First official Disney Infinity details – coming to all platforms, cross-platform play, more

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1 year ago by (@NE_Brian)

Disney Interactive is in the process of hosting a press event to unveil the first official details about Disney Infinity.

While the event is on-going, lots of information has already been shared. Among the notable details: coming to all platforms, will feature a cross-platform experience, and Monsters University, The Incredibles, and Pirates of the Caribbean are the first confirmed worlds.

More tidbits about the game are posted below.

- Brings players into the worlds of their favorite characters from the past, present, and future
- Coming to all platforms
- Mobile, console, online
- Like Skylanders
- Brings players into the worlds of their favorite characters from the past, present, and future
- Coming to all platforms
- Mobile, console, online
- Like Skylanders
- Captain Jack, Sully and Mr. Incredible confirmed as figures
- Figures unlock unique experiences for players
- Cross-platform experience
- First three worlds: Monsters University, The Incredibles, and Pirates of the Caribbean
- More franchises will be at launch
- Phineas and Ferb are among the playable characters
- Game confirmed for at least Wii U and Wii
- Comes with 3 play sets
- Launch in June
- “Will allow you to play with all your favorite Disney characters, without limits.”
- “Quality is the best business plan.”
- Disney Infinity came out of the Toy Box mode in Toy Story 3 game
- Lasseter is a huge fan of the vinyl figure market, so that’s part of what he loved about making vinyl figures with the game
- “it’s one of the most creative things I’ve ever seen in the interactive world. I’m really proud of it.”
- Toy Story and Cars characters will be in Infinity
- All of the Disney characters are stylized and look like they belong in the same universe
- They made sure all the play sets within the game modeled and felt like the worlds in the films, and true to property
- Infinity has “playset” action game levels
- Can only use a certain franchise in these levels
- Toy Box lets you mash everything up
- ‘Monsters University’ sees the rivalry between Minsters U and Feartech; college hijinks game
- Pirates playset takes place during the first three films
- Can customize gameplay
- Logic Editor: create video games
- Games based on Donkey Kong, Ivan “Ironman” Stewart’s Super Off-Road shown
- Can edit the camera for your games: side-scrolling, top-down view, etc.
- 4-player, drop-in/drop-out multiplayer
- Goat-like character Mike is riding on in the screenshot is called Archie the Scare Pig
- In Toy Box, can make buildings, road, terrain types, sky colors, and more
- One designer recreated Mario Kart’s Bowser’s Castle
- Power Discs: get extra interactive characters that you can’t play as, but interact with
- Worlds can be uploaded online, and Disney will promote the best ones for others to download
- In the world pirates of the Caribbean you can decide how to equip your own pirate ship
- Multiplayer sees one player steer the ship, another on cannons. Or both on the offensive in a heated battle

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