Muppets Costume Pack Launches for Disney Universe

Disney Universe owners can now nab the “The Muppets Costume Pack” for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game versions on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network. Inspired by the newly released home video family comedy The Muppets, players can suit up in familiar character costumes, such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal, The Great Gonzo, and Fozzie Bear. Players can also find previously released downloadable content on XBox Live and PlayStation Network. Disney Universe is also available in Nintendo Wii and PC versions.

Disney Universe offers all-ages platform action gaming featuring several characters from animated and live-action Disney and Pixar films. More than 45 classic (Snow White, Winnie the Pooh) and contemporary (Tangled, TRON: Legacy) character costumes add variety and have a special upgradable property. Each character’s special traits could have a strategic impact on the game, but players can really enjoy the fast-paced actions, environments, and scenarios that mirror the films at each level among six different worlds. Levels also contain special bonus challenges and everyone can get in on the act as gameplay centers on co-operative play. As many as four friends can play the local multiplayer modes, which also include rankings.

See the press release below:

“The Muppets Costume Pack” downloadable content for “Disney Universe.” The latest addition to the ever-expanding video game experience is available now on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network and the PlayStation®Network. “The Muppets Costume Pack” consists of new character costumes inspired by Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, The Great Gonzo, Fozzie Bear and Animal. Each character comes with a costume specific upgradeable tool.

Individual costumes for “The Muppets Costume Pack” are available for download for 99 cents on PlayStation Network or for 80 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE. The complete set of costumes is also available for $2.99 on PlayStation Network or for 240 Microsoft Points on Xbox LIVE. The latest downloadable content for “Disney Universe joins the previously released “Phineas and Ferb” level, “The Jungle Book Costume Pack,” “The Nightmare Before Christmas” level and the “Disney Villains Costume Pack.”

Now available on store shelves for the Wii™ system from Nintendo, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC, “Disney Universe offers a four-person multiplayer action experience, with frenzied gameplay that appeals to players of all ages. Themed environments featured in the game include Disney•Pixar hits “WALL•Eand “Monsters, Inc.,” Tim Burton’sAlice in Wonderland,” “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and the Academy Award® winning classics, “The Lion King and “Aladdin.” The game features 45 classic and contemporary iconic character costumes, including ones inspired by Sam Flynn, Quorra and Clu (“TRON), Baloo (“The Jungle Book”), Ariel (“The Little Mermaid), Sulley (“Monsters, Inc.”), Nemo (“Finding Nemo) and everyone’s favorite pixie, Tinker Bell (“Peter Pan). Dozens of other character costumes are also featured in the game, including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck.

Disney Universe  will continue to expand with new content, including worlds, costumes, and more available for download, giving Xbox 360 and PlayStation®3 system owners an ever-evolving gameplay experience.

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