Table of contents
- Disney Infinity Crystal Characters
- Leveling Up
- Swapping Figures
- Disney Infinity 1.0 Characters
- Disney Infinity 2.0 Characters
- Skill Trees & Character Classes
- Marvel Characters
- Originals 2.0 Characters
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Characters
- Star Wars Characters
- Originals 3.0 Characters
Disney Infinity Crystal Characters
In addition to the original stylised Disney Infinity Characters, there is an exclusive range of Crystal Characters which are being released through Toys R' Us in the USA and mainly Amazon and Game in the UK. This started with the Lightning McQueen Crystal Character which you can read about here. This series have exclusive designs and have been painted and moulded using a translucent plastic moulding. They also come with upgraded abilities which help them to earn XP faster than normal characters.
You can read more about the Disney Infinity Crystal Character series right here.
Characters can be levelled up by playing through the Play Set, completing missions and earning experience and awards. Once a figure is levelled up the game's data is then saved to the figure enabling you to play with friends and retain all of the character data.
Once you have purchased the Disney Infinity Starter Pack or individual characters, as soon as you place them on to your Disney Infinity base the game will automatically take ownership of the figure for the Disney account which is currently loaded in-game. If the figure is then taken to a friend's house or placed on a different base, the figure will appear as 'Guest', you can continue to level up your figure and once placed on the original base the levelling progress will be synced with the user profile and the saved game data. If you are looking to share figures you can do so by choosing another game via the Start Menu. This will enable you to share one character with more than one user profile, very useful for families who may have individual user profiles for the game.
As your characters are levelled up, new abilities will become available and each time the character is levelled you will be given one free spin to use in the Toy Box Vault, the maximum level for characters is 20 (it was level 15 in Disney Infinity 1.0). You will also improve the character's statue within the Hall of Heroes once certain levels are reached.
While in-game, playing the Play Set you can alternate between different characters that belong to the same Play Set. For example, if you are half way through completing a mission within 'The Incredibles' Play Set you can take Mr Incredible off the Disney Infinity base and swap him with another 'The Incredibles' character such as Dash, Violet or Mrs Incredible to continue the mission. All coins and experience are collected and carried over to the new figure.
For those Disney Infinity fans looking to keep their characters in their original packaging but continue to enjoy the Disney Infinity game. You can do! The base will read the character's information through the box, meaning you never have to open the packaging.
Disney Infinity 1.0 Characters
This includes the originally released characters as well as newly released and up coming releases for 2014.
Read more about the Disney Original characters here.
Disney Infinity 2.0 Characters
In Disney Infinity 2.0 there will be 32 characters released, 11 Disney Infinity 2.0 originals characters & 21 Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel characters across 3 Marvel Play Sets. All of the Marvel characters have been officially announced, however we are currently waiting for an announcement regarding the final 2 Disney Infinity 2.0 originals characters, all we know at this point in time is that one of the unannounced characters are female and John Vignocchi's favourite. As well as the 32 confirmed 2.0 characters, Disney's Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey will be available as the final Crystal character later this year.
Many of the Disney Infinity 2.0 characters were chosen through customer feedback which was collected through a Disney Infinity poll on the official Facebook page in late 2013 - this includes Stitch, Donald Duck and the Marvel collection.
Skill Trees & Character Classes
One of the major updates in Disney Infinity 2.0 is the three separate character classes which creates a different game style when switching characters, a very important focus point for Disney Interactive during the development of 2.0.
These three classes are agility, brawler & range - each character can be distinguished by one of these character classes. For example, Black Widow is classified as agility and Hawkeye is classified as range.
These character classes allow us to move on to the second biggest update in 2.0 which is the skill tree. You can now choose how you want to level up your Disney Infinity 2.0 characters simply by using the character skill tree to choose an upgrade path this will include options such as added health, increased strength, new combo-attacks and much more.
Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel Characters
Read more about the Disney Infinity 2.0 Marvel characters here.
