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!”