For the most part, LEGO Dimensions has provided a novel take on the LEGO video game franchise, offering new ways to play through the new LEGO Toy Pad. However, up to this point, it has appeared to be the same linear style of LEGO story that has comprised previous games in the series. Today, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment threw that idea for something of a loop by unveiling a new open-world element called Adventure Worlds.
The Adventure Worlds are completely separate from the LEGO Dimensions story stages. These offer up 14 different thematic open worlds to play with, all of which can be unlocked by any of that respective property's characters. With the Starter Pack already set to include Batman, Gandalf, and Wildstyle, that already opens up the world of DC Comics, Lord of the Rings, and The LEGO Movie. Additional characters can be picked up through LEGO Dimensions Level Packs, Team Packs, and Fun Packs. One of these Level Packs has been confirmed to be the Ghostbusters Level Pack, which will include LEGO Peter Venkman. The Ghostbusters Fun Pack will also include a LEGO Stay Puft and LEGO Slimer.
Catch the latest trailer below. LEGO Dimensions is set to hit Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on September 27.