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Skylanders the Popular Video Game will be on Netflix
Skylanders Academy is a NEW Series Based on the Game!
Skylanders Academy will be available in October on Netflix. Netflix announced that a show based on the popular children’s game “Skylanders,” the first production from video game maker Activision, will be available in October.
Two seasons of 13 episodes each, called “Skylanders Academy,” is based on the video game, which contains the adventures of the Skylanders team, a group of heroes with special skills and unique attributes, traveling the vast Skylands universe.
The last five years there have been millions of families all over the world have bought Skylanders. Now the families will be able to watch this fan favorite on Netflix. As part of the so called “toys to life” industry this series will have a profound impact on the game sales and boost revenue for other merchandise, similar to Pokemon and Penguins of Madagascar. Created by Toys For Bob, the $3 billion Skylanders franchise has sold through more than 250 million toys since pioneering the toys-to-life category in 2011, and earlier this month Activision revealed Skylanders Imaginators, the latest innovation in the franchise.
Skyland Academy The Comic Book
The series follows the heroic adventures of the Skylanders team, a group of heroes with unique elemental skills and personalities who travel the vast Skylands universe, protecting it from evil-doers and showing the next wave of Academy cadets how to do things the “Skylander way.”
“‘Skylanders Academy’ gives us the opportunity to approach narrative storytelling with the same level of quality and excellence that millions of Skylanders fans have come to expect from the game,” said Activision Blizzard Studios Co-President Stacey Sher. “We’re inspired by our fans’ excitement for these characters and have worked hard to bring these characters to life with stories our fans will love.”
Skylanders Academy joins Netflix this October as a Netflix Original.