Skype Launches First Ever Doctor Who Bot in search for Key To Time

By Cameron K McEwan

Today sees the launch the first ever Doctor Who Bot on Skype and a brand new game where YOU get to be the companion in a search for The Key To Time!

The Saviour of Time is an exciting interactive digital experience where fans get the thrilling opportunity to be the Doctor's companion as the bot immerses them in a specially-written six-part Doctor Who adventure.

GUIDE - How to activate the Doctor Who Bot on Skype

The Doctor Who Bot will feature exclusive voice-over from Twelfth Doctor actor Peter Capaldi, and is creatively developed by writing talent Joe Lidster (The Sarah Jane Adventures, Torchwood).

In a world first, players will experience the Doctor communicating with them directly and setting them challenges that can only be solved by the best companions. The game is launching across multiple territories today – check here for yours.

Check out the trailer below:

The Doctor Who Bot includes challenges, logic puzzles, and quizzes, revolving around the search for a mysterious artefact known as the Key To Time. Scattered throughout time and space, users must locate all six segments of the Key and restore it, in order to save the Universe.

Older fans will remember the Fourth Doctor, Romana and K-9 searched for The Key To Time over one season in 1978/9 and saw a climactic battle with The Black Guardian.

Following the launch today, a new chapter will be released every Sunday at 6PM (BST), shortly following each new episode of Doctor Who Series 10 on television.

Where To Find The Doctor Who Bot On Skype

The Doctor Who Bot will be available from the Skype Bot directory in the US, Canada, UK, Australia, Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, India, Singapore, Italy, Spain, France, Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Czech Republic, Estonia, Portugal, Russia, Mexico, and Brazil.

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