Source3™, the platform for licensing and distribution of 3D content, today announced a licensing agreement with Capcom® to provide 3D printed versions of the cover art for Capcom’s much anticipated Street Fighter V video game, scheduled for release in March 2016. The product will debut at the Capcom Booth, 215, starting today at Comic-Con in San Diego, CA. Fans in attendance will be able to preview and order the items from the show floor.
The cover art features well-known Street Fighter character, Ryu. This is the first time a Street Fighter character has been licensed for production via 3D printing. “Our twin goals at Source3 are bringing premium, licensed content to the 3D industries and demonstrating the power of 3D printing to brands,” says Scott Sellwood, Co-Founder and VP of Business Development at Source3. “It is exciting to work with a forward-thinking creative team like Capcom to use 3D printing to connect fans to iconic characters using innovative technologies.”
“Capcom is excited to offer such a unique Street Fighter collectible to all its fans, utilizing cutting edge 3D technology. This is the first of many Capcom images that will be brought to life in the amazing world of 3D printing.” says Francis Mao, Senior Director, Marketing, Creative Services, Events and Licensing, Capcom, Inc. USA.
Source3 partnered with ZVerse, Inc., for their best-in-class 3D color printing technology and their proprietary Layr™ content creation platform, which converts 2D images into 3D printable models. ZVerse’s technology perfectly captured the look and energy of the Street Fighter brand.
Source3 is a large-scale licensing and distribution platform for 3D content. Based in NYC, Source3 was founded by veterans of Google and 3D Systems. The team’s experience includes the founding of RightsFlow, an enterprise licensing technology for the music industry acquired by YouTube in 2011. Source3 brings premium branded content to the 3D ecosystem. www.source3.io
Capcom has built a reputation for creating cutting-edge technology and highly memorable video game franchises since its founding in 1983. Over the course of its 25-year history, Capcom has created some of the most iconic characters and franchises in gaming. From the ubiquitous Mega Man® and Street Fighter® franchises to the genre-defining Resident Evil® and Devil May Cry® series, Capcom has utilized its talent to create recognizable and entertaining games all over the world. www.capcom.com/us/
ZVerse creates software applications to make any 2D content 3D printable. Applications powered by Layr from ZVerse have been used by Fortune 100 companies and small businesses alike. Founded in April 2013, ZVerse is headquartered in Columbia, SC.