Epic Mickey 2 outed by Disney newsletter
No longer Wii-exclusive, features co-op play.
A sequel to 2010’s Wii-exclusive adventure title Epic Mickey has been confirmed by a Disney newsletter. This time, it’s a multiplatform release, hitting PS3, Xbox 360 in addition to the Wii.
Epic Mickey 2 is supposedly scheduled for release late 2012. According to the newsletter, the platformer features two-player split-screen coop – player no.2 will hop into the boots of Disney classic character Oswald the Lucky Rabbit, giving him the “power to fly like a helicopter and use electricity to fight or friend enemies and solve challenges”.
You can check out the entire newsletter below.
“Disney Epic Mickey 2 is the latest game in the critically acclaimed Disney Epic Mickey videogame series. In this all-new action-platforming game available for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Wii, Mickey embarks on an epic journey and is pulled back into a world filled with Disney’s forgotten characters. Players can choose to play single-player as Mickey or for the first time players can also choose two-player split screen mode. In the two-player mode one person can play as Mickey wielding magic paint and paint thinner to dynamically change the world and the second player can play as Oswald the Lucky Rabbit – Walt Disney’s first cartoon star – with the power to fly like a helicopter and use electricity to fight or friend enemies and solve challenges. Team-up and choose your path to save this forgotten world because the choices you make will alter the story and change the end of the game!”