While a multitude of Star Wars fans anxiously await the release of Star Wars Battlefront, a newly revealed game has been turning some heads in the gaming community. Disney recently announced that the newest iteration of the increasingly popular sandbox adventure game Disney Infinity will feature of a plethora of Star Wars characters, vehicles and locations. Edition 3.0 is set to launch this fall with a starter pack titled "Twilight Of The Republic", which features many characters from The Clone Wars era such as Obi-Wan, Anakin, Yoda and Ahsoka Tano. Last week it was announced that another playset, titled "Rise Against The Empire", is coming later this year as well and it will include locales and characters from the Original Trilogy, such as Luke, Han, Leia, Chewie & more! And today StarWars.com had yet another surprise for us, revealing that a collection of Star Wars Rebels characters are being added to the mix!
StarWars.com's Dan Brooks interviewed Lucasfilm's brand creative director Hez Chorba who had this to say:
“Star Wars Rebels was decided really early on... It’s an important part of the saga and our entire team is proud of the stories being told in the series. That’s when we got to, ‘We need these characters.'”
Be sure to read the full interview here, where they continue to discuss the game and how the developers translated the characters into the Disney Infinity style. And speaking of characters, the playset will feature four of the main Rebels cast members; Kanan, Sabine, Ezra and Zeb. They also tease that there's much more to come from Disney Infinity's Star Wars lineup. Hopefully we'll see Hera and Chopper included a future release! And who knows, perhaps some characters from The Force Awakens will make it into the game before long?
Be sure to check out the video below that shows off some gameplay with the Rebels heroes in action:
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