Leading the way in enhanced reality entertainment the folk at Playfusion already have the superb TCG Lightseekers to their credit, today they announce a partnership with Games Workshop. This will see them develop an all-new way for tabletop war gaming and TCG fans to experience the Warhammer Age of Sigmar universe.
The new game will have physical trading cards, a fully digital trading card game for mobile and PC, and a completely immersive augmented reality experience using PlayFusion’s proprietary computer vision and augmented reality technology, the Enhanced Reality Engine..
“Partnering with Games Workshop fulfills a lifelong dream of contributing to the Warhammer universe. The majority of our team and I grew up part of the Warhammer community, so it’s a huge honour for all of us to not only partner with such an iconic British company but also to contribute to one of the original and best fantasy IPs in the world,” said Mark Gerhard, CEO and Co-Founder of PlayFusion. “We are really passionate about developing a rich and innovative new way for the community and beyond to experience the Age of Sigmar.”
PlayFusion will launch the Warhammer Age of Sigmar Champions experience in July 2018. The physical trading card game will feature hundreds of collectible cards that players can use to build their own decks to fit their strategy and tactics. The physical cards will also come to life when viewed through PlayFusion’s Enhanced Reality Engine so players can unlock enhanced gameplay options.
Available for iOS, Android and PC, the game will give the Warhammer community a new way to experience the universe both physically and digitally and it’s cerrain to draw new fans into the Warhammer Age of Sigmar world.
“Working with such a talented and accomplished group like PlayFusion is an absolute privilege. Their passion, technological expertise, and just sheer ‘can do’ attitude has been seriously impressive,” said Jon Gillard Head of Licensing for Games Workshop. “Taking the richness of Warhammer Age of Sigmar and merging it with their innovative hybrid physical/digital trading card game makes for a winning combination anyway, but add in the cool AR functionality and this game really is something special.”
Pre-register for Warhammer Age of Sigmar Champions by visiting www.warhammerchampions.com.