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Minecraft gets Xbox-exclusive Star Wars DLC

Luke, you have to Han it to them.

Microsoft has released the first of several new Star Wars skin packs, which will only launch for Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

55 player skins are included in the Star Wars Classic Skin Pack DLC, including Luke, Leia, Han and Chewbacca.

Dozens of lesser known characters also make an appearance, from Greedo to Governer Tarkin via Bib Fortuna and Admiral Ackbar (but no Wedge?!).

You can download the pack now for £1.99 on Xbox 360 or £2.39 on Xbox One.

It's not the first time since Microsoft's $2.5bn buyout of Minecraft that DLC has launched just for Xbox platforms. The first of several exclusive Doctor Who skin packs launched for Xbox 360 and Xbox One last month.

But Minecraft's PlayStation 3, 4, and Vita versions have continued to receive unlicensed DLC packs such as the recent free Halloween DLC, and development of these versions is continuing as normal.

Minecraft's console developer 4J Studios is now working on a major update that will bring all console versions much closer to the game's PC build. This will finally see the addition of ridable horses (and horse armour) to the game, along with enemies such as bats, witches and the Wither, plus new items such as beacons, hoppers, haybales and fireworks.

The full list of characters lies below:

  • Luke Skywalker, Tatooine
  • Luke Skywalker, X-wing Pilot
  • Luke Skywalker, Bespin
  • Luke Skywalker, Hoth
  • Luke Skywalker, Dagobah
  • Luke Skywalker, Endor
  • Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight
  • Han Solo, Smuggler
  • Han Solo, Hoth
  • Han Solo, Endor
  • Chewbacca
  • Princess Leia Organa, Senator
  • Princess Leia Organa, Yavin 4
  • Princess Leia Organa, Hoth
  • Princess Leia Organa, Bespin
  • Princess Leia, Jabba's Palace
  • Princess Leia Organa, Endor
  • Tusken Raider
  • Stormtrooper
  • Darth Vader
  • Blockade Runner Soldier
  • C-3PO
  • Ben Kenobi
  • Cantina Band Member
  • TIE Fighter Pilot
  • Walrus Man (Ponda Baba)
  • Hammerhead (Momaw Nadon)
  • Greedo
  • Governor Tarkin
  • Lando Calrissian, Bespin
  • Boba Fett
  • Bossk
  • Dengar
  • Zuckuss
  • IG-88
  • Emperor
  • AT-AT Pilot
  • Lobot
  • Rancor Keeper
  • Gamorrean Guard
  • Lando Calrissian, Skiff Guard
  • Princess Leia Organa, Boushh
  • Oola
  • Nien Nunb
  • Bib Fortuna
  • Scout Trooper
  • Emperor's Royal Guard
  • Admiral Ackbar
  • R2-D2
  • Yoda
  • Jawa
  • Wampa Ice Creature
  • Wicket W. Warrick
  • Rancor
  • 4-LOM

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