This sequel to LEGO Batman: The Videogame is set in the LEGO version of the DC Universe. It features trademark LEGO bricks aesthetics and comical portrayals of popular DC characters.
Set in the Gotham City, the story starts when Bruce Wayne is competing with Lex Luthor for an award. As Wayne is about to receive it, Joker and his cronies invade the ceremony. Bruce has to don the Batman's cape to stop and catch the villains. Soon it turns out that Luthor was behind the plan all along. He releases Joker and other supervillains, such as Harley Quinn, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, Catwoman, and Penguin, from Arkham Asylum to wreck chaos on Gotham City. In turn, Superman and other superheroes come to Batman’s help.
The game is set in an open world shown from the third person perspective. Over the course of the game, the player will control not only Batman but also a variety of LEGO versions of the famous DC superheroes and other characters. A total of 75 playable characters includes Superman, Wonder Woman, and The Flash, among others. Occasionally, the game will require the players to build objects, such as vehicles, using LEGO bricks to solve puzzles or access certain areas. The player can scavenge bricks from the fully destructible environment that is completely made of LEGO.
The game allows two players to join forces in a local cooperative mode. It uses a split screen to allow full freedom for each player. There’s no online multiplayer.