Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga online multiplayer details

TT Games' Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is bringing new gameplay mechanics to Xbox, PlayStation, and PC - but what about new multiplayer features?

Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga Multiplayer: Anakin and Mace Windu in the Geonosis Arena

Well, it’s finally here – TT Games’ Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is here to whisk players away to a brick-filled Galaxy Far, Far Away – although, are those players going to be whisked away together with the power of the internet? Here’s everything you need to know about Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga online multiplayer.

In the past, the only way to share the experience of any Lego game with someone else was through local co-op – but, when the first Lego Star Wars game was released in 2005 , online multiplayer wasn’t the norm for console games. So, what do we know about Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga online multiplayer now?

Well, when you consider the fact that now, through Xbox Live and PlayStation Plus, you can jump into hundreds of games with hundreds of players from across the world through online multiplayer functions… It has to be there, right? Keep reading to find out.

LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga multiplayer co-op details

TT Games has confirmed that Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will have local split-screen multiplayer co-op without online multiplayer functionality.

This has come as a shock to a lot of people looking to play the latest Lego Star Wars experience with friends online, but it’s not that surprising when you consider the fact that these features have been absent from the developer’s previous games – such as Lego DC Super-Villains and Lego Jurassic World.

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LEGO Star Wars The Skywalker Saga online features

As mentioned above, TT Games has confirmed that Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will not have any online multiplayer features.

In the build up to launch, TT Games have taken to social media to repeatedly respond to fans asking about online multiplayer co-op features with variations on the following response:

It does not seem likely that this feature will be introduced at a later date, either, looking at TT Games’ library of previous releases – however, you never know.

You will still need an online connection for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, if you want to make the most out of the game – namely because the Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga DLC character packs will need an internet connection to download.

There are over 300 playable characters on the Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga character list and we have everything you need to know about them here – on our guide to the Lego Star Wars The Skywalker Saga voice actors cast, which is full of incredible talent.