News: A new holiday character is coming out for Skylanders Trap Team, along with Skylanders being in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade and more.
Activision has revealed that they are debuting a special holiday Skylanders Trap Team character, Winterfest Lob-Star, on December 7 to Portal Masters. Also, Skylanders players in North America can get their hands on the fourth Eon's Elite character, Whirlwind, another fan-favorite character that made her debut in Skylanders® Spyro's Adventure.
On Thanksgiving Day, Skylanders fans can look to the skies as Eruptor makes his first flight in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Eruptor will join the prestigious ranks of balloons soaring above the streets of New York City for the landmark cultural holiday event. You can check out a behind the scenes video of this below.
There is also some Skylanders merchandise this holiday season from some of Activision’s partners including:
FunPlay HideAway Play Sets - This holiday, the popular FunPlay HideAway play sets from PowerA, which enable fans to store and play with their favorite toys, now includes Dr. Krankcase's Lair. A range of FunPlay HideAway sets are available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $9.99-$99.99.
Construction Sets - Fans can look forward to Skylanders-themed construction sets from MEGA Brands, which let players build and battle in their favorite levels from the Skylanders franchise. The all-new Cut Throat Carnival construction set will be available for a suggested retail price of $19.99 at Toys"R"Us, WalMart and Amazon.
Micro Comic Fun Packs - Skylanders Micro Comic Fun Packs from IDW Publishing feature three distinctive Legendary storylines and three exclusively-designed Legendary Traps that can be used to capture the most notorious villains in Skylanders Trap Team. The Legendary Skylanders Micro Comic Fun Packs and Trap are available exclusively at Toys"R"Us for a suggested retail price of $9.99. Additional Micro Comic Fun Packs are available at Gamestop and Amazon for a suggested retail price of $4.99.
A-Z Box Set - The Skylanders A-Z box set from Penguin includes two never-before-published books: the full-color, 192-page A to Z of Skylands, and Pick Your Portal: The Trouble with Doubles. A sheet of stickers and a build-your-own Skylander paper model are also included. The Skylanders A-Z box set is available at retailers nationwide for a suggested retail price of $16.99.
Skylanders Trap Team is playable with more than 175 unique toys from all previous games, and every character is able to defeat and trap villains using Traptanium Traps, providing fans more ways to enjoy their collections. The game is available on the following platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo's Wii U; a variety of iPads, Kindle Fire and Android tablets; Xbox One and Xbox 360 ; PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 ; all for the suggested retail price of $74.99. A different adventure is also available on the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system for the suggested retail price of $64.99. Will you be picking up the special holiday Skylanders Trap Team character? Tell us what you think below.