The Sims 4 will soon be traveling to a galaxy far, far away in the story-driven expansion Star Wars: Journey to Batuu. Set to release on September 8 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC for $19.99, this licensed content draws heavily from Disney’s new Galaxy’s Edge theme park. You’ll see many of faces from the theme park in the game, and can even build your own lightsaber with its own blade color.
Your Sims characters can dress up in costumes, interact with droids (you’ll get your own), and enjoy all things Star Wars in this unexpected new addition to the long running game. As your Sims get to know the Star Wars locals, they can complete missions and challenges for the Resistance, First Order, and Scoundrels. The influence gained in each of these groups changes the world and rewards. Depending on who you side with will determine which starfighter access you get and what costumes you unlock. You’ll eventually gain enough influence in a group to meet the leaders, Kylo Ren, Rey, Vi Moradi, and Hondo Ohnaka.
The Sims 4 has had a long and successful run, and it’s nice to see it branching out in new ways to bring in even more players. I will likely be one of them because I can’t say ‘no’ to anything Star Wars.