Sections

Skylanders brand now has 175 licensees

Crayola and General Mills join the family friendly portfolio

Crayola and General Mills are the latest companies to become global licensees for Activision's popular Skylanders franchise.

"The relationships we have formed with Crayola and General Mills showcase how strong Skylanders has become in just 27 months," said VP of global licensing and partnerships Ashley Maidy.

"The brand association that comes along with these category giants expands the property's reach outside of our traditional channels worldwide and fosters a deeper connection with our fans."

Other licensees include Thermos, FAB, American Greetings and Rubie's Costumes and the portfolio now includes 175 licensees. As a whole the Skylanders franchise has now surpassed $2 billion in sales.

Related stories

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare tops physical game revenues in US

Sales may be down y-o-y, but ATVI notes, "Call of Duty is retail's #1 grossing console franchise in the U.S. for the 8th consecutive year"

By James Brightman

Call of Duty Steam player base down sharply

Infinite Warfare's opening weekend sees peak player counts one-quarter of those posted last year by Black Ops III

By Brendan Sinclair

Latest comments (1)

Greg Wilcox Creator, Destroy All Fanboys! 2 years ago
I'm at Toy Fair this year and was surprised to see no new Skylanders game on display as happened the last two years. Activision has a nice booth setup, but other than some screens playing nice gameplay stuff from Swap Force and some costumed Skylanders on the floor, there's nothing about a new release. I guess they don't have this year's installment ready quite yet and it's probably all licensed third party goodies behind that set of walls this time. I may as well ask tomorrow when I go back to cover some other stuff...
0Sign inorRegisterto rate and reply

Sign in to contribute

Need an account? Register now.