Such exciting news for gamer kids and parents! Skylanders will now have a multiplayer online mode! This brand just keeps bringing on fresh new ways to enjoy the franchise! This will also bring Nintendo even more on the spectrum of online playing mode- which we are certainly excited about! Read on for the official press release!
"Attention Portal Masters!
For the first time in Skylanders history, Activision will bring the online multiplayer experience to the #1 kids’ videogame franchise worldwide! On September 20th, Skylanders SuperChargers will allow fans to play the game with friends and family across the globe via online multiplayer on their favorite gaming consoles. Skylanders is also excited to announce Skylanders SuperChargers Racing for Wii and Nintendo 3DS!
Skylanders SuperChargers delivers more ways to play than ever before:
• Single-player Adventure Mode
• Online and local co-operative Adventure Mode
• Local 2-player head-to-head racing in split screen
• Online competitive racing with up to 4 players
Additionally, all-new Racing Action Packs will complement Skylanders SuperChargers’ upon its launch and beyond.
Finally, fans can give their SuperCharger experience a serious boost with a supplementary racing combat game -- Skylanders SuperChargers Racing -- for the Wii™ system and Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. Exclusive tracks, enhancements, hazards and more offer up to 50 unique gameplay options. On Nintendo 3DS, gamers can also go head-to-head with competitive multiplayer with local play or online with up to four players. Skylanders SuperChargers starter packs for the Wii and 3DS systems include the exclusive Hammer Slam Bowser and Clown Cruiser toys, as well as Super Shot Stealth Elf.
This announcement highlights Activision’s continued commitment to delivering ground-breaking content to the Skylanders franchise – the pioneer of the Toys-to-Life category of videogames. So far this year, Skylanders is the #1 console title and kids console title to date, and outsold the #1 action figure line in North America and Europe."