The game is very simular to Rayman Origins . Four characters roam through various levels collecting items and fighting enemies. Lums can be collected by making contact with them, freeing captured Teensies, or defeating enemies. Collecting Teensies unlocks new worlds. There is also new female character named Barbara, in addition you can play as her sisters once there a rescued. In Wii U , PlayStation Vita , PlayStation 4 there are interactive features.
Rayman Legends received good praise. GameRankings and Metacritic gave the Wii U version 93.00%. Metacritic also gave 90.00% to the Xbox 360 version.