Hot on the heels of the surprise hit that is Disney Infinity, last year’s number one best-selling new hybrid toy/video game of 2013, Disney Interactive and Marvel launched Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes this week which adds more than 20 Marvel Super Heroes to the franchise.
The Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack features the 2.0 game software, the Disney Infinity 2.0 Base, Marvel’s The Avengers Play Set with three character figures (Iron Man, Black Widow and Thor), two Toy Box Game Discs, a web code card and countless hours of creative play in the all-new Toy Box 2.0. Much like the Disney set that came before it, gamers and collectors and can also get the Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy Play Sets, along with additional figures from those worlds separately. All characters and Power Discs from last years release is also compatible with Toy Box 2.0.
“With the launch of Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition), we’re delivering fresh storylines – for some of Marvel’s most iconic characters – to one of the biggest video game franchises on the market,” said Peter Phillips, EVP and General Manager, Interactive & Digital Distribution at Marvel Entertainment. “This is one of the most important game launches in Marvel history, and we believe that fans and collectors of all ages will be wowed by the experience.”
Similar to last year’s release, this year’s game will feature interactive Super Hero Figures from across the Marvel universe with original Play Set storylines written by award-winning Marvel comic writer Brian Michael Bendis. Each new character comes with a variety of super-powered and unique gameplay mechanics such as flying, web-slinging, wall-crawling, wall-smashing and more.
The improved Toy Box 2.0 mode is now even easier for players to create and share their one-of-a-kind levels and games with family and friends using their favourite Marvel and Disney characters, vehicles, settings and items. New and enhanced Toy Box tools and toys will make the groundbreaking game mode even more accessible for players of all ages. Toy Box Game Discs deliver new structured gameplay modes to the Toy Box where players can engage in classic Dungeon Crawler and Tower Defense gameplay using any character from across the Disney Infinity universe.
“For the 2.0 version of Disney Infinity, we’ve re-tooled nearly every aspect of the game to ensure it matched the epic expectations of Marvel Super Hero fans around the world,” said John Blackburn, SVP and General Manager of Avalanche Software. “Whether they’re playing with the entirely new character skills and combat systems, exploring Play Sets four times larger than the original version, or building worlds in the new Toy Box, we hope fans will be blown away by the evolution of Disney Infinity.”
The game is available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment systems, Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system and Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, and the Wii U system from Nintendo.
The Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes Starter Pack comes with a suggested retail price of RM259 while the Spider-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy play sets are available for a suggested retail price of RM109. Individual character figures and blind Power Disc packs are available for RM44 and RM20 respectively.