The sequel to the ridiculously popular dungeon-crawler for kids (and collectible-crazed adults!) Skylanders is out in the US this week – but it’s still a month until the Giants reach our shores and shelves. That’s ok – it gives you some time to save up for the magical figures – and plan just which you’re going to get.
The good news is that all of the characters you already own will work in the new game. Hell, even some of the new characters will work in your old game – but this is where it becomes a little confusing.
The folks over at One of Swords have a lovely little character compatibility chart telling you which characters work with which game. Here it is :
As you can see – all of your old characters from Skylanders will work with giants – but the Lightcore and 2nd edition versions of characters already in Skylanders are the only new characters that work with the old game.
Got it? Good. Skylanders Giants will be released in SA on November 23 – for just about every current platform. Oh, and if you’re a parent buying this delightful game for your rug rats, here’s a handy guide for you!
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