Baby Yoda has been added to 'The Sims 4'

Baby Yoda has been added to 'The Sims 4'

It's fair to say that the new Disney+ TV series, The Mandalorian, has been a big hit with Star Wars fans, although maybe not for any of the reasons we expected. The show chronicles the adventures of a nameless Mandalorian bounty hunter who resembles Boba Fett; but it was the character of The Child (an alien who resembles a young version of Jedi Master Yoda) who people really engaged with.

In true Star Wars fashion, there's plenty of Baby Yoda related merchandise available for Christmas. But this week gamers were also in for a sneaky sci-fi surprise when it was announced that Baby Yoda would be crossing over to the latest Sims game!

Using my Jedi mind powers, I command you to watch the trailer for The Mandalorian: 

Yes, players of the fourth iteration of the phenomenally-successful life simulation game were delighted to find that Baby Yoda is now available in-game as a special decorative item.

The gnome-like Baby Yoda figure was added to the game a free bonus content in the latest update. Players can find the little green creature by searching in build/buy mode under ''sculptures'', or by searching for him by entering ''Baby Yoda''.

The item is listed as: 'The Child Statue' (available for just 503 Sims dollars) with the caption reading: "This statue is a lovable replica inspired by the Disney+ live-action series, The Mandalorian."

In a recent interview with Collider series creator, Jon Favreau spoke about how secretive Disney has been about merchandise, so as to prevent spoilers. The Iron Man director stated: "I have to thank Disney and Lucasfilm because the way the cat usually gets out of the bag with that stuff is merchandising and toy catalogs and things like that."

He added: They really back us up. We really wanted to have it be that you had to watch it yourself, so that every time you watch the show, there are new twists and secrets that come out."

But if you're looking for a Baby Yoda stocking-filler to buy in real-life, then why not check out some of this brand-new Baby Yoda merchandise?