Disney Interactive has officially announced the timeline of its plan to shut down support and servers for the Disney Infinity franchise, which will take place from today until March 3rd, 2017, when all support for the franchise will cease.
The shutdown will be executed in several phases, which will affect all platforms throughout the next few months. For a detailed timetable, look below:
As of today (July 29, 2016):
No in-game purchases can be made within the PC, Steam version of Disney Infinity 2.0, iOS, Google Android, Amazon Android and Apple TV versions of the game as this feature has now been removed
Players can continue to make in-game purchases within the Steam version of Disney Infinity 3.0.
As of September 30, 2016:
Players will no longer be able to log in to play the PC, iOS, Google Android and Amazon Android versions of Disney Infinity. These will no longer be available on the respective app stores
The Steam versions of Disney Infinity 2.0 & 3.0 will remain operational with the exception of all online services and community features as these will be discontinued
Apple TV versions of Disney Infinity will be removed from the App Store
The Disney Infinity Community team will no longer be reviewing or approving any new Toy Boxes that are submitted to Disney for all console, mobile and PC versions of the game. However, when playing on any console, Apple TV or Windows 8/10 versions of the game, players can continue to download their favorite Toy Boxes from the Community Content section until March 3, 2017
As of January 3, 2017
No in-game purchases can be made within the Windows 8/10 versions of the game as this feature will be removed
As of March 3, 2017
Apple TV and Windows 8/10 versions will no longer be available, supported or playable
All Disney Infinity online services and community features for all versions will be discontinued
The shutdown follows Disney’s announcement to shut down its gaming division a few months ago, where the company stated it wanted to shift its focus to licensing its IP’s. Community content will be available to upload and download until September 30, 2016. Console gamers will still be able to play the game offline after the shutdown.