Activision, have announced that Skylanders, the pioneers of the toys-to-life category, will further the company’s leadership in the mobile arena with Skylanders SuperChargers launch on iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV.
The Skylanders SuperChargers AAA game experience with console-quality graphics is now available for compatible iPad, and for the first time ever, select iPhone and iPod touch devices, as well as the new Apple TV. The Skylanders SuperChargers Starter Pack for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV is now available in New Zealand.
Developed by Vicarious Visions, Skylanders SuperChargers for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV presents even more value to fans with a new save feature using iCloud, offering seamless continuity across the Apple ecosystem. Players can simply log into their iCloud account, and the game will save its progress to iCloud automatically. Now, fans can enjoy Skylanders SuperChargers with ease and flexibility, starting the game in their bedrooms on the iPad or iPod touch, picking it up where they left off in the living room on the Apple TV and then taking it on the road in the backseat of the family car on their iPhone.
For the first time, Portal Masters can compete in four-person online multiplayer racing or two-person co-op adventure between devices through Apple’s Game Center. Players on Apple TV can also engage with others online who are on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.
“Last year, fans loved how they could play the same incredible game on iPad as on other platforms. This year we are giving Portal Masters even more ways to play their favourite game as we expand Skylanders SuperChargers to Apple TV, iPhone and iPod touch,” said Josh Taub, senior vice president of product management for Skylanders at Activision. “Fans are able to playSkylanders SuperChargers on the compatible Apple platform of their choice, whenever and wherever they want.”
The Skylanders SuperChargers Starter Pack for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Apple TV includes everything necessary for fans to play Skylanders SuperChargers out of the box, complete with exciting racetracks and captivating environments that push the technological and visual boundaries of gaming.
The Starter Pack comes with the game, the Portal of Power with embedded Bluetooth controller, a built-in stand, two Skylanders SuperChargers characters and a Skylanders SuperChargers vehicle.
Additionally, fans can play digitally without the Starter Pack contents. When playing digitally, they get for free two SuperCharger characters, Instant Spit Fire and Instant Hot Streak, upon download of the app, while in-app purchases unlock digital versions of unique characters and vehicles from Skylanders SuperChargers. Portal owners can download the app for free, play the first Level and purchase the full game digitally.