Due to being able to swap-out the Skylanders, new Specialist Gates have been added to the game which can only be used a certain type of swapped Skylander. These gates will supercharge the character and then enable them to take on specific challenges. Again, the only way to face these is to go out and spend on figures. But you’ll all be used to doing that by now, right?
The good news is, all previous Skylanders are playable on the portal, so if you had any of the old tribe left, they’re going to be left to stew and get chipped paint in a toy box. Recycle, recycle.
And the ability to mix up different Skylander types makes some wicked combinations. Pirates and Robots just being the beginning.
The zones will task the Skylanders with various different objectives, like flying, skiing, sailing, climbing and teleporting. These challenges also tie in with the ridiculous amount of collectibles you have to find.