This week is leading into Force Friday, which will see a tidal wave of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and other franchise merchandise into stores nationwide. You are about to feel the power of burnout, as one company after the next releases their Star Wars branded products, which range from everything between action figures, to pool floaties, to basketball hoops, to PJs, books, posters and more. Don't worry, video game and mobile fanatics. Lucasfilm and Disney have that realm covered too. In fact, they have just announced their latest Mobile RPG, with Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes planned for release later this year.
While we'll all have to wait and play Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes at a future date, we do get the first trailer, which teases some of the game play. We also have the first photos for this title, which was announced by EA and LucasFilm at this year's E3. At the time, there were minimal details. But now we get to dive deep into all it has to offer. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will arrive in time for the Holiday season. To keep up to date on all related news, visit the official website here.
Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will allow you to test your skills and master the hologames in a cantina far, far away! You will be able to collect your favorite heroes across the Star Wars universe and form powerful teams. Upgrade each character's unique abilities and strengths, devise the perfect strategy, and dominate the competition. You'll also be tasked to fight in memorable, RPG-style turn-based battles across iconic locations to become the most legendary hologamer in the galaxy!
Complete epic missions on Hoth, Bespin, Tatooine, Coruscant, and beyond. Then unlock special characters to play through in light and dark side campaigns. You'll be able to collect characters from the original trilogy and prequel films, plus animated TV shows like Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, and more. Each new hero has multiple powerful attacks and abilities! Build powerful light and dark side teams with heroes and other characters from the Star Wars universe. Make strategic choices and pick characters with complimentary abilities to construct squads like never before.
Feel the excitement of beating opponents in epic battles as you master the galactic hologames in a far off cantina. Create the ultimate strategy to collect and conquer. Make tactical decisions and equip your heroes with powerful gear to enhance their damage. Unlock special leader abilities to buff your team and unleash moves like Darth Sidious's Force Lightning, Chewbacca's Wookiee Rage, and more. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes will be available for iOS and Android devices later this year. We can expect to see it in November or December. What do you think? Is this the perfect way to distract yourself from family at this year's Christmas potluck?