Lego Star Wars franchise sells 30 million
The Lego Group reveals new sales statistics for block-style platforming games based on popular sci-fi universe; contract extended through 2022 with Lucasfilm Ltd.
The Force is strong with The Lego Group. Today, the popular toymaker announced that sales of the four Lego Star Wars titles have reached more than 30 million units life-to-date.
In addition to revealing the new sales milestone for Lego Star Wars, The Lego Group announced today that it had entered into a new licensing deal with Lucasfilm Ltd. for an additional 10 years. It was not mentioned if a new Lego Star Wars game was in development as part of the contract extension.
The Lego Group first picked up the rights to the Star Wars franchise from Lucasfilm Ltd. in 1999, with the initial Lego Star Wars game--Lego Star Wars: The Video Game--released in 2005.
Following that were 2006's Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy, 2007's Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga, and 2011's Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars.
For more on the latest Lego Star Wars title, check out GameSpot's review of Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars.
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