Activision has announced that the highly successful kids game franchise Skylanders will land the next generation Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on the from the 12 in North America. The PlayStation 4 console will launch on November 15 making the game available before launch day. SWAP Force is the latest game in the Skylanders franchise and makes interesting use of action figures in a video game.
The game uses a portal that allows players to place action figures on it and import them into the digital world for use in the game. SWAP Force has 16 characters with upper and lower sections that can be swapped to create over 250 unique characters. The game has 30 new characters kids can play with unique powers and personalities.
The game also allows kids to use over 100 characters from previous Skylanders games. Activision announced Skylanders SWAP Force would be launching back in February of this year. Gamers looking to get a Nintendo Wii U console this holiday season can also buy a Skylanders SWAP Force bundle including the game and the Wii U console itself. The game will be one of the most popular of the holiday season.