Open-World Lego Driving Game Lego 2K Drive Announced, And It Sounds Incredible

An open-world driving game from Lego and 2K is coming this May.


Lego and 2K are working on a driving game called Lego 2K Drive, and the "AAA driving adventure game" is set for release on May 19, 2023. It even includes a car called the Hamburghini. Really.

Developed by NBA 2K studio Visual Concepts, Lego 2K Drive is in development for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Switch, and PC. Described as an open-world driving game, Lego 2K Drive has single-player and multiplayer, and it allows players to make their own cars out of Lego pieces with more than 1,000 options (via IGN).

Lego 2K Drive will have different biomes, a number of race types to compete in, minigames, collectibles, and a story that weaves everything together. In multiplayer, players can race with and against friends, and there is a co-op mode for up to six players. The game also supports two-player split-screen and online multiplayer.

In addition to the $70 standard edition (or $60 on last-gen systems), there will be a $100 Awesome Edition that comes with an extra vehicle, a vehicle cosmetic, an in-game minifigure, and the Year 1 Drive Pass. A $120 Awesome Rivals Edition has even more in-game content and the Year 1 Drive Pass, which includes a new biome and four post-launch batches of content. Each will contain more vehicles and themes.

Behold, the Hamburghini
Behold, the Hamburghini

Finally, everyone who preorders the game gets the Aquadirt Racer Pack, which comes with a water-themed vehicles. For more, check out GameSpot's hands-on preview of Lego 2K Drive.

2K and Lego have been rumored to be working together for some time as part of a multi-game partnership. Titles included in the deal are said to be a driving game and a soccer game. NBA 2K developer Visual Concepts is said to be the developer of the reported driving game, while Sumo Digital will reportedly make the supposed soccer game.

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