Diving headfirst into the LEGO universe, Bandai Namco Entertainment has confirmed that LEGO Brawls, a family-friendly video game pitched as a “light-hearted game” which puts “players in control of customizable minifigures in a multi-player brawler with levels inspired by iconic LEGO sets” will be headed to store shelves around late mid-2022. Developed by Red Games Co, whose previous project line-up consists of mostly smartphone games for the all-ages market such as TRANSFORMERS: Tactical Arena and Crayola Create & Play+, the studio will be making the leap to a multiplatform array of consoles, including the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and Nintendo Switch.
Below is how the companies pitched this latest video game adaptation of the wider LEGO universe:
In true LEGO fashion, LEGO Brawls gives players a slew of customization options to mix and match official LEGO bricks and create unique minifigure brawlers, complete with custom loadouts and power-ups tailored to each player’s preference and play style. Players can compete with everything from baguettes and pie cannons to boomboxes and rocket fists. With a range of multiplayer modes, unique challenges, and win conditions, all members of the family can join in the competitive brick-bashing fun.
Players in LEGO Brawls can compete for bragging rights with friends and family or go for global glory as they climb to the top of online leaderboards. Multiplayer modes in the game allow local play for up to eight players on Xbox and Switch, and up to four players on PlayStation. Online modes allow for eight-player matches and co-op between two to four players. A variety of fan-favorite LEGO themes and sets are available as colorful backdrops, making this the ultimate team brawler for LEGO fans of all ages.