by Jim Lynch

6 free Star Wars games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch

May 06, 2016
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Star Wars has never been more popular, and now you can battle the forces of evil in these 6 free Star Wars games for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Do you have what it takes to become a hero and save the galaxy?

With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens a whole new generation has come to love the world and characters created by George Lucas. And the release of the latest Star Wars movie has also gotten many more people interested in playing Star Wars games on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

In this roundup I’ve included 6 of the best Star Wars games for iOS devices. All of these Star Wars games are free to play, and also offer in-app purchases to help enhance your gameplay.

I’ve included the official description from the iOS App Store, along with a screenshot and a link to the App Store so you can quickly install the game(s) you want to play.

If you click through to the App Store, you can click on Ratings and Reviews to see what other players are saying about the game before you install it. And you can also see the current star rating for the game to see how popular it is with other Star Wars fans.

The App Store page for each game also lists the top in-app purchases, so you can see which ones are most popular with other players. The cost of each of the top in-app purchases is included so you can figure out which ones you might want to buy for your Star Wars game.

The gameplay in these free Star Wars games includes RPG style combat, Civilization-like strategy, card collecting, and even Lego style battles. There’s a game here for every Star Wars fan to enjoy playing on their iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

Click to the next page to see the first free Star Wars game.

Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

Collect your favorite Star Wars characters, like Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Darth Vader, and more, from every era – then conquer your opponents in epic, RPG-style combat. Build mighty teams and craft the best strategy to win battles across iconic locations to become the most legendary hologamer in the galaxy. Join a Guild to team up with friends and lead Raids to take down powerful bosses. You can also unlock new characters like Rey and Kylo Ren from Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™ and put them on your team! CREATE YOUR ULTIMATE TEAM 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! COLLECT ICONIC HEROES Collect characters from the original trilogy and prequel films, animated TV shows like Star Wars™: The Clone Wars™ and Star Wars Rebels™ – and even Star Wars: The Force Awakens! TRAIN POWERFUL CHAMPIONS 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. TEAM UP IN GUILDS Lead Raids with friends and face off against powerful bosses like the Rancor by joining or creating a customizable Guild! Coordinate with your guildmates through Guild Chat and engage in Daily Guild Activities to earn shared rewards based on individual and Guild Leaderboards. MASTER THE STRATEGY Feel the excitement of beating opponents in epic battles as you master the galactic hologames in a far off cantina. Heroes will need to upgrade their powerful attacks and unique abilities to take down other squads in Squad Cantina Battles and the PvP Squad Arena for galactic greatness. Create the ultimate strategy to collect and conquer. FIGHT IN LEGENDARY LOCATIONS Complete epic missions on Hoth, Bespin, Tatooine, Coruscant, and beyond. Unlock special characters to play through in light and dark side campaigns.

Get Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes in the iOS App Store

Star Wars: Commander – Squad Wars

Fight for Your Side. Command The Galaxy. The Galactic War rages on. Where does your allegiance lie? Will you side with the Rebellion or the Empire? Join the fight, build your base, recruit and train your army, strategically plan your defenses, and lead your troops to victory on war-torn worlds throughout the galaxy! Battle with or against iconic characters like Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, and Princess Leia, and utilize or destroy units like AT-ATs, Speeder Bikes, Wookiee Warriors, and Stormtroopers. Join millions around the globe to play in this epic combat strategy game. Commander, the fate of the galaxy is in your hands! FEATURES • CHOOSE to fight for the Rebellion or the Empire • TRAIN your troops to charge into battle • BUILD units and vehicles with multiple upgrades • DEFEND your base against enemy forces • COMPLETE original story missions and gain additional rewards • LEVEL UP your heroes, troops, vehicles, and more • BATTLE on different worlds within the Star Wars universe • TEAM UP WITH FRIENDS and allies to form the ultimate squad Upgrade your Planetary Command building to scout and relocate your base to new worlds such as Dandoran, Yavin 4, Er’Kit and Hoth to expand your command and strengthen your squad.

Get Star Wars: Commander – Squad Wars in the iOS App Store

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Star Wars: Uprising

Star Wars™: Uprising is the first Star Wars RPG set between Star Wars™: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi™ and Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™. Seek The Force and wield its power to lead The Uprising! Join millions of players worldwide in a brand new fight against the Empire. Engage in massive Sector Battles to dictate the expansion of in-game content, create your own powerful character and crew, and play real-time co-op with friends. The Galaxy Needs a New Hero. What Kind Will You Be? THE FORCE COMES TO STAR WARS UPRISING Embark on a quest to unlock the power of the light and dark sides of the Force, as you seek your path to the Galaxy’s ultimate weapon, the lightsaber. CREATE THE HERO THE GALAXY NEEDS Choose from a wide range of abilities, species, visual customizations and classic Star Wars™ gear to become the next Han Solo, Boba Fett or entirely unique hero of your own design with a unique open class system. SHAPE THE FUTURE OF THE GAME UNIVERSE Join players worldwide in massive Sector Battles to dictate the expansion of in-game content, including new planets, exclusive gear, higher level caps and unique crew members. A NEW CHAPTER IN STAR WARS Play the first mobile game in the Star Wars universe that takes place between Star Wars™: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi™ and Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™. REAL-TIME CO-OP AGAINST THE EMPIRE Explore the secrets of the sector, build a powerful cartel with allies, and play alongside friends in synchronous cooperative play. BRAVE CHALLENGES ON CLASSIC AND NEW WORLDS Battle your way through missions on Hoth, Cloud City and more, fighting against powerful bosses led by an ominous new adversary.

