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Skylanders Trap Team Dark Edition includes Kaos trap

Three color variant characters included in $99 package

Activision today announced the Skylanders: Trap Team Dark Edition, a special package featuring an extra-large trap and three color variant figurines.

The Dark Edition Starter Pack will release on PS3, PS4, Wii, Wii U, Xbox 360 and Xbox One with a suggested retail price of $99.


The package's contents include the Ultimate Kaos Trap, which can be used to capture Skylanders' main villain Kaos, and two regular traps.

Players start off with black and silver designs of new characters Snap Shot, Wildfire and Food Fight, and a Portal of Power to load the characters into the game. The pack also includes a two-sided poster, sticker sheets and trading cards.

The Dark Edition is now available for pre-order, and fans can get an early look at the package by visiting the Skylanders booth at San Diego Comic-Con starting Thursday.

In the game players will be able to "trap" key villains and then transfer and confine them inside new Traptanium Trap toys placed on the Skylanders Portal.

Once trapped, players will be able to hear villains' cries via a built-in speaker, and return them to the Skylands at any time as a playable character.

Activision says this will enable unique "tag team" gameplay, with hero and villain characters able to be switched at any time.

The Skylanders: Trap Team release date is set for October 5, 2014 in North America, October 10, 2014 in Europe and October 2, 2014 in Australia.