Supergirl Added To LEGO Dimensions In The Worst Way

Supergirl is coming to LEGO Dimensions late next month, but she's not coming easy. Not only is Superman's cousin a PlayStation 4 exclusive, her figure will only be available in Starter Packs, the full edition of the game most fans already own. One of my favourite things about LEGO Dimensions up until this point was a distinct lack of platform-specific content. While Disney Infinity had retailer exclusive variants and Skylanders did the whole Wii/Wii U/3DS Nintendo crossover thing, LEGO Dimensions was all out there, save for the odd convention circuit exclusive (I will have you, Green Arrow).

Starting late in September, Supergirl will come bundled alongside Batman, Wyldstyle and Gandalf in the PlayStation 4 Starter Pack for LEGO Dimensions.

What this means, is that if you already own a Starter Pack (which ran $US99 ($129) at launch but have slipped down to around $US60 ($78) or less lately), you'll have to buy another one for Supergirl.

Supergirl packs all the powers of Superman -- flying, super strength, X-ray vision and eye-beams, and is also able to transform into Red Lantern Supergirl, adding rage bolts and constructs to her repertoire.

Most appropriate Red Lantern alternate costume ever.

It is currently unclear whether the Supergirl figure will even be playable on other platforms, should Xbox One or Wii U players opt to pick up a PS4 Starter Pack to obtain one. Warner Bros. did say that in the future the character would be available via the in-game figure rental system, allowing players to try her out temporarily to see what they're missing.

WBIE gave us the following statement when asked about Supergirl's availability outside of the PS4 Starter Pack:

"Next year, Supergirl will be available as a 'Hire-a-Hero', a feature in LEGO Dimensions that allows players to sample characters using studs collected in the game. Players can select the hologram minifigures near certain keystones to unlock characters for a limited time to try out their special abilities to solve problems and complete puzzles."


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    Yeah but Hire-A-Hero is also a load of shit. When you use it, it costs you studs, around 5,000 if memory serves, and the price increases until the 4th time, where it caps out at like 250,000, which is impossible in some stages if it shows up at the level start.

    Oh and as a final flick to the ballsack, you can only use the hero for 30 seconds, so good luck using Doc Brown's drone or Benny's hacking ablilty, that take longer than 30 seconds to use.

      right on! Who would imagine that a toys to life game would require you to buy more toys in order to get the full experience.

    This seems like a dumb move. surely they could make more money selling Supergirl sets rather than have her a pack in. Now if they wanted to pack in an exclusive Figure with a different outfit and sell the normal one separately I could understand it, but still dislike it.

      I agree, if they wanted a PS4 exclusive they should've sold this Supergirl seperately but had a 'Red Lantern' painted version of the figure exclusive in the PS4 box (or vice-versa). So it'd just be an exclusive LEGO figure but allow everyone to get the in-game character.

    Well I'm out. Won't bother collecting this anymore.

    During GDC and Comic con, telltale already stated that for both the green lantern and Supergirl there will be multiple opportunities to get hold of a figure.
    I say wait for LD2's release, keep an eye out on the Lego online store, and keep an ear to the ground during the lego batman movie premiere.

    Surely no one is that desperate to fork out an entire new starter kit for a single figure that is a skin of another?

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