TOKYO, Feb. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Good Smile Company, Inc., a premier Japanese collectible figure maker, announced on February 15 that it has acquired the license to produce Nendoroid collectible figures based on the heroes of Blizzard Entertainment's internationally acclaimed multiplayer team-based shooter "Overwatch" (R).
"We are very excited to be working closely with Blizzard Entertainment to create these collectible figures that both our fans and their players will enjoy!" said Good Smile Company President and CEO Takanori Aki.
Overwatch's Tracer will be the first character to join the Nendoroid lineup and is fully articulated, allowing her to be posed in many different ways. She comes complete with a variety of optional parts to add effects for her abilities, interchangeable bent legs, and hair options that can cover up her eyes to recreate her iconic poses from the game. Also included are her trademark Pulse Pistols and open-hand parts to pose her without her guns. Her Pulse Bomb is also included to pose her activating her ultimate ability.
Overview of Overwatch
- Product Name: Nendoroid Tracer: Classic Skin Edition
- Series Name: Overwatch
- Specifications: Painted ABS & PVC non-scale figure with stand included. Approximately 100mm in height.
- MSRP: US$49.99
- Preorder Start Date: February 14, 2017 (4:00 PM Pacific)
- Preorder End Date: March 15, 2017 (TIME TBD)
- Release Month: August 2017
- Copyright: (C) 2017 Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved. Overwatch, the Overwatch logo, and Blizzard Entertainment are trademarks or registered trademarks of Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. in the US and/or other countries. Visit us at gear.blizzard.com
Nendoroid Tracer is now available for preorder at the GOODSMILE ONLINE SHOP(http://goodsmileshop.com/en/) and at participating retailers worldwide. Information on other upcoming Nendoroid and figma Overwatch heroes will be made available soon.
About Good Smile Company, Inc.
Established in 2001, Good Smile Company is the worldwide leader in Japanese hobby products and services including the design, manufacturing and marketing of collectible figurines. Known for creating highly detailed collectibles, Good Smile Company's quality of production, sculpting, and manufacturing is known industry-wide as the new standard for Japanese anime/manga/video game characters. The company is actively involved in other new areas such as animation production/development and the motor sports business. More information about Good Smile Company can be found at http://www.goodsmile.info/en/.
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft (R), Hearthstone (R), Overwatch (R), the Warcraft (R), StarCraft (R), and Diablo (R) franchises, and the multi-franchise Heroes of the Storm (R). Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes twenty-one #1 games (*) and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net (R), is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.
(*) Based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.
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