Disney Dreamlight Valley drops the early access label, jumps into full release

Animal Crossing x Disney is a great concept, and one that Disney Dreamlight Valley has been successful in. What’s more surprising is how great the game is even without technically being out yet. That has changed as of today, with the full release of Disney Dreamlight Valley hitting across platforms, along with an arcade version on Apple Arcade. Check out the details below, and grab your copy now!

Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time – Expansion Pass Announcement Trailer

PARIS, FRANCE – December 5, 2023 – Gameloft, a leader in the creation and publishing of games, today announced the global launch of Disney Dreamlight Valley out of Early Access. In addition to the full release, players can enjoy a free content update entitled “The Pumpkin King Returns,” a new adventure in the Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time paid expansion pass*, and a new way to enjoy the game on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Mac with the release of Disney Dreamlight Valley Arcade Edition on Apple Arcade**.

“With today’s global launch, we extend a thank-you to the over 5 million players that have joined us during our Early Access period,” said Matthieu Dupont, Gameloft Montreal Studio Manager. “The engagement and feedback of our community have been the cornerstone to adding new characters and features to Disney Dreamlight Valley. And whether you’re a new addition to the Valley or someone who has been faithfully removing Night Thorns for over a year now, we can’t wait to continue bringing you robust content updates.”

For base game players, the full launch brings with it a fresh new update where players can look forward to meeting Jack Skellington from Disney Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas. This update also includes the highly anticipated multiplayer feature*** which allows 2 to 4 players – including yourself – to visit a friend’s Valley and explore , find and trade crafting items, and even buy items at Scrooge McDuck’s Store. Finally, a new Royal Winter Star Path featuring seasonal cosmetic items will run through January 24th, 2024.

For base game players, today’s launch of the Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time paid expansion pass will take players on a journey to Eternity Isle, in an all-new storyline. In the first of three acts, players will be introduced to new Villagers: EVE from Disney and Pixar’s WALL•E, Gaston from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and Rapunzel from Disney’s Tangled. Those playing the expansion pass within the first week of the release of Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time, Disney Dreamlight Valley: Gold Edition, or Disney Dreamlight Valley Arcade Edition will earn bonuses including the Jester Monkey companion and Gilded Royalty Outfit.

Finally, today also marks the release of Disney Dreamlight Valley Arcade Edition. This dedicated game experience is now available on Apple Arcade and playable on iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, and Mac****. This game edition includes the Disney Dreamlight Valley game alongside the Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time expansion pass and will receive updates to both the base game and the expansion pass. This experience does not feature seasonal Star Paths or the Premium Shop.

Disney Dreamlight Valley is available for Nintendo Switch™, PlayStation®5 (PS5®), PlayStation®4 (PS4®), Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One consoles, and for PC on Steam, the Epic Games Store, and the Microsoft Store, and for Mac on the Mac App StoreSM. Disney Dreamlight Valley Arcade Edition is now available on Apple Arcade.

*Base game Disney Dreamlight Valley is required to play Disney Dreamlight Valley: A Rift in Time.

**Subscription required for Apple Arcade.

***May require an online subscription to play, depending on platform requirements.

****Game availability across devices varies based on hardware and software compatibility.

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