Lego Star Wars: The Video Game

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Lego Star Wars: The Video Game
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game cover
Traveller's Tales
macOS (OS X) i5works[1][2]
Eidos Interactive
OS X Aspyr Media
Release dates
Windows April 2, 2005
macOS (OS X) August 23, 2005
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game guide on StrategyWiki
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game on Wikipedia


The macOS (OS X) version of this game does not work on macOS Catalina (version 10.15) or later due to the removal of support for 32-bit-only apps.
Lego Star Wars
Subseries of Lego
Subseries of Star Wars
Lego Star Wars: The Video Game 2005
Lego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy 2006
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga 2009
Lego Star Wars III: The Clone Wars 2011
Lego Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2016
Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga 2020

General information

Wookieepedia - A huge wiki dedicated to the Star Wars universe
Brickipedia - Game page on LEGO Wiki


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Disc check (requires the CD/DVD in the drive to play)
SecuROM 7 DRM disc check
No longer sold digitally due to the release of The Complete Saga containing this and the next game's content together.
A demo is available.

Essential improvements[edit]


The latest patch is Version
The latest patch for the OS X version is Version 1.0 Rev A. [3]

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\SWLEGO.BIN[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <path-to-game>\lsw_*[Note 1]
macOS (OS X)
* is the save slot number starting at zero.

Video settings[edit]

Graphics feature State WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Delete <path-to-game>\swlego.bin and set desktop resolution to desired resolution for custom resolutions. Setting a 4:3 resolution such as 1440x1080, 1920x1440, or 2880x2160 is highly recommend.
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Uses fixed camera angles.
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Anti-aliasing (AA)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
Vertical sync (Vsync)
See the glossary page for potential workarounds.
60 FPS
120+ FPS
High dynamic range display (HDR)

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio feature State Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost


Language UI Audio Sub Notes


Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
Local play
2 Co-op
LAN play
Online play

Issues fixed[edit]

Running in Windows 7[edit]

Instructions[citation needed]
  1. Go to the installation folder.
  2. Right-click on LegoStarwars.exe
  3. Select Compatibility (tab)
  4. In Compatibility mode (fieldset), select the checkbox, and choose Windows XP (Service Pack 2), from the drop-down
  5. In Privilege Level (fieldset), ensure that the Run this program as an administrator checkbox is checked

Other information[edit]


ExecutablePPC 32-bit 64-bit Notes
macOS (OS X)
Install the version 1.0 Rev A patch for Intel support. Still limited to 32-bit only.[citation needed]

System requirements[edit]

Operating system (OS) 2000, XP
Processor (CPU) Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz
AMD Athlon equivalent
System memory (RAM) 256 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 500 MB
Video card (GPU) 32 MB of VRAM
DirectX 9 compatible
macOS (OS X)
Operating system (OS) 10.5
Processor (CPU) PowerPC G4/G5 1.2 GHz
Intel 1.2 GHz
System memory (RAM) 512 MB
Hard disk drive (HDD) 2 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI Radeon 9000
Nvidia GeForce FX 5200
32 MB of VRAM
Nvidia GeForce 9400M not supported
Intel integrated video chipsets (including GMA 950) are not supported


  1. 1.0 1.1 When running this game without Administrator elevation, activity in %PROGRAMFILES%, %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%, and %WINDIR% might be redirected to %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ (more details).


  1. Aspyr to publish LEGO Star Wars: The Video Game - Macworld - last accessed on 2016-7-23
  2. Lego Star Wars: The Video Game In Stores Now For Mac - last accessed on 2016-7-23
  3. Aspyr - Support - last accessed on 2007-08-12