It looks like we have another case of a classic slip-up. After releasing its teaser for its latest upcoming video game dubbed LEGO 2K Drive, it is understandable that media outlets such as IGN and others are already prepping the news for this big reveal. However, it looks the announcement came in a bit earlier.
Because earlier today, video game media giant IGN released what seems to be the official announcement for the LEGO 2K Drive, only to take it down in just a few minutes. However, other outlets were quick to catch on, giving us a few details on what to expect from this high-flying LEGO video game.
According to video gaming site Gematsu, the LEGO 2K Drive will available across major video game platforms and will come in three editions:
$69.99 on PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series, $59.99 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC.
Awesome Edition ($99.99)
Includes a new vehicle, vehicle flair, in-game minifigure, and the Year 1 Drive Pass.
Awesome Rivals Edition ($119.99)
Includes multiple vehicles, a vehicle flair, multiple in-game minifigures, and the Year 1 Drive Pass.
Introducing the Year 1 Drive Pass
To keep the excitement going, LEGO 2K Drive introduces the Year 1 Drive Pass, which includes a new biome and four seasons of post-launch content. Each season will feature new vehicles and themes to keep players engaged and entertained. The Year 1 Drive Pass can also be purchased separately, giving players the flexibility to choose what they want.
Aquadirt Racer Pack
Pre-orders for LEGO 2K Drive include the Aquadirt Racer Pack. This pack includes the Aquadirt Racer Street Car, Off-Road Car, and Racer Boat. Regardless of pre-order, the pack is included in the Awesome Edition and Awesome Rivals Edition. With the Aquadirt Racer Pack, players can add some excitement to their races with these unique and powerful vehicles.
One of the most exciting features of LEGO 2K Drive, like any other LEGO video game, is the customization system. With over 1,000 unique LEGO pieces, players can build any vehicle they like, allowing for a truly personalized racing experience. The game features cars from LEGO City, Creator, Speed Champions, and even the McLaren Solus GT and F1 LM. This vast selection ensures that players can create their ultimate brick-built car, making the game even more exciting.
LEGO 2K Drive offers a range of multiplayer experiences, including co-op gameplay and competitive multiplayer for up to six players. Players can also enjoy two-player split-screen multiplayer, allowing them to play with friends and family.
LEGO is still mum about its official announcement, but we can expect one anytime soon considering that this latest video game offering is expected to be released on May 19, 2023. And while waiting, you may check out the rest of the game’s image gallery below.