It was one of the worst kept secrets ever; Disney Infinity’s next release had to be Star Wars. The first game was all Disney and Pixar. The second introduced Marvel into the mix. Both games even included unlockable Star Wars items. It was a no brainer that Star Wars would be involved in the next big game update. Last week a German video game store blew the surprise big time by putting up the pre-order for Disney Infinity 3.0. The whole world could see the new starter pack would include Anakin and Ashoka. Disney Infinity’s own Youtube channel didn’t comment on the leak but promised big things for today.
Now we have an official announcement and it came from Game Informer. The video above shows early game footage and a large number of the figures to expect. For those unfamiliar with how Infinity works there are two main play types; play sets and toy box. Play sets are the story mode and are represented by a clear plastic game world piece. Only figures that make sense in that world can be used in play sets. So Iron Man is fine in the Avengers play set but Stitch is not. This time around all of the Star Wars characters will be usable in every Star Wars era’s play sets. Toy box mode lets you create anything you want and freely mix your characters. You can also download other people’s creations and play through them.
Game Informer’s website also had some other interesting news. Melee combat has been reworked and driving has also received a massive overhaul. Races make up a big part of the toy boxes so that is a very good thing. The new set will also include new Power Discs but they will not be blind packaged this time around. There was no mention to how they are going to be sold or at what price point.
From the video and the article we know these figures are on their way. I'm sure there will be more, but these were the ones announced so far.
Starter kit: Anakin and Ashoka
Original Trilogy Playset: Luke and Leia
Single Star Wars figures: Chewbacca, Han, Vader, Clone Wars Obi-Wan, Maul, Yoda
Force Awakens Playset and figures were announced but unnamed.
Marvel Playset and figures: Hulkbuster Iron Man and Ultron.
Pixar’s Inside Out play set and figures: Joy, Disgust, Anger, Fear, and Sadness.
Disney figures: Classic Mickey Mouse, Classic Minnie Mouse, Sam Flynn (Tron), Quorra (Tron), Mulan, Olaf.