Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and The LEGO® Group today announced the expansion of LEGO DIMENSIONS, the LEGO toy and videogame hybrid, with more blockbuster franchises and even bigger gameplay possibilities. Travel through 30 popular entertainment brands allowing players to customize their experience by mixing and matching favorite characters and universes with full compatibility.
“We’ve built upon the existing LEGO DIMENSIONS Starter Pack to expand the gameplay possibilities with entirely new LEGO experiences that can’t be found anywhere else,” said Tom Stone, Managing Director, TT Games. “We can now provide players with even more customization and mash-up opportunities, and all are compatible with the existing game and packs. Battle Arenas also introduce a fun new way for friends and family to join the action together and battle as favorite characters, which is an exciting innovation for LEGO videogames.”
The LEGO Dimensions pack is based on 16 new entertainment properties and will begin launching on September 27, 2016. It will include the Ghostbusters Story Pack, Adventure Time and Mission: Impossible Level Packs, Harry Potter andAdventure Time Team Packs, and The A-Team Fun Pack. Additional expansion packs based on other highly anticipated films Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and The LEGO Batman Movie and wildly popular properties The Goonies, Sonic The Hedgehog, Teen Titans Go!, LEGO City Undercover, Knight Rider, The Powerpuff Girls, Gremlins,Beetlejuice and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be released in product waves stretching into summer of next year.
Based on the upcoming film, The GhostbustersStory Pack will provide a complete movie-based gameplay experience with six puzzle-packed levels and new LEGO Gateway bricks that allow players to build Zhu’s Chinese Restaurant atop the LEGO Toy Pad. It will also come with a buildable Abby Yates LEGO minifigure with Proton Blaster and 3-in-1 buildable Ecto-1 which can be rebuilt into the Ectozer and The PerfEcto. The pack unlocks “Rip,” a new Toy Pad mode allowing players to tear open an alternate universe. In this mirror world, players have the ability to solve puzzles and affect objects and other items in the primary universe. And like all gold-tag minifigures purchased, Abby Yates provides access to a new themed Adventure World with its own unique Battle Arena. The GhostbustersStory Pack is just the first of this new exciting pack type, with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,based on the highly anticipated theatrical release, still to come later this year. The LEGO DIMENSIONSpacks will be the exclusive construction toy offering this holiday for the exciting expansion of J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World.
Story Packs also expand the Starter Pack story with deeper gameplay. In the game’s storyline, the evil Lord Vortech has hidden portions of his powers around the LEGO Multiverse. As players progress through Story Pack levels, they can unearth and tap into Keystone Runes to use Lord Vortech’s powers against him through all-new Toy Pad modes.
LEGO DIMENSIONS is now available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and the Wii U.