Minecraft Star Wars Mash-Up Pack Review

November 17, 2020 at 3:59am
By Jason Stettner

The Minecraft Star Wars Mash-Up Pack is a Store Community World that offers a completely fresh adventure within the game. Created by 4J Studios this pack provides one incredible effort that truly captures the joy and scope of the series. It does specifically focus on parts of the franchise, and the passion shines through here.

You get locations from The Original Trilogy and something a little new from The Mandalorian episodes. When it comes to the classic movies you see “A New Hope”, “The Empire Strikes Back” and “Return of the Jedi” represented here. With mash-up packs you get a complete revamp of the game. This changes the music, the textures and even the regular sounds of the game. It also comes with thirty-six highly detailed skins you can use throughout the regular experience.

To follow that, there’s also a massive scale world to explore. This location is the most expansive effort I’ve ever seen. You start off on Tatooine which is large and includes many locations. You’re able to use the speeders, fly the Tie Fighters or even find X-Wings to fly as well. On the surface of Tatooine there are Tusken Raider camps, Sandcrawlers you can go in and the entire Mos Eisley spaceport including the legendary Cantina.

Then there’s Jabba Palace and some other hidden surprises. That’s just one area, they have a ton of stuff here. You’re able to travel between them using the primary ships which is cool. There’s Dagobah, Endor, the Death Stars and even a Hoth battle. On top of that you’ll see many ship based conflicts and also a surprisingly high quantity of Mandalorian based areas. You can literally feed Baby Yoda (I call him Yiddle) and he’ll follow you around.

That’s the kind of detail we’re seeing here. So many custom characters, such a revamp to the game and it’s insanely authentic. They absolutely nailed this package. It really is comprehensive and such an explosion of Star Wars love. You can zip into the asteroids to see the massive Worm. You can head into the swamps of Dagobah to see the sunken X-Wing. There’s even the cave there with Darth Vader’s mask sitting on the ground.

It’s actually hard to cover every detail, because there’s so much to this. I’ve never seen such an expansive offering within the marketplace. It’s all well detailed, and they basically handled almost every aspect I would have desired. I could nitpick one or two things, but overall the size and level of detail is far beyond what I’ve seen within mash-up packs thus far.
Minecraft Star Wars Mash-Up PackReview

The Conclusion

This Star Wars Mash-Up Pack from 4J Studios is a perfect recreation of the franchise within the world of Minecraft. I was blown away by what this offered, the scope of it is absolutely insane. This is going to be quite a standard for others to follow afterwards. I’ve seen some remarkable efforts to recreate worlds from franchises in the past, but nothing quite like this.

The smaller details, the hidden secrets it just offers too much to explore and do. It’s a thrilling time to move through, and have fun with. A neat presentation of this galaxy far far away, allowing you to really enjoy some of the key moments from the series. It’s a world that covers the little places quite well while focusing in on some surprises that really do help make this extra memorable.

I was too excited by what I was seeing, as they hit those smaller points quite well and I’ve never spent so long exploring one of these mash-up worlds as they’re typically not so dense. You get custom music, special effects and many interactive elements here across the biggest planets. I’d love to see them tackle other parts of the franchise, that would be exciting for sure.

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Rating Overall: 10

Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner