Games Workshop didn’t wait long to find a new partner for it’s board game licenses. I’m very happy the Fury of Dracula will not go quietly into the night. Here’s the announcement from the Wizkids blog:
WizKids Announces New Partnership with Games Workshop
Reveals Plans to Release New Games set in the Critically Acclaimed Warhammer 40,000™ Universe
WizKids, the leader in high-quality pre-painted miniatures and established board games, today revealed a multi-year partnership with acclaimed fantasy miniatures company, Games Workshop. The new partnership will extend the Warhammer 40,000 universe IP across multiple categories, including, Dice Building Games™, board games and more!
“We’re thrilled to be working with Games Workshop and the Warhammer 40,000 license,” said Justin Ziran, president of WizKids. “This beloved franchise is known the world over and our partnership will allow us to create amazing products and experiences for fans everywhere.”
The multi-year deal will span numerous categories and include the most iconic Warhammer 40,000 characters and more. WizKids will create two new board games, along with dice games based in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, with additional plans to republish classic board games Fury of Dracula and Relic.
WizKids will begin rolling out the new product lines in mid 2018.
For more information on WizKids, visit: www.wizkids.com.
You can check out my review of the 3rd edition of the game below. What will the upcoming 4th edition hold in store for us? Only time will tell…