Disney Infinity Revealed! Disney’s own answer to Skylanders

Update 2-22-2013: Disney has revealed the newest playset for the upcoming Disney Infinity- the Cars pack.

Character from the movie will be in the pack.  Confirmed characters are Lighting McQueen, Mater, Holley Shiftwell, and Francesco Bernoulli.  The pack also comes with the new map Radiator Springs where the characters can freely interact with each others.  This will be the fourth pack announced after the IncredibleMonster University, and Pirates of Caribbean.  The game will release in on June 18th.  As of now, there isn’t a pack that I really want yet, hopefully they will release a Nightmare Before Christmas pack and we shall see  🙂

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On January 15th, Disney announced the much anticipated Disney Infinity for XBOX 360, PS3, Wii, Wii U, 3DS, PC and mobile devices.  The game is scheduled, most likely to release in June this year.

The game is going to be like Skylanders with figures that players can put on a base can Infinity Base and the players can gain instant access to the characters in the game.  Disney already announced around 30 something characters to be included in the intestinal release, and more characters to come is not known yet.

Items collected and experiences gained in the game will be saved to the figures.  That means players can take their figures around with them and have instant access to their data straight away.  Also, there are going to be different methods for stat upgrades and special attack.  Disney is going to release separate, circular tokens, the Power Disc, to place under the figures and the character will grant the power relate to the character on the Disc.  For example, a Buzz Lighter disc will give the characters ability to fly- to infinity… and beyond!  Each character can have two power-ups at one time.

Disney has also release the pricing details and sets for the game: The Starter Pack will include Jack Sparrow, Sulley and Mr. Incredible.  It also comes with Pirates of the Caribbean, Monsters Inc and The Incredibles play set, which translate into levels in the game.  It will also have an Infinity Base.  The whole set will retail for $75

Individual figures, which will be 20  something figures at launch, will retail for $12.99 each, and $29.99 for a set of three.  Also, the Power Discs will come in a pack of $4.99