DISNEY INFINITY 3.0 LAUNCHES IN AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND
Star Wars™, Disney, Disney•Pixar and Marvel Join Forces to Bring Families and Fans of All Ages the Ultimate Family Gaming Experience
BURBANK, Calif. – (3 September) – Disney Interactive today launched Disney Infinity 3.0, the latest installment in the highly successful Disney Infinity “toys-to-life” franchise, bringing together Star Wars™ with Disney, Disney•Pixar and Marvel for the ultimate family gaming experience.
Available at a suggested retail price of $99.95 AUD/$119.99 NZD the Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack includes the Disney Infinity 3.0 video game software and base, the Star Wars™ Twilight of the Republic Play Set piece, Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker character figures, and a web code card that unlocks content for PC and mobile devices.
“Disney Infinity 3.0 is the only video game that brings together the most iconic stories and characters from across The Walt Disney Company, offering a family gaming experience unlike any other,” said James Pitaro, Co-Chairman, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media and President, Disney Interactive.
In addition to new, original true-to-property experiences in the Play Sets, Disney Infinity 3.0 features an updated and improved Toy Box mode where families can mix and match some of their favorite Star Wars, Disney, Disney•Pixar and Marvel characters and play with them together. A newly enhanced Toy Box Hub makes it easier for players to choose from a wider selection of gameplay experiences – including platforming, racing and farming simulation games.
“Disney Infinity 3.0 completes a multi-year introduction of Disney Infinity, which is now positioned to serve as Disney’s family gaming platform for years to come,” said John Blackburn, SVP and General Manager, Disney Infinity. “This year’s edition offers one of the most complete Star Wars gaming experiences ever created, as well as a wider variety of gameplay than any previous edition of Disney Infinity.”
To view the local Disney Infinity 3.0 launch trailer visit: http://youtu.be/F5Z1qpbttj8
The following standalone Play Sets and figures are also available today for Disney Infinity 3.0:
- Disney•Pixar’s Inside Out Play Set with Joy and Anger character figures included ($39.95 AUD/$49.99 NZD)
- Disney•Pixar Inside Out character figures Sadness, Disgust and Fear ($17.95 AUD/$24.99 NZD each)
- Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set ($39.95 AUD/$49.99 NZD) for players who choose to digitally download the Disney Infinity 3.0 Software
- Star Wars Twilight of the Republic character figures Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi ($17.95 AUD/$24.99 NZD each)
- Star Wars Rebels™ character figures Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren and Zeb Orrelios ($17.95 AUD/$24.99 NZD each)
- Disney character figures Mickey, Minnie, Mulan, Olaf, Sam Flynn and Quorra from Tron: Legacy ($17.95 AUD/$24.99 NZD each)
- Star Wars Special Edition Starter Pack ($149.95 AUD/$179.99 NZD) – Sony Exclusive
- Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Power Disc Pack ($11.95 AUD/$15.99 NZD)
- Tomorrowland Power Disc Pack ($11.95 AUD/$15.99 NZD)
Additional Disney Infinity 3.0 Play Sets, Power Discs and figures will be available later this year.
Fans who already own Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity 2.0, but want to play Disney Infinity 3.0, will once again have the option to purchase and digitally download the Disney Infinity 3.0 video game. Disney Infinity players with an Internet connection can digitally download the game on their PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, the Wii U™ system from Nintendo, Xbox One and Xbox 360 and use the Disney Infinity base, figures and Power Discs that they already own with the newly improved Toy Box 3.0 without having to purchase a new Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack. The digital download for the video game is available for a suggested retail price of $39.95 AUD.
To expand the experience, players can also purchase separately all of the available Play Sets, Power Discs and figures for Disney Infinity 3.0. Additionally, user generated content is now available online for free download in the newly enhanced Disney Infinity 3.0 Toy Box mode. Players can continue to expand their Disney Infinity experience with Toy Boxes created by the Avalanche Software development team, Toy Box Artists and the Disney Infinity community.
The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack is now available in major Australian and New Zealand retail stores for the PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One and Xbox 360 and the Wii U™ system from Nintendo. Disney Infinity 3.0 is rated PG for mild violence and online interactivity and developed by Avalanche Software in partnership with Ninja Theory, Sumo Digital, Studio Gobo and United Front Games.
All character figures and Power Discs from the 1.0 and 2.0 editions of Disney Infinity will be compatible with Disney Infinity 3.0 in the enhanced Toy Box 3.0.
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About Disney Infinity
Disney Infinity is an interactive gaming platform where players have unprecedented freedom and endless opportunity to create stories and play experiences starring the beloved characters from across the worlds of Disney. Building on the success of launching Disney Infinity 1.0 and 2.0, Disney Interactive announced its latest installment to the best-selling “hybrid toy/video game,” Disney Infinity 3.0. In its third iteration, players will again utilise real-world interactive figures to activate original storylines (Play Sets) in the virtual game worlds of popular Star Wars franchises and create new adventures with a variety of characters from Marvel, The Walt Disney Co. and Disney•Pixar properties in the Toy Box mode. Disney Infinity 3.0 is rated PG for mild violence and online interactivity and is available now. For more information, visit Disney.com/Infinity.
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About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive is the digital entertainment part of The Walt Disney Company. As one of the world’s largest creators of high-quality digital experiences, Disney Interactive produces interactive entertainment for the whole family including multi-platform video games, online short form video, mobile and social games and digital destinations across all current and emerging media platforms.
Entertaining guests of all ages, Disney Interactive’s key products include the video game platform Disney Infinity, top virtual world for kids Club Penguin, popular mobile franchises like Frozen Free Fall and LINE Disney Tsum Tsum, top online destinations for kids, parents and fans including Disney.com, Oh My Disney, and Babble.com and the Disney social network reaching more than 1.5 billion guests on Facebook.
About Marvel Entertainment
Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world’s most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy-five years. Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing. For more information visit marvel.com.
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