NEW DETAILS AND CHARACTERS REVEALED FOR DISNEY INFINITY 3.0’S STAR WARS™: THE FORCE AWAKENS™ PLAY SET
POE DAMERON AND KYLO REN JOIN FINN AND REY AS PLAYABLE DISNEY INFINITY CHARACTERS; PLAY SET, FIGURES AND POWER DISC PACK AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER
MELBOURNE, Aust. – (Oct. 12, 2015) – Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm today revealed new characters – Poe Dameron and Kylo Ren – playable in the Star Wars™: The Force Awakens™ Play Set, the third Star Wars™ Play Set to be released for Disney Infinity 3.0. Available for pre-order from October 13, the Play Set pack will include Finn and Rey character figures and will be released on December 19.
“When Star Wars: The Force Awakens is introduced December 17, the Disney Infinity Play Set will be the only game where fans of all ages will be able to experience key moments from the film,” said Ada Duan, Vice President, Lucasfilm Digital Business & Franchise Management. “Lucasfilm worked closely with Disney Interactive to develop a fun experience for kids and families who are just getting to know these new Star Wars characters and stories.”
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set, players will travel to a galaxy far, far away alongside new heroes and old friends in search for a much-needed ally. Playable characters include Finn, a soldier on a path to adventure and danger, and Rey, a true survivor who is resourceful and capable. Both will join Poe Dameron, the trusted pilot of the Resistance who uses his expert flying skills to travel the galaxy, and Kylo Ren, an enforcer for the First Order who terrorizes the galaxy with devious acts.
In addition to the characters native to Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set, fans will also be able to unlock and play with all other Star Wars characters from other Star Wars Play Sets from Star Wars™ Twilight of the Republic and Star Wars™ Rise Against The Empire, as well as the Star Wars™ Rebels characters.
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Play Set will be available at a suggested retail price of $39.95 AUD/$49.99 NZD. Poe Dameron and Kylo Ren character figures (RRP: $17.95 AUD/$24.99 NZD each) and Star Wars: The Force Awakens themed Power Disc Pack (RRP: $11.95 AUD/$15.99 NZD) will be sold separately.
The Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack, which includes the Star Wars Twilight of the Republic Play Set, is currently available in major ANZ 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 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 launched 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.