‘Shaun the Sheep’ gets multiple digital partners

Aardman, the studio behind Shaun the Sheep has announced the evolution of its licensing program with new digital partners for the franchise. Following the success of A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon, the brand continues to grow by broadcasting episodes in 170 territories worldwide, and launching its sixth series earlier this year. In March, Baidu brought characters from A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon to Facemoji Keyboard users worldwide. Downloads totaled over two million in the first month after launch. The animation studio set a global publishing deal with Greenlight Games for Home Sheep Home: Farmageddon Party Edition for Nintendo Switch. The agreement forms part of a multi-game deal with Hatch Kids, available on Android platforms. A partnership with Pixowl for a new experience in Sandbox, a user-generated blockchain metaverse was also announced. The experience will let users visit, engage and create within a curated Shaun the Sheep world. In November, players will be able to welcome personalised Shaun the Sheep attractions to the parks as Atari has signed a global deal with Roller Coaster Tycoon Touch. The attractions will include themed rides, entertainers, park accessories, restaurants, cafes and a Sheep Frills coaster. HTML5 game platform, Azerion will be remastering the popular suite of Shaun the Sheep Championsheeps games, launching in July for a summer of sporting fun. Also in HTML5, Shaun is chalking his cue for Cool Games in August, in an all new pool game, Shaun the Sheep Pool.