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FigurePrints® and FabZat Partner for 3D Printing World of Warcraft® Figures


October 7, 2015
By Business Wire News

BORDEAUX, France & SAN FRANCISCO

FabZat today announced its partnership with FigurePrints® as the exclusive European provider of 3D printing for the World of Warcraft® franchise. FabZat will now provide players with access to unique 3D printed figures from the world’s most popular subscription-based massively multiplayer online role-playing game. Starting today, European players will be able to design, customize and order unique 3D figures from directly from FigurePrints to be shipped anywhere quickly in the EU through FabZat’s services.

Florent Pitoun, FabZat CEO and co-founder, said: “We provide EU fans of the World of Warcraft franchise with customizable on-demand 3D printing of the characters they love from the game. And, we provide this service in full-color sandstone using 3D Systems’ CJP technology to ensure the highest quality products are delivered to customers. It’s this focus on quality and attention to detail that has made us the preferred choice for industry-leading game publishers.”

Ed Fries, FigurePrints CEO, said: “We’re focused on enabling players to bring their World of Warcraft characters to life, and now we can offer a greater level of service through our partnership with FabZat. After reviewing several European companies in this space, we felt that FabZat would be the right partner due to their outstanding reputation for fast delivery times, unmatched quality and seamless import experience.”

FabZat enables players to customize characters from World of Warcraft from the FigurePrints website at www.figureprints.com. Players will be able to personalize 3D printed figures, with their player name. 3D printed objects range in price from 69.95€ up through 129.95€, depending on the size and level of customization detail.

For over 3 years, FabZat has fine-tuned its 3D printing approach using a proprietary formula of chemical hardeners, inks for the best rendering, and varnishing specially designed for sandstone materials. Through this approach and commitment to best-in-class entertainment figurines, FabZat has developed a 3D printing process that is unmatched in the industry. Developers can monetize their games by easily integrating FabZat’s solution for on-demand 3D printing and in-app merchandising through a state-of-the-art shop plugin for iOS, Android, and Unity, along with Facebook, Web and PC gaming support.

To learn more about FabZat’s market leading in-app merchandising and 3D printing solution visit www.fabzat.com.

World of Warcraft® is a registered trademark of Blizzard Entertainment.

About FabZat

FabZat generates new revenue for game developers and publishers, through merchandising and 3D printing. An industry pioneer, FabZat delivers the first in-app personalized merchandising turnkey service for video games, offering 3D printed figurines, t-shirts, posters, phone cases and more. With more than 15,000 delivered objects for games across 70+ countries, and a state-of-the-art plugin for iOS, Android, Unity and the Web, FabZat turns great games into great physical brands. For more information visit www.fabzat.com.

About FigurePrints LLC

FigurePrints® recreates your favorite World of Warcraft® character as a fully detailed 3D replica rivaling the beauty of any miniature figure ever made. Using 3D modeling techniques pioneered by special effects houses and manufacturing technology that allows even the most complicated of these models to be created, FigurePrints can bring your fully outfitted, one-of-a-kind World of Warcraft character to your doorstep. For more information visit www.figureprints.com.

Media Contacts:
FabZat
Florent Pitoun, CEO
media@fabzat.com
or
for FabZat
Kate Pietrelli, 760-518-2633
kate.pietrelli@gmail.com
or
for FigurePrints LLC
press@figureprints.com