WWE secures yet another deal.
World Wrestling Entertainment has announced an abundance of TV deals and partnerships this year alone. The company continues to expand by adding layers to what they've already been established and that was recently exampled by the announcement of their partnership with 'WizKids' which is a company based in New Jersey that creates miniature wargames in both physical and digital form.
Below is the press release concerning the new partnership:
WizKids Announces New Licensing Partnership with WWE
WWE Superstars to be Featured in Upcoming Line
Hillside, NJ – "WizKids, the leader in high-quality pre-painted miniatures and established board games, today announced a new multi-year licensing partnership with WWE, with plans to bring the organization’s iconic Superstars to the tabletop with successful gaming platforms HeroClix and Dice Masters as well as branded board games.
HeroClix is the #1 selling collectible miniatures game in the world where players will now be able to form their dream team of WWE Superstars to engage their opponents in tabletop combat.
“We’re pleased to introduce this new genre to the WizKids portfolio,” said Justin Ziran, president of WizKids. “We’re especially thrilled to bring fan favorite Superstars from the WWE family to the beloved HeroClix and Dice Masters platforms.”
Dice Masters is an award-winning and critically acclaimed dice game. For the first-time ever, players will be able to build a team of their favorite WWE Superstars to roll combos and knock out the opposition.
The partnership will bring the likeness of popular WWE Superstars, including John Cena, The Rock, Charlotte Flair, Roman Reigns and The Undertaker, in addition to WWE Hall of Famers such as “Stone Cold” Steve Austin and Trish Stratus to several gaming platforms, including Dice Masters, HeroClix and Boxed Strategy Games.
Product will be available in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Australia and Europe. The first release is slated to hit shelves in 2019."
While on the topic of WWE locking down deals, click here to get caught up on the sports-entertainment company's official announcement about their television deals with FOX and USA Network which kick-starts next Fall.