Star Wars ‘Disney Infinity’ Set Leaked


We may be getting a new Star Wars video game sooner than you think.

German retailer Saturn appears to have prematurely revealed that Star Wars characters will feature in the third installment of Disney Infinity, the popular open-world game where players can scan real-life collectible toys and make them playable characters.

A listing on its site shows the box art for the game’s starter set along with toy figurines of Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. The box art also features Princess Leia riding a tauntaun, R2-D2, C-3PO, a podracer and Obi-Wan Kenobi in a speeder.

Saturn has multiple listings platforms such as Xbox 360, Xbox One, Playstation 3, Playstation 4 and Wii U, with prices going from €59.99 to €69.99, which is roughly between $70-$80.

Polygon is reporting that Saturn is also showing a release date in August, although I haven’t seen that on their site myself. Disney has not confirmed any of these details.

For those unfamiliar with Disney Infinity, it’s a video game series set in a shared universe containing characters and locations from Disney’s and Pixar’s most popular films. Although each game comes with a batch of starter characters, gamers can also spend money on more toys in real life and scan them into the game, making them playable. Version 1.0 came out in 2013, and version 2.0, which featured Marvel superheroes and villains, debuted the following year.

Another notable feature of Disney Infinity is its two gameplay modes. Playset allows players to embark on specific missions and storylines set in a particular location from the Disney universe. Meanwhile, Toybox mode lets players build their own customizable worlds and challenges using an intricate builder interface.

But our favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away won’t be alone in this video game. They’ll likely be joined by a new cast of Disney characters, including Mulan, Olaf from Frozen, Mickey and Minnie Mouse, and some characters from Tron Legacy and the upcoming animated film Inside Out.

Adding Star Wars to the Disney Infinity roster is an obvious move that pretty much everyone expected, even if it came a bit earlier than anticipated. I mean, Luke’s landspeeder was an extra unlockable in Disney Infinity 2.0.

While it should be plenty of fun to romp around the Star Wars universe in a video game again, I’m most looking forward to seeing what gamers dream up in the Toybox mode when they’re given the keys to build their own levels. You should know by now to never underestimate Star Wars fans.

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