Disney’s latest video game, Disney Infinity, has been quite successful and the company is looking to expand the Infinity brand by releasing Star Wars Infinity and Marvel Infinity games. According to a report by the Wall Street Journal from Feb. 3, Disney is currently developing new versions of Infinity that will feature Marvel and Star Wars characters.
Having invested more than $100 million in developing and marketing Disney Infinity, the company aims to keep the Infinity product line a staple in the video game industry. With more than three million copies of Disney Infinity sold worldwide, Disney is now looking to its newly acquired properties to expand the Infinity franchise and broaden its appeal by using the Marvel and Star Wars licenses.
The WSJ reports that new versions of Disney Infinity are currently being developed. These new titles will feature superheroes and characters from the Marvel and Star Wars universe. Find the full quote from the WSJ below:
New versions of "Infinity" featuring characters from Disney's Marvel superhero unit and the Star Wars universe it acquired along with Lucasfilm in 2012 are being developed, one of these people said.
It is unclear when these new titles will be released or formally announced, but it seems likely that Disney will want to make Disney Infinity a yearly release.
Disney Infinity was released in Aug. 2013 for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360.