London (7 November, 2013) – Today, Ubisoft® and SQUARE ENIX® announced that a range of merchandise from each company is now available for fans to purchase in both Ubisoft’s Uplay® Shop and the Square Enix Store across EMEA territories. In addition, Square Enix Products is expanding the range of character collectible content based on Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed® franchise.
A selection of merchandise from the UbicollectiblesTM series, including Assassin’s Creed figurines and Rabbids® inspired EEERZTM vinyl toys, is now available via the Square Enix Store.
Four new Assassin’s Creed wall scrolls from Square Enix Products will be available in November, while new PLAY ARTS -KAI- action figures of Connor from Assassin’s Creed® 3 and Edward from Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag™ will be released in early 2014.
Meanwhile, in the Uplay Shop fans can now find selected Square Enix merchandise and character goods including PLAY ARTS® -KAI- action figures of Lara Croft from Tomb Raider, Lightning from FINAL FANTASY® XIII-2 and Agent 47 from Hitman.
“We’re very happy to be able to announce this new cross-promotion as a part of our on-going partnership with Ubisoft,” said Shinji Hashimoto, Corporate Executive, Square Enix. “Ubisoft’s titles and characters are a perfect fit with the quality and craftsmanship of SQUARE ENIX PRODUCTS and we look forward to offering more in the future.”
“By adding Square Enix’s strong brands and high-quality merchandise to our Uplay Shop, we’re making it easier for videogame fans to find what they’re looking for no matter which company it comes from,” added Alain Corre, EMEA Executive Director at Ubisoft. “Plus, the new Assassin’s Creed character merchandise is a great asset to the brand, especially in conjunction with the release of the biggest Assassin’s Creed game ever!”
To visit the SQUARE ENIX PRODUCTS online store and to see the full range of available merchandise please visit: http://www.square-enix-shop.com
To visit the Uplay shop please visit http://shop.ubi.com
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About Square Enix Ltd .
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops, publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX, EIDOS® and TAITO® branded entertainment content in Europe and other PAL territories as part of the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 62 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a London-based, wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.
About Square Enix Products
Square Enix's merchandising division, known as "SQUARE ENIX PRODUCTS", is a part of the company creating high-end collectable items from many of their key franchises including FINAL FANTASY, DRAGON QUEST, KINGDOM HEARTS and TOMB RAIDER.
The range of products produced by SQUARE ENIX has extended out from their in-house series, creating merchandise for a wide range of licenses and properties from the worlds of popular Video Game series, Movies and Comics including METAL GEAR SOLID, STREET FIGHTER, BATMAN and ASSASSIN’S CREED among many others.
CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS, HITMAN, IO INTERACTIVE, FINAL FANTASY, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks of the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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UBISOFT® AND SQUARE ENIX PRODUCTS EXPAND JOINT COLLECTIBLES OFFERING