LEGO City Undercover Re-Release Coming in April, Includes Co-Op

LEGO City Undercover Re-Release Coming in April, Includes Co-Op

Saving LEGO City is hard work. Bring a friend.

Last month, we learned LEGO City Undercover is getting a re-release on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. People understandably wondered if the re-launched game, which was previously exclusive to the Wii U, has co-op mode. The answer: Yes. Yes, it does.

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Warner Bros' newest trailer for LEGO City Undercover specifically shows off the co-op mode, which unfortunately isn't present in the Wii U version of the game. As with most LEGO games, you enter split-screen mode when players wander away from each other. LEGO City Undercover is an open-world game, so if you play with a friend, expect to be out of each others' line of sight for extended periods of time.

While LEGO games have been criticized for being repetitive and tepid action / adventure titles, LEGO City Undercover is a comparatively good time. Its sprawling overworld is based on the GTA games – though you can't take a baseball bat to hapless pedestrians' heads for obvious reasons. Co-op is a very welcome addition for anyone who likes to play LEGO adventures with a youngster.

The LEGO City Undercover re-release drops for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch on April 4 in North America.

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Nadia Oxford

Staff Writer

Nadia has been writing about games for so long, only the wind and the rain (or the digital facsimiles thereof) remember her true name. She's written for Nerve, About.com, Gamepro, IGN, 1UP, PlayStation Official Magazine, and other sites and magazines that sling words about video games. She co-hosts the Axe of the Blood God podcast, where she mostly screams about Dragon Quest.

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