- Agreement to bring Pop! line, apparel and accessories as well as digital products to consumers
- Com2us is the first South Korean game company to enter into a license agreement with Funko
- Collaborations with companies at the forefront of pop culture will continue to drive expansion of Summoners War IP
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 29, 2018) – Com2us today announced that it has entered into a licensing agreement with Funko LLC, a leading pop culture consumer products company, to create a new line of Summoners War collectibles featuring the Pop! Vinyl style in addition to apparel, accessories and a range of digital products.
Under the agreement, Funko will reimagine the Summoners War universe and its iconic characters by integrating the design aesthetics of its best-selling Pop! lineup of collectible figures. This agreement also includes the design and manufacturing of apparel and accessories as well as digital products, such as emojis (still and animated), digital cards and Pop! Yourself— Funko’s 2D/3D custom avatar offering. Funko has agreed to sell the product line across its online channels and mobile app, as well as third-party platforms.
“We are thrilled to be the first South Korean gaming company to team up with Funko and see their take on Summoners War’s iconic characters,” said Casey Lee, CEO of Com2us USA. “As Com2us continues its robust venture into merchandise licensing and entertainment media, we want to ensure the Summoners War brand is in the hands of creative minds that are at the vanguard of shaping trends and setting standards. Funko is a leader in the collectible space, so we are confident that this agreement will greatly enhance our licensing portfolio.”
The agreement with Funko is Com2us’ second high-profile signing since the November 2017 announcement of its agreement with The Walking Dead creators, Skybound Entertainment. Com2us has continued to ramp up its collaboration efforts by engaging best-in-class companies to expand the Summoners War IP into new product and entertainment verticals.
“We strive to license every pop culture property that we believe is relevant to today’s consumer and are thrilled to add this global top ten grossing mobile game to our roster,” said Andrew Perlmutter, President of Funko. “As we continue to expand our broad offering of licensed pop culture consumer products, we believe Funko and mobile gaming fans alike will love our distinct and whimsical take on the Summoners War universe and their rich characters.”
Mass rollout for the new product range will be available worldwide. Additional details on the selection of the first collection of Summoners War Funko products will be revealed in the coming months.
About Summoners War
Summoners War is the flagship mobile RPG developed by Com2us. Launched globally in 2014, the game has ranked #1 grossing in RPG games in 108 countries (App Store) and in 96 countries (Google Play). Summoners War features over 1,000 unique characters and provides a premium mobile RPG experience gamers are able to enjoy anytime and anywhere.
Com2us is a leading developer and publisher of mobile games that span across all genres. Our mission is simple. We thrive to create games with a level of depth and engagement rarely experienced on mobile platforms. Our dedication to building a robust gaming community through active engagement with our players has made this possible. Established in 1998 and headquartered in Korea, we became a subsidiary of Gamevil in 2013 and operate international offices in the United States, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia. For more information about Com2us and our portfolio of groundbreaking mobile games, visit www.com2us.com.
About Funko, Inc.
Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Funko is a leading pop culture consumer products company. Funko designs, sources and distributes licensed pop culture products across multiple categories, including vinyl figures, action toys, plush, apparel, housewares and accessories for consumers who seek tangible ways to connect with their favorite pop culture brands and characters. Learn more at https://funko.com/, and follow us on Twitter (@OriginalFunko) and Instagram (@OriginalFunko)
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