Disney UK today announced that the Star Wars(tm) universe will join Disney, Disney*Pixar and Marvel in Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits- the latest installment of the best-selling "hybrid toy / video game" of 2014. The Disney Infinity 3.0: Star Wars(tm) Starter Pack will be available this autumn and Disney Infinity 3.0 promises to deliver kids and families with a wider breadth of content and variety of gameplay than ever offered from Disney Infinity, including:
* Three Star Wars(tm) Play Sets, one set in the timeline of Episodes I-III, the second set during the original trilogy, Episodes IV-VI, and the third available this winter based on Star Wars(tm): The Force Awakens(tm)
* Additional Play Sets offering distinct gameplay and environments, including a Disney*Pixar Play Set based on the upcoming film Inside Out and a Marvel Play Set featuring Hulkbuster Iron Man, Ultron, and other Marvel characters
* A fully enhanced Toy Box with two new multiplayer Toy Box Expansion Games, Toy Box Speedway (kart racing) and Toy Box Takeover (action-adventure)
* More figures of fan-favourite characters from across The Walt Disney Company, like Mickey and Minnie, Sam Flynn and Quorra from Tron: Legacy, Mulan and Olaf, among many others
"Disney Infinity is the only game where fans can play with Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars characters together in one experience," said James Pitaro, President, Disney Interactive. "We worked closely with Lucasfilm to deliver an authentic Star Wars game experience, featuring some of the most iconic stories and characters from the past, present and future."
"Star Wars is a cross-generational franchise, and Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits creates an incredible opportunity for families and fans to relive their favourite Star Wars moments," said John Blackburn, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Disney Infinity. "With the addition of Star Wars, Inside Out and new Disney and Marvel characters, Disney Infinity 3.0 will be the most ambitious and diverse offering yet."
Disney Infinity 3.0: Play Without Limits is being developed by Avalanche Software in partnership with Ninja Theory, Sumo Digital, Studio Gobo and United Front Games and will be available for the PlayStation(r)4 and PlayStation(r)3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, the Wii U(tm) system from Nintendo, PC and iOS and Android devices.
The Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars(tm) Starter Pack will include the Disney Infinity Base and Disney Infinity 3.0 video game software, the Star Wars: Twilight of the Republic Play Set, Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker character figures, and a web code card that unlocks content for PC and mobile devices. Other Disney Infinity 3.0 Play Sets, figures, and Toy Box Expansion Games will be sold separately.
In addition, fans in UK and Ireland who already own a Disney Infinity 1.0 or 2.0 Starter Pack will be able to purchase just the Disney Infinity 3.0 Video Game Software Disc and use the base they already own if playing on a base compatible* console. Featuring the Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box, the Disney Infinity 3.0 Video Game Software Disc will also be available to purchase with the Star Wars(tm): Twilight of the Republic Play Set as a special promotional offer at participating UK retailers**.
All figures and Power Discs from the previous editions of Disney Infinity will be compatible with Disney Infinity 3.0 in the enhanced Toy Box and, for the first time, Power Discs will be sold in labeled franchise-specific packs of four. Additional Disney, Disney*Pixar, Marvel and Star Wars figures and Play Sets will be announced in the coming months.
For additional information, please visit www.disney.com/Infinity andwww.youtube.com/DisneyUK, join the Disney Infinity Facebook Community (www.facebook.com/disneyinfinity) and follow us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/disney_UK).
*Wii, WiiU, PS3, PS4 Base is compatible across these platforms; Xbox36 Base is only compatible with Xbox360 console; XboxOne Base is only compatible with XboxOne console. **Whilst stocks last.