First Time Players Can Pilot a Real Drone Inside an Interactive Augmented Reality WorldTORONTO, Nov. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Pilots get ready, the next mission is groundbreaking. Spin Master Corp. (TSX: TOY), a leading global children's entertainment company, today announced its award-winning Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone is now on sale at U.S. retailers, including Barnes & Noble and Amazon, for $149.99 MSRP. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161031/434538LOGO) Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone is the first to deliver an immersive augmented reality (AR) game experience where players fly a physical drone in an interactive 3D digital universe. Using a BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) enabled smart device and the free Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone app, now available for download at the App Store and Google Play, players fly the Mission Drone over the customized AR tracking mat, which uses visual and spatial tracking to create an advanced 3D augmented reality world. Air Hogs Connect: Mission Drone, based on Spin Master's award-winning Air Hogs Connect augmented reality gaming platform, pushes the boundaries on RC (remote control) vehicle play by creating an experience where the digital fun of augmented reality and gaming is combined with the physical fun of controlling an actual RC drone. The result is a fully immersive, mixed reality, interactive gaming experience, where players enjoy flying the Air Hogs drone, while they are challenged to lead and pilot it and a team of heroes through endless search and rescue missions and challenges to save the world from attack by alien forces.