Disney Infinity 3.0 is the third instalment in the hugely successful toys-to-life Disney Infinity series published by Disney Interactive Studios and Lucas Arts scheduled for release on 28th August 2015 for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 & Wii U. A starter pack version of the game which includes the game disc, Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka character figures, one web card and the disney infinity base will be released on launch as well as a game only disc version that doesn't include the base.
The game is being developed by Avalanche Software with assistance from Ninja Theory , Studio Gobo, Sumo Digital and United Front Games . This installment of the franchise will focus on characters from the Star Wars universe similar to where Disney Infinity 2.0 focused on marvel superheroes. All characters and figures from across the series can be used together in the same game so Star Wars, Marvel and Disney characters can mix in a videogame for the first time!
Disney infinity 3.0 has similar game play elements to the previous games, Disney Infinity and Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes, however the combat system has been re-designed for more in depth and complex mechanics. Theses changes have been made to accommodate the inclusion of Star Wars characters, specifically the ones that use a lightsaber. Another new combat aspect from Star Wars is characters who have the ability to use the force, these characters can push and pull enemies and objects during combat and to solve puzzles.
The Story of the game is split into two separate parts, the first, called Twilight of the Republic comes with the Starter packs available for PS4, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One & Wii U is set shortly after the events of Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones and follows Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano as they discover a reactivated Droid factory on the planet of Geonosis. The two Jedi decide to seek out the mastermind behind this new droid army, traveling to planets Coruscant and Tatooine and meet several characters along the way including General Grevious, Jabba the Hut, Mace Windu and Darth Maul. The 2nd story named Rise against the Empire is a separate playset that is set during the classic Star Wars trilogy. The story revolves around Luke Skywalker and his sister Leia locked in a battle with Darth Vader.