WBIE, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Universal Games and Digital Platforms Announce “Lego Jurassic World” for Nintendo Switch
(July 31, 2019 – Burbank, CA) – Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, TT Games, The LEGO Group and Universal Games and Digital Platforms today announced that the top-selling 2015 video game “LEGO Jurassic World” is coming to Nintendo Switch on September 17, 2019. The game also supports handheld mode and will be playable on the upcoming Nintendo Switch Lite.
Developed by TT Games and published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, “LEGO Jurassic World,” which was originally released in 2015, covers more than two decades of the epic “Jurassic World” franchise from Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment. Re-imagined in LEGO form and told with TT Games’ signature humor, the thrilling adventure re-creates unforgettable scenes and action sequences from “Jurassic Park,” “The Lost World: Jurassic Park,” “Jurassic Park III” and “Jurassic World,” allowing fans to play through key moments and giving them the opportunity to fully explore the expansive islands of Isla Nublar and Isla Sorna.
“We’re delighted to bring the exhilarating adventures in ‘LEGO Jurassic World’ to a new generation of players on Nintendo Switch,” said Jonathan Smith, Head of Production and Strategic Director, TT Games. “The young and young-at-heart will love re-experiencing the magic of the movies told through a LEGO lens at home and on-the-go.”
Players can take on the roles of heroic film characters, such as Dr. Ian Malcolm, Dr. Henry Wu, Claire Dearing, Owen Grady and more, throughout 20 story levels on a mission to collect precious amber containing dinosaur DNA. Players can use the DNA they’ve collected to create completely original dinosaurs with the Dino Customizer by mixing and matching color, body parts and abilities, or fill the giant footsteps of the LEGO dinosaurs and play the game as the beasts themselves.
“LEGO Jurassic World” for Nintendo Switch also offers three previously released DLC packs, including:
- “Jurassic World” DLC Pack: Gives players access to six new characters, two new vehicles, the JURASSIC Response Unit, the JURASSIC WORLD Shuttle, and more.
- “Jurassic Park” Trilogy Pack #1: Grants access to three characters and one vehicle including, Dino Handler, Eric Kirby and Paul Kirby, and the Animal Control Vehicle.
- “Jurassic Park” Trilogy Pack #2: Provides access to three characters and one vehicle including Jurassic Park Helicopter Pilot, Lex and Tim Murphy, and Dr. Ian Malcolm’s convertible.
About The “Jurassic World” Franchise
From Universal Pictures and Amblin Entertainment, the “Jurassic World” franchise immerses audiences of all ages in a new era of wonder and thrills where dinosaurs and humankind must learn to coexist. “Jurassic World” is more than a film franchise. At every turn, this $5 billion film series delivers a larger-than-life destination for exploration, discovery, and epic adventure. Dinosaurs live again and they live in “Jurassic World.”
About Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, a division of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc., is a premier worldwide publisher, developer, licensor and distributor of entertainment content for the interactive space across all platforms, including console, handheld, mobile and PC-based gaming for both internal and third-party game titles.
About TT Games
TT Games, an affiliate of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., is the developer behind numerous hit LEGO videogame franchises such as “LEGO® Batman™,” “LEGO® Star Wars™,” “LEGO® Harry Potter™,” “LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes” and “LEGO® Indiana Jones™,” as well as popular titles “LEGO® Marvel’s Avengers,” “LEGO® Jurassic World™,” “LEGO® Worlds” and many others, which combined have sold over 200 million units worldwide to date. With U.K. offices in Knutsford, Wilmslow, Brighton and Maidenhead, TT Games has a distinctive focus on console, handheld, mobile and PC games of the highest quality, aimed at young gamers and their families. Additional information about TT Games can be found at www.ttgames.com.
About The LEGO Group
The LEGO Group is a privately held, family-owned company with headquarters in Billund, Denmark, and main offices in Enfield, USA, London, UK., Shanghai, China, and Singapore. Founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, and based on the iconic LEGO® brick, it is one of the world's leading manufacturers of play materials. Guided by the company spirit: "Only the best is good enough”, the company is committed to the development of children and aims to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow through creative play and learning. LEGO products are sold worldwide and can be virtually explored at www.LEGO.com.
About Universal Games and Digital Platforms
Universal’s Games and Digital Platforms group leverages the vast portfolio of IP and characters from NBCUniversal. The Games and Digital Platforms group is a business unit of Universal Brand Development, which is chartered with globally expanding the company's intellectual properties, franchises, characters and stories through innovative physical and digital products, content and consumer experiences. The company's extensive portfolio includes properties created by Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment, DreamWorks Animation, and NBCUniversal cable and television. Universal Brand Development is part of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. www.universalbranddevelopment.com.
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