11:31am PT by Graeme McMillan
Disney Infinity Adds 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'
This December, a new generation of Star Wars fans will be able to go directly from the theater showing Star Wars: The Force Awakens to becoming Finn, Rey, Poe Dameron and Kylo Ren themselves with the release of the Force Awakens playset for Disney Infinity 3.0.
Disney Interactive released images and information for the new playset Monday, with a statement from Lucasfilm vp digital business and franchise management Ada Duan promising that "the Disney Infinity playset will be the only game where fans of all ages will be able to experience key moments from the film."
Following playsets connected to the original and prequel trilogies from the Star Wars saga, the Force Awakens playset will allow players to take on the roles of two of the main players from the movie, described in the announcement as, "Finn, a soldier on a path to adventure and danger, and Rey, a true survivor who is resourceful and capable."
Additional descriptions for new characters in the announcement include Poe Dameron, "the trusted pilot of the Resistance who uses his expert flying skills to travel the galaxy," and Kylo Ren, described as "an enforcer for the First Order who terrorizes the galaxy with devious acts." Both Dameron and Ren are only playable with purchase of separate figures.
The Star Wars: The Force Awakens playset will be available at a SRP of $34.99 on Dec. 18, the same day that the movie of the same name is released in theaters.