SALT LAKE CITY–(BUSINESS WIRE)– 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) and Sandboxr team up with 343 Industries to launch the first of its kind 3D printing Digital to Doorstep platform for Halo 5: Guardians fans worldwide.
Utilizing 3D Systems’ full color 3D printing technology on the ProJet x60 series and global fulfillment capabilities, and Sandboxr’s proprietary 3D printing customization platform, Halo fans can now create and 3D Print one-of-a-kind Spartan figurines. Spartans are customized either in-game or at www.halowaypoint.com, 3D printed on demand in photorealistic color and delivered directly to the consumer’s doorstep. Sandboxr is for the first time, making high-quality, customized collectibles available to gamers around the world at affordable consumer prices starting at $29.99. Your armor, your helmet, your colors, your weapon, your name or Gamertag, your Achievements … Your Spartan!
Cathy Lewis, Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President of 3D Systems added, “Our collaboration with Sandboxr and Halo 5 is a perfect example of how our 3D printing integrates into and enhances existing products and experiences. We are excited to be able to leverage our technology to transform meaningful gaming experiences into physical realities.”
Take a look at the Halo 3D printing Experience video:
Frank O’Connor, Halo Franchise Development Director, said, “If you’re anything like me, you spend a long time building, creating and customizing your Spartan and getting it just right. And if you’re anything like me there’s always a slight twinge of disappointment when you show up second or third on your team, so now you can always place yourself in pole position, right on your desk!”
“The relationship between Sandboxr, Microsoft and 3D Systems is another big step in our mission to bring our disruptive 3D printing technology to millions of game fans worldwide,” said TJ Young, President and Co-founder of Sandboxr. “Over the years, Halo fans have been clamoring for the ability to buy a personalized Halo Spartan. Our 3D Digital to Doorstep™platform, along with 3D Systems’ global fulfillment capabilities, makes it possible for those Halo fans to get what they want; a high quality, fairly priced, customizable 3D printed Halo collectable.”
Source: Press Release