Disney is truly pushing the NFC-based console game concept with the release of Disney Infinity on August 18. Not only will the game function Skylanders-like collectible action figures, however Disney fans will have the ability to broaden their Infinity world with the Disney Infinity: Toy Box app for the iPad.

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The Disney Infinity video game will initially be sold as $75 Beginner Packs for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U (there will likewise be a separate Nintendo 3DS launch). Each starter pack will include 3 Disney related activity figures that are had to conform. Players will likewise have the option to purchase additional figurines such as Francesco Bernulli from Cars at $13 a pop. The game can be played like a traditional computer game, or players can make use of the ‘Toy Box’ mode to create their own Minecraft-style Disney Infinity worlds.

What makes Infinity’s Toy Box mode unique is the ability to share productions across various platforms using the cloud. For example, if you create your very own custom sandbox world on your Xbox 360, you’ll have the ability to open it on your friends Wii U utilizing your Disney ID. The cost-free Disney Infinity: Toy Box app will assist broaden this world by permitting individuals to play, edit and share their Disney Infinity creations on their iPads.

Users will have the ability to use internet codes that have their individual Infinity figurines to upload their characters to the iPad variation of the game. The app will also include extra characters as $0.99 in-app purchases (Mr. Incredible is consisted of completely free). However, these characters will be locked to the iPad, implying you will not have the ability to use them on the console versions of the game.

Disney is also releasing Disney Infinity: Action!— a video-manipulation app for the iPad. This app permits users to make videos of themselves starring alongside Disney characters such as Captain Jack Sparrow. You can have a look at the trailer below.

Both the Disney Infinity Toy Box and Action! apps will be available for free from the Apple App Store on August 15. The Disney Infinity Beginner Packs are presently readily available for pre-order, and will begin shipping on August 18.