LEGO 2K Drive Release Date, Trailer, Gameplay, System Requirements and More

Looking for a new racing game to enjoy with your friends this summer? You might want to get yourself ready for a new fun open-world arcade racing game that is set for release this year. We are talking about a new racing game titled Lego 2K Drive. Yes, you’ve heard that right. A new racing game that is based on the very popular LEGO universe.

This isn’t the first racing game from LEGO. There have been a good number of LEGO racing games out there that have been released many years back. If you’re someone that has enjoyed the LEGO Expansion pack from Forza Horizon 4, you’re sure to enjoy the all-new LEGO 2K Drive. Without wasting any more time, let’s dig into what you need to know about the new game.

Here we talk about all the details you need to know about the upcoming open-world arcade racing game, LEGO 2K World. You can categorize the LEGO 2K Drive racing game as a fun little kart racing game similar to the likes of Mario Kart- but with more fun and customization options.

LEGO 2K Drive Release Date

LEGO 2K Drive was announced on the 23rd of March 2023. With the announcement, we also got to see the announcement reveal trailer and release date. Yes, a release date has been confirmed by the developers. LEGO 2K Drive is set to release globally on May 19, 2023. The announcement trailer shows off the various cars you will be able to drive and the numerous worlds that are there for you to race around in. Some of the racing worlds are ones taken from other older LEGO games.

LEGO 2K Drive – Developer and Publisher

LEGO 2K Drive is being developed by Visual Concept Entertainment. On the publishing front, this is being handled by the 2K team. This is the same team behind many other games out there such as Sid Meier’s Civilization VI,  NBA 2K23, Borderlands 3,  Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K23, Mafia Definitive Edition, BioShock Infinite, and a good number of other games.

LEGO 2K Drive Gameplay

Now, let’s talk about the gameplay for LEGO 2K Drive. In this game, you will be thrown right into Bricklandia. Bricklandia is this massive open-world racing universe where you and your friends can speed along and compete against each other in the numerous types of races that you can choose from. Whether it’s pure race track asphalt, off-road tracks, and even water lands, you can race through all.

LEGO 2K Drive Release Date

LEGO 2K Drive lets you not only race around but also partake in various drift competitions, boosting and even making use of power-ups and jumps across Bricklandia. The game has a story mode where you begin your journey as a basic-level rookie racer. From here, you need to make your way upwards to being the best racer and eventually winning the Sky Trophy. The game has a story mode, single race mode, and even Cup Series mode for you to speed around.

Bricklandia is a very vibrant and colorful world that is filled with architecture and almost everything is made up of LEGO bricks. So yes, you will be able to hear the sounds of bricks falling over when you crash into various things around Bricklandia. The game lets you also drive off in the Big Butte County deserts or simply cruise around Prospecto Valley.

LEGO 2K Drive Release Date Gameplay

LEGO 2K Drive – Customization

The game wouldn’t be fun if you didn’t have the option to customize your vehicles. You can add various types of upgrades and change the way your car looks with the numerous LEGO bricks available. In terms of customization, there are over 1000 customization options to pick from. This helps you to make the car look extremely unique, especially when playing online with other people or with your friends.

LEGO 2K Drive Release Date Gameplay

LEGO 2K Drive – Multiplayer Options

Now, coming to the multiplayer side of things, the game does offer you online multiplayer mode. Apart from that, you will also be able to play with your friends via LAN connection and there is also a split-screen game mode. The split screen mode for this game is a great addition since it can also become a fun party game.

LEGO 2K Drive System Requirements and Platform Support

Now, let’s talk about what platforms you will be able to play the game. By the looks of it, 2K is ensuring that this game is made available to a lot of people. Here are the platforms that you will be able to play on.

Coming to the LEGO 2K Drive system requirements, there is no information available yet for the game. However, we can expect the game to not require very high system requirements and it should be able to run the game on around 6 GB of RAM or so. We will add the system requirements information to the article as and when it is officially revealed by the developers.

LEGO 2K Drive Pre-Order Details

The game is now available for pre-order. And, if you do pre-order the game you will be getting the Aquadirt Racer Pack. Here is what you get when you pre-order the game

  • 1 Street Car
  • 1 Off-Road Vehicle
  • 1 Boat

LEGO 2K Drive – Game Editions

You can easily purchase the game via physical copies and digital copies. Now, there are three different game editions for you to choose from. The first one is the standard edition. This is the base game and you don’t get anything additional with this edition. Next, we have the Awesome Edition. The Awesome Edition does get you a good number of things, but obviously at a higher price than the standard edition.

Here is what you get from the Awesome Edition of LEGO 2K Drive

  • Aquadrift Racer Pack
  • Year 1 Driver Pass
  • 4 Seasons DLC Packs
  • Awesome Pizza Vehicle
  • 550 Coins
  • In-game Wheelie Stunt Driver Minifigure
  • Machio Beast Vehicle
  • Vehicle Flair
  • 3 Day Early Access

The final edition, more like the most expensive edition of the LEGO 2K Drive game, is the Awesome Rivals Edition. Here is what you get when you purchase the Awesome Rivals Edition of the game.

  • Aquadrift Racer Pack
  • Year 1 Driver Pass
  • 4 Seasons DLC Packs
  • Awesome Pizza Vehicle
  • 550 Coins
  • In-game Wheelie Stunt Driver Minifigure
  • Machio Beast Vehicle
  • Vehicle Flair
  • 3 Day Early Access
  • Royal Sailor
  • Royal Outtaliner
  • Royal People Rover Street Car
  • Reckless Scorpion Stunt Driver In-Game Minifigure
  • Hamburghini Royale

LEGO 2K Drive Pricing

Here is what the pricing for different game editions will be

  1. Standard Edition- $59.99
  2. Awesome Edition- $99.99
  3. Awesome Rivals Edition- $119.99

Note: these are prices for the PC  (Steam) version of the game.

Conclusion

This concludes everything you need to know about the LEGO 2K Drive racing game. The game indeed is a pretty fun and exciting one, especially since you can play in an open-world universe with your friends. So far, we can expect the game to receive at least a year’s worth of updates and events thanks to the one-year Drive pass that is available with the other editions of the game. Overall this is a great game that we can hope to live up to its expectations and let players have a good time without unwanted problems.

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