Disney Infinity 2.0 Originals Characters
There will be 13 characters in total, not including the Crystal Sorcerer's Apprentice Mickey, currently we have 11 confirmed characters with another 2 characters being announced at some point this year, speculation is saying that one of these unannounced characters will be Mulan however this will not be known until they are announced.
Read more about the Disney Originals 2.0 characters here.
Other characters including Modok, Mysterio, Doctor Octopus, Black Cat, Wasp, Power Man, Comso the Space Dog and the Collector will also be appearing within Disney Infinity 2.0. As well as the following sidekick characters - Iron Patriot, Ant Man, Winter Soldier, White Tiger.
Disney Infinity 3.0 Characters
The official announcement has been released & Disney Infinity 3.0 is coming our way on or around the 20th August 2015. This will include characters from Star Wars, Marvel & Pixar (Originals). So, which characters are coming our way? Let's take a look...
Star Wars charactersFrom the Disney Infinity Star Wars franchise we have an array of figures from the launch, and can only assume there are even more to come in the future.
- Darth Maul
- Darth Vader
- Han Solo
- Ahsoka Tano
- Anakin Skywalker
- Luke Skywalker
- Princess Leia
- Obi-Wan Kenobi
- Boba Fett
- Ezra Bridger
- Kanan Jarrus
- Sabine Wren
- Zeb Orrelios
- Kylo Ren
- Poe Dameron
Star Wars Light FX SeriesKylo Ren looks to be joining the Star Wars Light FX gang, check out this article for more information. At this years D23, Disney Interactive announced that they will be launching a new line of Disney Infinity variant characters, similar to what we previously had with Disney Infinity 1.0 Crystal Characters.
United States (USA)
- Best Buy — Anakin Skywalker
- Target — Yoda
- GameStop – Obi-Wan
- Walmart – Luke Skywalker
- Amazon – Kanan Jarrus
- Toys R Us – Darth Vader
Marvel CharactersUpdate March 2016: Disney Interactive have officially announced the launch of Marvel characters - Black Panther, Ant Man, Vision & Black Suit Spiderman which are now available to preorder from Amazon right here. Update January 2016: A retailer has leaked a variety of figures from the upcoming Marvel Battlegrounds series including Black Panther, Vision, Ant Man including the retailer packaging images of the products, see below for more information. Update October 2015 V2: A major retailer has leaked images of various Marvel characters which will be coming out in the up and coming months. This includes Ant Man, which was previously announced but not officially confirmed as well as Black Panther & Vision. Update October 2015 V1: It has been officially announced that a new Captain America figure will be released in his Civil War pose and outfit. You can read more on this story right here. Update August 2015: The two revealed Marvel characters, Ultron & Hulkbuster will be released on the 3rd November 2015 and are currently available to preorder. You can purchase below:
Marvel Battlegrounds March 2016 CharactersWe now know that the following characters will be joining the line up, Black Panther, Vision and Ant Man - all of which will be single figure items. In the Marvel Battlegrounds Play Set we will get Captain America: The First Avenger and a second, currently unknown figure - however we hope to see Scarlet Witch. Purchase them below
What is the Marvel Battlegrounds Release Date?
Originals & Pixar CharactersUpdate January 2016: A retailer has leaked a variety of Disney Infinity 3.0 characters which has included one very interesting and slightly unexpected Disney Original character, Baloo! We are not yet sure when Baloo will be released or if he will be accompanied by comrades of his, however one thing is for sure everyone is uber excited for Baloo he looks absolutely spectacular as a Disney Infinity 3.0 figure. You can preorder Baloo right here: The Good Dinosaur' as well as Judy & Nick from 'Zootopia' both of which are new Disney films set to launch this year. Update August 2015: Disney Infinity have released information that they will be revealing 3 new Disney Infinity originals characters at this years D23. You can read more about this right here. For those who wanted more female characters, more original characters & more Play Sets - you got it! Disney Interactive announced that there would be a new Play Set for the originals, as well as this there are many more female characters coming your way.
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