LEGO Star Wars Battles is building to a September 24 launch on Apple Arcade

Lego Star Wars Battles Mac
Lego Star Wars Battles Mac (Image credit: Apple)

What you need to know

  • LEGO Star Wars Battles is coming to Apple Arcade next Friday, September 24.
  • Gamers will be able to play on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV.

Warner Bros. Games, The LEGO Group, and Lucasfilm Games are bringing LEGO Star Wars Battles to Apple Arcade on Friday, September 24, Apple has confirmed.

The new game will see players enjoy real-time PvP multiplayer battles, as Star Wars fans build their armies of LEGO characters and vehicles. They'll play on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, too.

September 24 is a big day for Apple. Not only is the iPhone 13 lineup going on sale, but Isaac Asimov's Foundation also has its Apple TV+ premiere on the same day, too.

Lego Star Wars Battles Ipad

Lego Star Wars Battles Ipad (Image credit: Apple)

Lead your favorite LEGO® Star Wars™ characters into real-time, multiplayer PvP battles in arenas inspired by iconic locations from throughout the galaxy!What happens when an Ewok takes on a Tusken Raider? Can a flock of porgs tackle a stormtrooper in a standoff? Could Chewbacca go toe-to-toe with Boba Fett? Who would win in a showdown between Yoda and Darth Vader?Collect and upgrade LEGO Star Wars characters, troops, and vehicles and craft formidable light and dark side armies. Build LEGO towers on the battlefield and develop a strategy to attack, defend, and capture territory as you push towards the enemy base to claim victory! Download this exciting LEGO game that brings together every era of Star Wars™ storytelling in a tower defense style.

This being an Apple Arcade title means that it will not suffer from issues like ads and in-app purchases, hopefully ensuring a more enjoyable experience all around. You can learn more about the upcoming game over on the official website, too.

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Oliver Haslam

Oliver Haslam has written about Apple and the wider technology business for more than a decade with bylines on How-To Geek, PC Mag, iDownloadBlog, and many more. He has also been published in print for Macworld, including cover stories. At iMore, Oliver is involved in daily news coverage and, not being short of opinions, has been known to 'explain' those thoughts in more detail, too. Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.