Ubisoft Secures Multi-Year Partnership With Funko and Good Smile For Assassin's Creed and Rainbow Six Siege
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Ubisoft are set to expand their range of collectables for Assassin's Creed and Rainbow Six Siege by securing new deals with both Funko and Good Smile Company.
According to Licence Global, Funko will create Pop! Vinyl figures for a range of “Assassin’s Creed” titles and “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege” in North America and Latin America. Also in development is a new range of Funko art-style apparel and accessories. The products will be available online and in stores in early 2021.
“Partnering with both Funko and Good Smile Company allows us to amplify our immersive worlds our fans love in our games and allow them to experience and collect their favorite characters in highly collectible formats that are high-quality, unique and innovative,” Sarah Buzby, vice president consumer products at Ubisoft.
Also in development is a new range of Assassin's Creed figures by Japanese manufacturer Good Smile Company for their Nendoroid line, a popular range of collectable figures. The company are also creating Assassin's Creed action figures for the Figma series, which have smooth joints and full range of motion created by Max Factory. These products will be available globally.
"Ubisoft has been a trusted company in the gaming industry for over 30 years and they continue to bring authenticity and creativity in every game they publish,” Takanori Aki, CEO and founder of Good Smile Company.
“The formation of this partnership between Ubisoft and Good Smile Company creates new avenues for fans to connect with the games they enjoy and to continue to expand the successes of both organizations. We at Good Smile Company are excited to see this partnership come to fruition.”
Merchandise collectors have been asking for new Assassin's Creed Funko Pop! figures for years, with the most recent release being for the movie in 2016.
Look out for the new range of products in early 2021, and keep an eye on our social media channels for updates.
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