Red Dwarf has landed in Lego Dimensions, via a new area of the game hidden in the the upcoming Fantastic Beasts expansion.
Lego Dimensions designer and writer Joe Moore shared a screenshot of the Red Dwarf section on Twitter:
There's the bunk room on Red Dwarf featured in recent series, home to Lister, Rimmer, Cat and Kryten.
Red Dwarf is not one of the brands officially included in Lego's multiverse mash-up, and to us this looks like a hidden area of another level.
It would make sense if this is accessed via a new TARDIS spot, for players with the Doctor Who pack. After all, both franchises are classic BBC sci-fi shows.
A screenshot on Reddit shows the area will be part of the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them story pack, due to launch this Friday.
With that in mind, it remains to be seen if any more will be made of Red Dwarf in Lego form in the future.
Lego Dimensions' first year included Jetsons and Flintstones areas accessible via the TARDIS, which tied into the fact Lego Dimensions has a Scooby-Doo area (the cartoons share the same parent company, Hanna-Barbera). But neither brand ended up as a full addition to the game (or as a physical Lego set).
There is, however, a physical Lego Red Dwarf set currently in the official review stage at Lego's community-driven Ideas site. Could this be a hint that project has been successful? It's worth bearing in mind that Lego Ideas previously generated a Doctor Who set due to fan demand...Lionhead: the inside story The rise and fall of a British institution, as told by those who made it.