Long-awaited toys-to-life video game launches in North America, EU.
After months of build up, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games and the LEGO Group have released the new crossover video game "LEGO Dimensions.”
The entertainment experience allows players to merge physical LEGO brick building and interactive console gameplay across the universes of 14 top franchises including DC Comics, The Lord of the Rings, The LEGO Movie, Back to the Future, The Wizard of Oz, "Scooby-Doo!," LEGO Legends of Chima, "Doctor Who," Jurassic World, Ghostbusters, "The Simpsons," "Portal" and more.
“We are excited to introduce ‘LEGO Dimensions,’ a unique gaming experience that brings the versatility of LEGO play into the digital world. For the first time, beloved characters from LEGO building sets are introduced into a gaming experience where fans can mix and match characters and universes just like they do in the playroom,” says Niels Jørgensen, vice president, digital games, the LEGO Group. “We are thrilled to continue our close partnership with TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and to bring a new and different way of digital LEGO play to children and gaming fans alike.”
“LEGO Dimensions” is now available in North America and the EU for PlayStation4, PlayStation3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Nintendo Wii U.
Gamers can customize their experience with expansion packs from the brands featured in the game, which provide new buildable characters, vehicles and gadgets with special in-game abilities.
Back to the Future, "The Simpsons" and "Portal" level packs, "Scooby-Doo!" and Jurassic World team packs and DC Comics, The LEGO Movie, LEGO Ninjago, The Lord of the Rings, LEGO Chima and The Wizard of Oz fun packs are available now as part of the wave one release of product. Additional expansion packs will be released in November, January, March and May.
Launching alongside the console game is a “LEGO Dimensions” companion app that provides players with a tool to track their “LEGO Dimensions” expansion pack collections, create wish lists, and also provides additional information about the game and related products. The “LEGO Dimensions” companion app is also available now for both iOS and Android devices.
“'LEGO Dimensions' expands our LEGO video game franchise with innovation, an amazing range of world-class entertainment properties and ever-growing gameplay designed for longevity,” says David Haddad, executive vice president and general manager, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “LEGO video games are some of the most popular in the world because fans love TT Games’ compelling gameplay mixed with humor. 'LEGO Dimensions' builds on this legacy with a new immersive, interactive experience that will evolve the toys-to-life category.”