Skylanders: Universe is currently still in its BETA-stage which means some features, games or other functions might not yet be fully functioning and need some more work. Sometimes it can be a little frustrating to work out whether the issue you have come across is a glitch in the game or it is simply part of the game, but requires you to unlock something before you can continue. We, at, have therefore tried and list the current known issues in Skylanders Universe (BETA) below.

What is a BETA-game?
A BETA-game is an early (incomplete) release of the game, which invites people to test the game and get excited about the full version. Challenges behind a BETA-version are to fix glitches found in the game and maybe introduce some other features proposed by the players. Skylanders: Universe is currently in its BETA-stage and although you can already enjoy the game without major issues, you might come across some things which are not quite right yet. If you do come across one of these issues, the makers of Skylanders Universe, Activision, would love if you told them all about this, as this way they can try and rectify the issue which they might have never had found if it wasn’t for you. So in some way, if you play Skylanders Universe(BETA), you are part of the creators team and the final released version.

Common Problems

  • Cannot enter the Lair. Many Portal Masters, us included, are experiencing the problem of not being able to enter the Lair. The Lair is your home and safe heaven within Skyland, where you can check your Skylanders Figures and review your progress and achievements. (or so we are told)
  • Registering Legendary Skylanders Characters with the Portal of Power. Many Portal Masters, who own Legendary Skylanders Figures, seem to have difficulties registering these characters by the use of the Portal of Power, although they can often hear the character connect, they cannot see or swap them. You could avoid this issue by using the web-codes until the problem has been resolved.
  • Game disconnects when using an emoticon. Some players get kicked out of the game when they use an emote. You can avoid this issue by not using emote expressions for a while until this problem has been rectified.
  • Giants Portal of Power installation issue. Some players have reported that their Giants Portal of Power has to be re-installed every time they log-in to the game. This is a very frustrating issue, which will no doubt be addressed quickly by the Skylanders Universe programming team.
  • Some objectives are unachievable. Some players have had issues completing objectives. We seem to be unable to complete the objective “Dance with 3 other players” as we tried to complete this objective on numerous occasions without it being recognised as complete, we are unsure whether this is a glitch but believe it might be.

Although this list might look extensive, this should not put you off from playing the game as most of these glitches are experienced by few people and updates with solutions are often released to fix the common problems.

If you have come across any other issue, please share it with us and other Portal Masters as this can avoid great in-game frustration. If you think you have come across a rare Skylanders Universe issue, you might want to contact Activision to make them aware about this.