A new type of Skylanders is arriving in the form of Skylanders Imaginators, Activision announced today.
Imaginators are designed to give you a more customizable experience in Skylanders, allowing players to create their own stories in the game’s universe for the first time when they arrive on store shelves on October 16th.
The toys, which will be built from scratch, are created and transferred into the game via the new “Creation Crystal.” Each toys’ powers, weapons, heads, ears, tails, abilities, catchphrases and fighting styles are all fully customizable and can be changed whenever you want. The Imaginators mode will also support all existing toys from previous titles.
The new game mode will support a local co-op multiplayer mode with two Creation Crystals supported. The full line up will include 20 new characters as well as 11 former villains, which will all be released as physical toys.
Skylanders Imaginators will launch on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and Wii U on October 16 in the USA, October 14 in the UK, and October 13 in Australia and New Zealand.