TT Games and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment announced The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game today for Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One. The game will launch alongside its movie counterpart on September 22 in North America, while it will release in Europe on October 6.
In the game, players get to take control of ninjas Lloyd, Master Wu, Nya, Jay, Cole, Kai, and Zane in order to protect their home island, which is fittingly named Ninjago, from Lord Garmadon and his shark army. These characters harness the power of Ninjagility wall-run, high jump, and upgrade their combat skills.
The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game takes place across eight large locations from the movie. Each of these locations also has a Challenge Dojo where players can test their strength by facing waves of increasingly tougher enemies. The game also has battle maps where players can face each other in four game modes with local split-screen gameplay.
Tom Stone, Managing Director at TT Games had the following to say about the game:
“The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game brings the non-stop action and thrilling combat of the film into the living room so kids can embark on their own Ninjago adventures. Enhanced movements will help players traverse Ninjago with the fluidity and grace of a secret ninja warrior and improve their combat skills.”
Sean McEvoy, VP of Digital Games at The LEGO Group, also commented on the THE LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game:
“The LEGO Group is pleased to extend the Ninjago play experience with The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game. Fans will love playing as their favorite Ninjago heroes and joining an epic adventure of good versus evil.”
You can look at some screenshots and watch the announcement trailer below. The LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game is releasing September 22 on the Nintendo Switch, PC, PS4, and Xbox One.