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The 14 unlockable Adventure Worlds will be part of the game along with the LEGO Multiverse worlds in which the main story takes place. WBIE describes these as 'open-world environments where players will be able to explore, race, collect gold bricks and unlock secrets, and explore classic locations from all of the entertainment properties in the game.'
The Adventure Worlds will be based on LEGO toy lines brands such as Jurassic World and Doctor Who. They will be unlockable by characters of the corresponding brand. WBIE has released a new trailer offering a preview (below).
Players will be able to access the DC Comics, Lord of the Rings and The LEGO Movie Adventure Worlds using the characters that come in the LEGO Dimensions Starter Pack. Adventure Worlds for other brands will be unlockable using characters purchased in Level Packs, Team Packs and Fun Packs.
In addition to the above, WBIE has announced details of a Ghostbusters-themed Level Pack and Fun Pack. The former will include a LEGO minifigure version of the character Peter Venkman, while the latter will come with LEGO Stay Puft and LEGO Slimer minifigures.
LEGO Dimensions will be released on September 27 for Microsoft's Xbox One and Xbox 360, Sony's Playstation3 and Playstation4 and the Nintendo Wii U.