On the surface very little.
The millions of unique design combinations can be customized using the Sandboxr functionality that can be created with the personalization tools, and they include 30,000 ways to create customized Smite characters, more than 12,500 customized poses and character options for Primal Carnage figures and a whopping 12 million combinations to personalize Infinity Blade characters.
Amazon announced today that it has added popular video game characters to its 3-D printing storefront.
Each figure can be customized with various suits of armor, weapons, poses and bases from within a popup window on Amazon’s site. Once you customize your character Amazon will print it on-demand and deliver it directly to the buyer. 1,910) and bigger ones are available for up to $89.99 (Rs. To start, the new “Personalize Now” widget will allow customers to customize more than 35 of their favorite characters across Smite, Primal Carnage and Infinity Blade.
Nonetheless, with companies like First 4 Figures, McFarlane Toys, Kotubukiya, and even Square Enix’s own Play Arts Kai line making up the competition, 3D printing just might be the only way forward for games with a smaller fan following.
To create the figurines, customers start by selecting the game character that they want to turn into a physical 3D object. After reviewing any of a huge number of possible poses, animation designs and accessories, users check out their work with the 3D product preview function. “3D Printed Products on Amazon is still in its early days, and we are eager to offer customers the freedom to be designers and create one-of-a-kind items”.
For those keeping track, it’s only been a year since Amazon launched their 3D Printed Products store and the number of customizable products has already grown more than 150 percent. This new offering comes via a partnership with Sandboxr, a company that specializes in 3D printing figures. Each creation is then printed by Sandboxr in their sandstone 3-D printing material. “Launching our 3D printing Digital to Doorstep™ platform with Amazon and partnering with 3D Systems for global fulfillment now makes our original dream a reality”.