Get Star Wars: Uprising in the iOS App Store

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Star Wars: Force Collection

Use the Force in STAR WARS: FORCE COLLECTION! Collect over 400 character cards and vehicles including Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker. Create your own unique battle formations. Each card has its own combination of card skill, attack range, and force attribution. Create a deck which makes these cards exert their true power! Battle with other players and prove your strength! Join the Global “”Legion”” Battle! The epic fleet battle which is one of Star Wars™’ highlights has now begun. Form a “”Legion”” with players around the world and fight in a real-time battle with other Legions! Before the battle starts, reinforce your Legion’s fleet together with your teammates. Win the battle and obtain stronger fleets. By joining a Legion, you will be able to have a training battle with your team members and also exchange information by using team chat. The bonds of Legion will make you even stronger! In addition, big events themed on all six Star Wars movies plus Clone Wars are held regularly. Join these events which take place in many memorable scenes of Star Wars and receive awesome rewards!

Get Star Wars: Force Collection in the iOS App Store

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LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Experience the entire collection that combines the original LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game and the sequel LEGO Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy for hours of epic Star Wars content and fun gameplay all from your iOS device! Begin your adventure in Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and journey through all six episodes in the whimsical style and humor of LEGO. May the bricks be with you! This game is filled with content! You’ll need 1.44gb of available space on your device if you install over wifi, but only 735mb of space if you download on your computer and then sync. As with many large app installations, we advise that you restart your device after installing as this will resolve some stability issues. Also make sure you have installed the most recent firmware. When re-installing the App, please select ‘Restore All Purchases’ from the main menu and allow a few moments to ensure your purchases have become active. This is a high memory usage app. If you have performance issues, try closing down background apps or restarting the device. FEATURES: 36 STORY MODE LEVELS + BONUS CONTENT From the Trade Federation’s “negotiations” with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace to the space battle above Endor in Return of the Jedi, play the most memorable and exhilarating scenes from your favorite episodes. Also unlock special bonus content featuring Bounty Hunter missions, a special Challenge Mode, Arcade Levels, and more! OVER 120 CHARACTERS Play as your favorite Jedi Knight or Sith Lord! There are over 120 playable characters to unlock, including Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Han Solo, and Boba Fett. FORCE POWERS Which side of the Force will you use? Both dark and light side characters have their own unique Force abilities. Will you use a Force Throw to defeat the Jedi or choose your Lightsaber and Force Push to take down the evil Empire? LEGO STYLE GAMEPLAY Smash objects into LEGO bricks and switch characters on the fly as you play through different story levels. Create your own Star Wars character mash-ups like Han Windu and Lando Amidala! DYNAMIC CONTROL STYLES Switch between “Classic” and “Touch Screen” controls to find the play-style that suits you best.

Get LEGO Star Wars: The Complete Saga in the iOS App Store

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Star Wars: Card Trader

These are the cards you’re looking for… Relive all the galactic adventures of almost 40 years of Star Wars with the first ever Star Wars digital card trading experience! From the rise of Darth Vader and the adventures of Luke Skywalker, all the way to the excitement of Star Wars: The Force Awakens™, this is your ultimate Star Wars fix. COLLECT AND TRADE THOUSANDS OF STAR WARS CARDS! •    Thousands of officially licensed digital cards from Episodes I-VII, Star Wars: The Clone Wars™, Star Wars Rebels™, and more! •    Nearly 100 different art styles from exclusive series to collect. Want a minimalist Boba Fett illustration? What about a Droids rock band poster? Or Han Solo Graffiti art? It’s all here. •    Hundreds of Star Wars characters, plus vehicles, locations, and more! •    Trade like a Jawa by trading with fans from around the world! •    Join the best community of digital card collectors in the world! 24/7 Fan Feed allows you to propose trades and chat about all things Star Wars! CONSISTENT RELEASE OF NEW CARDS – OPEN PACKS EVERY DAY FOR FREE! •    New cards and series released every day! (Yes, you read that right. Every day.) •    Free credits every day to open up to 5 free packs of cards each day! (Yes, again, you read that right.) •    The most dynamic card store in the galaxy! New series, artworks, and editions of cards released daily! •    Feel the thrill of opening packs of cards – the decisions over choosing the right pack, the anticipation of what it might contain, and the victory of pulling the card you want! FROM 1997 TO EPISODE 7! STAR WARS: FORCE AWAKENS™ IS HERE! •    Dozens of designs from the new film, featuring BB-8, Rey, Finn, Poe, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, and more – all leading up to the release of the film! •    Re-releases of original vintage cards! Now is your chance to complete the original 70’s, 80’s and 90’s sets that you didn’t finish or weren’t born yet for!

Get Star Wars: Card Trader in the iOS App Store

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