Grogu—who was previously only a companion to Din Dijarin, aka The Mandalorian.
When asked how he was able to pull it off, he responded that he “[has] actually no idea,” but that “the only thing [you] can do with [Grogu] is jump:”
“I’m sorry I have actually no idea, I was just playing as Grievous on Evegol because he looked funny as hell riding those horses, then I changed to Din because I needed a bounty hunter to destroy some crates but instead I got Grogu, but I was able to use him indefinitely. You can try that I guess? If it makes you feel better, the only thing can do with him is jump lol.”
The entire video can be seen below.
Can This Glitch Give Grogu a Promotion?
With all the attention this unintentional feature is getting, the developers over at TT Games are probably already working on a fix. However, maybe it’s best to simply allow gamers to control him.
After all, he is a force wielder, so he can easily fit into one of the predetermined roles that each character has—labels that are important when it comes to solving specific puzzles throughout the world. So what harm could it do?
Sadly, fans probably shouldn’t expect the Child to get the promotion he deserves, as he’ll likely just go back to being Mando’s floating back bling. If it is to happen, maybe TT Games can include him with additional DLC; The Book of Boba Fett-themed, perhaps?
LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is available for purchase wherever games are sold.