Disney invited me to an all expense paid trip to Los Angeles in exchange for sharing it with you. As always, all opinions 100% my own. This weekend at D23 EXPO there were so many amazing previews about Disney Interactive Game Announcements.
At the D23 Expo, I got super lucky to hear there Disney Interactive Game Announcement before the rest of the world. I am sharing all the juicy news with you below!
Disney Infinity 3.0
At the D23 Expo, Disney Interactive gave me and Disney Infinity fans new reasons to be excited about the release of Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition. It is launching on August 30 in North America. Pre-order your Disney Infinity 3.0 at the Disney Store, Amazon, or Target. I am sharing all the good new from D23! Are you ready?
Co-stars John Boyega and Daisy Ridley of Star Wars™ The Force Awakens surprised guests on stage and gave away their character figures, Finn and Rey, for the upcoming Play Set based on the film.
A new set of limited edition Light FX Star Wars™ character figures were unveiled at D23. They are Available this holiday, these figures have Lightsabers™ that light up when placed onto the Disney InfinityBase. Figures include Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader from Star Wars™ Rise Against the Empire Play Set, as well as Anakin Skywalker, Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi from Star Wars™Twilight of the Republic Play Set and Kanan Jarrus from Star Wars™ Rebels.
Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition’s ultimate unlock was unveiled during the presentation. Players who unlock all of the Disney Infinity figures in the game’s Hall of Heroes will unlock the Keyblade from the SQUARE ENIX® KINGDOM HEARTS franchise.
King Mickey Treat
Guests who attended the Hall D23 presentation received a special Kingdom Hearts Mickey Costume Power Disc that unlocks a one-of-a-kind costume of King Mickey, Keyblade Master and King of Disney Castle for Disney Infinity’s Mickey Mouse character. This exclusive item will not be sold at retail.
New details about the upcoming Disney Infinity Marvel Play Set were unveiled, including the Play Set’s name, “Marvel Battlegrounds” and that it will feature the first four-player local co-op available in-game. The Play Set will launch in Spring 2016. Fans were also given a closer look at Marvel’s Hulkbuster and Ultron characters, which will be available in November 2015. The new character trailer is now available at Marvel.com.
Nick Wilde and Judy Hopps from Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Zootopia and Spot from Disney•Pixar’s The Good Dinosaur will be joining the all-star Disney Infinity figure lineup, and playable in the Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition’s Toy Box mode. Zootopia and The Good Dinosaur themed Power Disc Packs will also be available.
Disney announced Peter Pan, a new character figure that will be released one year from now, which was selected as part of “Toy Box Artists Choice,” an event held during this year’s Toy Box Summit.
Additionally, Disney Infinity announced the following integrations with Walt Disney World, Disney Parks and Resorts and Disney Cruise Line®: Walt Disney World guests will be given exclusive access to the iconic “Disney Partners Statue,” a Toy Box item that can only be unlocked with Walt Disney World’s Magic Band. Starting late October, kids will be able to visit the very first Disney Infinity space featuring Toy Box elements at Disney’s Oceaneer Club on board the Disney Dream ship – a new dedicated interactive space featuring Disney Infinity 3.0 Edition game kiosks and interactive experiences. There will be in-game unlockables exclusively for Disney Cruise Line guests who own an Oceaneer Band, including the Disney Dream Ship Toy. In addition, kids will be able to play custom Toy Boxes created by the Disney Infinity team and community members, such as the Castaway Cay Toy Box Environment.
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Kingdom Hearts III
SQUARE ENIX® and Disney Interactive announced that the beloved characters and world of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Academy Award®-winning film Big Hero 6 will be become a part of Kingdom Hearts III.
Order KINGDOM HEARTS III here. It will be available for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
At D23, Disney Interactive announced the development of Disney Magic Kingdoms for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android, and Windows Phone.
Disney Magic Kingdoms will allow players to build the theme park of their dreams by recreating and placing iconic attractions in a fun animated landscape. With influence from the Disneyland Resort in California, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland Paris and more, the game reimagines Disney Parks for mobile, letting fans experience an authentic and magical experience anytime, anywhere. Gameloft and Disney Interactive worked with Walt Disney Imagineering to bring Disney attractions such as Space Mountain, California Screamin’ and many more to life in the game.
In Disney Magic Kingdoms, fans can also interact with characters from more than 90 years of Disney history, including Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Buzz Lightyear, Mike Wazowski and countless others. Players will also face numerous quests that will unravel an exciting tale of adventure to save the park from villains including Sleeping Beauty’s Maleficent, Toy Story’s Emperor Zurg and Tangled’s Mother Gothel.
Stay tuned to discover the spectacular world of Disney Magic Kingdoms at https://www.facebook.com/gameloft.
Get more details on Playmation on this blog post about playing with the new system live.
Released ~ October 4
The Disney Store and other retailers will be offering special pre-sale promotions beginning July 7; visit retailer websites for more details. The Playmation Marvel’s Avengers Starter Pack, additional Smart Figures, and Prowler Bot are each sold separately.
Which games are you most excited about?