LEGO Brawls combines the fun of building and destroying LEGO figures into a multiplayer platform fighter.
Crossover platform fighters are all the rage nowadays, but LEGO has been in the game for longer than fans might think. Brawls is the toy company’s mobile fighting game featuring eight-player combat and heavy customization. The LEGO-themed fighter will make its debut on consoles and PC this Fall, Here’s what you need to know about the upcoming fighter.
The release date for LEGO Brawls
The intended release date for LEGO Brawls on PC is September 2, 2022. On that day, the game will come out for the following platforms.
- Nintendo Switch
- PlayStation 4
- PlayStation 5
- Windows PC
- Xbox One
- Xbox Series X/S
While the console and PC release is still a ways away, fans can already start playing LEGO Brawls on Apple mobile devices through the Apple Arcade. Brawls is also available on iPhone and macOS computers.
What kind of game is LEGO Brawls?
LEGO Brawls is a platform fighter with an emphasis on character customization and cosmetics.
Matches are free for alls with up to eight players. Objectives range from getting the most kills to controlling certain areas of the map. Themed stages like Jurassic World and Ninjago provide movement options and hazards to avoid. By destroying item boxes, players can earn special powerups like a mech, helicopter, or giant dinosaur. Of course, players can always just swat each other to death.
Unlike other platform fighters, Brawls puts customization front and center. Players create their own characters by swapping between hundreds of different parts. Everything from capes to gloves to hair and facial expressions can be customized with LEGO pieces. All of the customizations in the game appear to be ripped straight from actual LEGO products.
Will LEGO Brawls be free to play?
LEGO Brawls is entirely free to play on all platforms. There are no in-game transactions whatsoever. All cosmetics and weapons are unlocked just by playing the game.
The PC version of Brawls will most likely remain free to play without microtransactions. The LEGO Company often views games, movies, and television shows as advertisements for their toys rather than financial investments. There are no advertisements in the game since the entire game is an ad for LEGO.