Disney Interactive’s toy/gaming hybrid product, Disney Infinity, shared the spotlight with the rest of the games featured in the Sony E3 presentation when the company announced that there would be PlayStation exclusive collector’s edition for the upcoming 2.o Marvel Super Heroes expansion. Buying the game on the PS3 or PS4 will give players access to the Hulk ahead of his release on the other platforms. Disney Infinity news continues to roll out today, with details about 2.0’s second play set…
The initial 2.0 trailer teased a Spider-Man appearance, but up until now we didn’t know when or how he would be packaged for consumers. Disney Interactive has now confirmed that the web-slinger will receive his own play set. The Spider-Man play set will expand on the initial Avengers play set by bringing Spidey, Nick Fury, Iron Fist, Nova, and Venom onto the roster. Additional appearances will also be made by White Tiger, Black Cat, and Luke Cage. Aside from Nick Fury and Nova, the cast of Spider-Man’s play set has a very Marvel Knights street level feel to it.
The Spider-Man play set storyline pins Peter Parker and his friends against the Green Goblin and Mysterio, who have cloned the Venom symbiote in order to take down SHIELD. Venom escapes the lab after being experimented on and seems to be on the heroes’ side of the battle this time around. As comic fans know, much like Magneto, you can never trust Venom for long…
For players more interested in the creative side of the Disney Infinity universe, the Spider-Man play set will bring lots of new tools and props to the Toy Box 2.o mode.
Toy Box: Spider-Man, Nick Fury, Iron Fist, Nova and Venom will be playable in the all-new Toy Box 2.0 mode of the game, along with all characters previously released for Disney Infinity. Players will be able to use these characters, plus hundreds of Marvel and Disney-themed items, locations, props and vehicles, to create new adventures in customized worlds.
In addition to the above-mentioned tools, players who complete the Spider-Man play set campaign will also unlock the S.H.I.E.L.D. Hover Car, S.H.I.E.L.D. Sky Cycle, Daily Bugle Building, and more will be unlocked for use in Toy Box mode.
Now that we’ve seen a bit more footage for 2.0, how inclined are you to invest in the game? Do you think the new direction, led by the Marvel properties, is enough to keep the franchise relevant? Let us know in the comments.
Disney Infinity 2.0: Marvel Super Heroes releases this fall.
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