LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins is a prequel to LEGO City Undercover for Wii U. Set two years before the Wii U game, the game follows Chase as a LEGO City rookie cop trying to prove himself.
The game starts with Chase performing simple tasks, such as retrieving doughnuts and looking for lost pets. As he progress, he stumbles on to gangs causing trouble, and he must end their crime wave.
With StreetPass, players can share characters, postcards and vehicles with others who also own a copy of the 3DS game.