One of 2017’s most anticipated films has to be The LEGO Movie spin-off starring that film’s Caped Crusader in The LEGO Batman Movie. Next week LEGO Dimensions is releasing their first wave of highly anticipated Year 2 packs, but today Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment is looking ahead even further announcing that The LEGO Batman Movie will be getting the full LEGO Dimensions treatment to coincide with film’s release – including a brand new Story Pack and Expansion pack featuring characters from the movie.
The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack will provide a new LEGO Gateway bricks for the Toys-to-Life to customize the toypad beyond the standard portal Gateway. The story pack comes with the movie versions of Batgirl and Robin, but not Batman himself even though the Batman that came with the original pack is NOT The LEGO Movie version voiced by Will Arnett in both films. Here’s your first look at the Story Pack below:
LEGO Dimensions will also get a Fun Pack featuring Excalibur Batman, a new Batman from the movie, along with the Bionic Steed – which can be rebuilt into the Bat-Raptor and Ultrabat for additional in-game abilities and the pack will grant access to the film’s Adventure World and Battle Arena. Here’s your first look at Fun Pack:
Lastly, 80’s TV fans will be pleased to get confirmation that Knight Rider will also be coming to LEGO Dimensions in 2017 – adding to the already impressive array of current and retro geek properties to the game. The Fun Pack comes with Michael Knight and K.I.T.T., that can be rebuilt into the K.I.T.T. Jet and Goliath Armored Semi for upgraded in-game powers. Michael Knight provides access to a new Knight Rider Adventure World with its own unique Battle Arena. It’s worth noting that this pack will only first be available at GameStop in North America. Here’s your first look:
Here’s a few more in-game screens shots with Warner Bros Interactive having some fun with the Knight Rider pack:
Next week LEGO Dimensions will release The Ghostbusters Story Pack, Adventure Time and Mission: Impossible Level Packs, Harry Potter and Adventure Time Team Packs, and The A-Team Fun Pack on September 27 and the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack, Sonic The Hedgehog Level Pack, Gremlins Team Pack, and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Adventure Time Fun Packs will be available on November 18.
For all the nitty gritty details on The LEGO Batman Movie and Knight Rider releases you can check out the press release below:
LEGO® Dimensions™ Expansion Packs Based on The LEGO Batman Movie and Knight Rider Announced for February 2017 Release
New Story Pack Lets Gamers Play LEGO Batman’s Big Screen Adventure
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today revealed details around three highly collectable expansion packs for LEGO® Dimensions™, the LEGO toy and videogame hybrid, that will be available on February 10, 2017. The LEGO® Batman Movie Story Pack, Excalibur Batman Fun Pack and Knight Rider Fun Pack will broaden the selection of the world’s most popular entertainment brands allowing players to customize their experience by mixing and matching favorite characters and universes with full compatibility.
Coinciding with the release of the upcoming film on which it’s based, The LEGO Batman Movie Story Pack, will provide a deep, story-driven gameplay experience with iconic DC characters in six puzzle-packed levels and new LEGO Gateway bricks that allow players to build the Bat-Computer atop the LEGO Toy Pad. The pack comes with buildable Batgirl and Robin minifigures and the 3-in-1 buildable Batwing which can be rebuilt into The Black Thunder and Bat-Tank. Gamers can play the complete movie and band together with Batgirl and Robin to fight off the Joker and his team of villains. Batgirl’s batarang, glide and stealth abilities can reach areas with high security access and Robin’s agility and dive skills provide sneak access. Players can also transform Robin into the Nightwing, utilize his vine cut, and deflect moves for more crime-fighting adventures. Batgirl and Robin provide access to the new The LEGO Batman Movie Adventure World with its own unique Battle Arena with competitive split-screen local gameplay for up to four players.
Batman fans can broaden their LEGO Dimensions gameplay with Excalibur Batman from The LEGO Batman Movie. The Fun Pack comes with a buildable Batman minifigure and a 3-in-1 buildable Bionic Steed which can be rebuilt into the Bat-Raptor and Ultrabat for additional in-game abilities. Players can use Batman’s Master Builder and Sword Switching abilities to solve puzzles and take down enemies. Batman also provides access to The LEGO Batman Movie Adventure World and Battle Arena. The Excalibur Batman Fun Pack will release in North America first at Target.
Michael Knight and K.I.T.T. from the classic 80s TV series, Knight Rider, are also coming to LEGO Dimensions. Players can add the iconic duo with the Knight Rider Fun Pack featuring a buildable Michael Knight minifigure, and a rebuildable 3-in-1 K.I.T.T., that can be rebuilt into the K.I.T.T. Jet and Goliath Armored Semi for upgraded in-game powers.
In the game, players can activate Michael Knight’s dodging and dash abilities to solve puzzles and overpower enemies or use his Wrist Watch to uncover secrets behind x-ray walls and outsmart enemies by hacking into terminals and following trails. Players can also fight crime on four wheels with K.I.T.T., the highly advanced, artificially intelligent robotic vehicle, to boost their gameplay. Michael Knight provides access to a new Knight Rider Adventure World with its own unique Battle Arena. The Knight Rider Fun Pack will release in North America first at GameStop.
Players can continue to broaden and customize their experience with new expansion packs releasing this year. The Ghostbusters Story Pack, Adventure Time and Mission: Impossible Level Packs, Harry Potter and Adventure Time Team Packs, and The A-Team Fun Pack will be available on September 27 and the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Story Pack, Sonic The Hedgehog Level Pack, Gremlins Team Pack, and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Adventure Time Fun Packs will be available on November 18.
Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, LEGO Dimensions is now available for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and the Wii U system.