From the moment Disney Infinity entered the family video game arena we were fans. These 10 features make it an ideal game for families but now there’s even more excitement with the introduction of Marvel Super Heroes into the Disney Infinity game space.
Now families will be able to interact with some of Marvel’s most popular lines including The Avengers. Imagine defeating enemies using Thor’s hammer or Captain America’s shield? Over 20 Marvel characters are planned including Iron Man, Black Widow, Hulk and Hawkeye. Beyond the new characters and story lines, Disney Infinity 2.0 promises enhanced gameplay too.
According to the latest press release some of the gameplay features you can expect are:
MARVEL FRANCHISES – Marvel franchises introduce deeper, immersive storylines and Marvel Super Heroes deliver new combat gameplay, more destruction in game worlds, authentic Marvel gadgets and vehicles in Play Sets and Toy Box.
EPIC STORYLINES – Original, character driven stories written by award-winning Marvel comic writer, Brian Michael Bendis. Authentic, intertwined stories where some Marvel Super Heroes can cross between Play Sets, all set in iconic Marvel locations.
ENHANCED TOY BOX – An all-new Toy Box mode that makes it easier for players to create and share their one-of-a-kind levels and mini-games with family and friends. Use the new Creator tool to quickly build your worlds faster and easier than ever before.
TOY BOX GAME DISCS – New pyramid shaped discs deliver structured, franchise-themed games to the Toy Box. Build and customize your games by using Toy Box Toys of your choice and play through each game using any Disney Infinity character to complete missions.
FORWARD COMPATIBILITY – All of your Disney Infinity figures, toys and power discs are compatible with the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Toy Box – stats and upgrades intact. Disney Infinity characters can increase their level cap from level 15 to 20 and skills can be allocated across a variety of attributes using the Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes skill tree.
POWER DISCS – New set of circular and hexagonal Power Discs will be available for Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes. Circular discs will add costumes, Area of Effect attacks and team-ups. Hexagonal power discs will add new weapons, vehicles and sky and terrain customizations.
These added gameplay features mean Disney Infinity 2.0 isn’t just a new playset you add to your existing system but rather a new game. Though, as noted above, the two systems will be compatible. The game will be made available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii U, PC, iOS as well as the new generation PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.We own Disney Infinity for our Xbox One but I might look to get Disney Infinity 2.0 for our PlayStation 3, giving us twice the gaming space in our home.Disney Infinity 2.0 is set for a fall 2014 release and I can’t wait to try it first hand.