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Upper Deck takes cards interactive

Upper Deck has acquired licensed technology for a range of new interactive trading cards.
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The firm has acquired a worldwide exclusive technology license from Menippos for interactive trading cards and trading card games.

The cards, together with an easy to use card reader connect directly with computer or console games and online worlds.

The first Upper Deck products to apply this technology will be Huntik, MySuperPets, and Wakfu along with several new concepts. First products will be available in the autumn.

“With its wide range of great products and strong international distribution, we are very happy to have Upper Deck as a partner” said Sascha Voigt, Managing Director, Menippos GmbH, “and we are looking forward to integrate our technology in a whole new generation of trading cards and trading card games.”

“We were looking for a market ready technology like this for a long time”, said Nico Blauw, CEO of Upper Deck International BV. “It is amazing to see the potential behind this for all of our customers”.

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