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Disney Launches ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Content Across Its Apps, Standalone Mobile Game Coming This Summer

10 March 2017, 10:16 am EST By Lauren Keating Tech Times
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Disney announced it will release a standalone ‘Beauty and the Beast’ mobile game this summer, but is now allowing users enjoy themed content across its library of apps.
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It's a tale as old as time, and now the story of Belle and the Beast can be explored in some of Disney's popular mobile games.

In celebration of the upcoming theatrical release of the live-action remake of Beauty and the Beast, Disney announced that it is adding brand-new content related to the classic film across its library of apps.

The new Beauty and the Beast-themed content will be available as updates that will roll out all month long.

Previously Color by Disney, the subscription-based app that allows users to color on their mobile phones, released Beauty and the Beast pages last month.

Now joining that app comes updates for Disney Story Central and Disney Crossy Road, providing other ways users can experience the enchanted tale. 

After just adding comics and graphic novels to its reading app Story Central, users can now read new tales from the adventures of Belle and her cursed prince as part of an update for Disney Story Central that was released on Thursday, March 9. These include The Enchantment, World of Reading: Beauty and the Beast, and more.

The mobile game Disney Crossy Roads will also get an update next Thursday to featurs figurines and worlds inspired by the live-action film.

New themed content is also coming to Disney's match-3 game that unlocks character emojis that can be sent in text messages. An update to Disney Emoji Blitz on March 17 will bring with it new Beauty and the Beast emojis that include Belle, Lumiere, Cogswoth and Mrs. Potts.

 

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Items cards will also be added that feature Belle's Cottage, The Beast's Magic Mirror, Belle's Fountain, and much more as part of a special items event that will available until March 24. Gamers just have to play in this mode to unlock new items and prizes.

Lastly, Disney Jigsaw will add a new Beauty and the Beast puzzle pack on March 17.

While this means there is plenty of content based on the animated classic to go around, Disney is also releasing brand new mobile game.

Currently in development, the Beauty and the Beast new standalone mobile game is expected to launch this summer.

For now, users can now download a new sticker pack that launched on Thursday in the App Store for iMessage. Titled Disney Stickers: Beauty and the Beast, this pack includes themed options with a modern twist like one for "Beast Mode" and "It's Lit."

Disney Stickers: Beauty and the Beast is available to download now for iMessage for $1.99.

Beauty and the Beast starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens hits theaters March 17.

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