Report: Disney Infinity 2.0 coming in August

Disney Infinity's recently teased "2.0 Edition" is coming in August, according to the official Disney fan club.

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Update: Disney has posted a correction to its earlier report, stating, "In D23′s News Briefs published April 15, 2014, we erroneously reported about the launch of the next chapter of Disney Infinity. This information was incorrect. More news about Disney Infinity will be shared on April 30, and we hope you will check back for that update."

Original story: Disney Infinity recently started hinting at Marvel characters, in a teaser that promised a "2.0 Edition." According to one official Disney source, it will be coming in August, just like the first game.

The official Disney fan club site D23 briefly had a blurb about the recent trailer, but let slip the August 2014 date that wasn't in the trailer. That portion of the text has since been removed, but Infinity Inquirer (via Polygon) caught a cached version. The blurb also says that it will include "familiar Marvel characters, objects, and vehicles."

An August release would make sense and has precedent, but it's certainly not set in stone. A Disney Infinity event is scheduled for April 30, at which time we'll probably get official confirmation of the release window along with more information on the Marvel inclusions.

An earlier report suggested that Disney is adding both Marvel and Star Wars characters to the mix. We don't know for sure if both franchises will make an appearance in 2.0. Even if they will, though, Disney may be holding back the Star Wars announcement for a later date.

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    April 17, 2014 7:30 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, Report: Disney Infinity 2.0 coming in August.

    Disney Infinity's recently teased "2.0 Edition" is coming in August, according to the official Disney fan club.

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      April 17, 2014 7:34 AM

      This explains why I've seen many of the Infinity pieces and starter sets on sell. Just wish they would hurry and confirm compatibility on current bases and characters.

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        April 17, 2014 7:43 AM

        if i have to buy a whole new $70 starter set i'm going to be sad.

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          April 17, 2014 8:23 AM

          I never got into Skylanders, but in that franchise don't you just buy the new game, use old base and figures?

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            April 17, 2014 8:27 AM

            yes. if they go that route and don't require buying a new base that won't be bad. but of course if it's $60 for a new game and figures, the extra $10 wouldn't really matter.

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      April 17, 2014 8:07 AM

      They don't say this in the articles, but I assume this will support xbox one? Afaik, the existing version is only for the 360.

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      April 17, 2014 8:57 AM

      Let's hope they add Star Wars too.

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      April 17, 2014 2:20 PM

      UPDATE: In D23′s News Briefs published April 15, 2014, we erroneously reported about the launch of the next chapter of Disney Infinity. This information was incorrect. More news about Disney Infinity will be shared on April 30, and we hope you will check back for that update.

      https://d23.com/disney-infinity-d23-correction/

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