Hasbro has collaborated with Harmonix to develop the brand new DROPMIX music mixing recreation. The businesses introduced at present that the brand new recreation shall be accessible this upcoming September, introducing ‘the subsequent evolution of musical play,’ in response to Harmonix CEO Steve Janice. The sport will embody a associated cell app for Android and iOS, and can cowl hits from main genres like dance, hip-hop, and extra.
The DROPMIX recreation is a multi-part system comprising a board, playing cards, and the app; the playing cards are positioned on a combination slot, after which level the board (which is electrical) performs the related audio clip featured on the cardboard. The playing cards have NFC chips embedded, and as much as 5 of them (playing cards, that’s) will be learn by the board directly.
The associated cell app combines the music from the playing cards into their very own audio combine, in the meantime. A complete of 60 playing cards shall be included with the sport, they usually’ll span “a number of” genres. That bundle will value $99.99 USD, whereas further packs that includes 16 playing cards will value $14.99 USD and packs of 5 will value $four.99 USD.
The 16-card packs shall be referred to as “Playlist Packs” and the five-card packs shall be referred to as “Uncover Packs.” The concept right here is that gamers can acquire playing cards over time (they’ll rollout in phases) to construct up their very own distinctive set of sounds and, thusly, their very own mixing choices. A complete of 300 playing cards will in the end be made accessible this yr.