With Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy having just recently released for PS4, it’s safe to say that excitement for the once-PlayStation mascot is at an all-time high, especially with the compendium’s sales in the UK having recorded the best week of any single-platform release in 2017 after its first week of availability in the region. Now, in order to capitalize on the hype for the cartoon marsupial, the toy and model manufacturer First 4 Figures has officially announced that it plans to release a high quality hand-painted statue of the games’ protagonist.
As seen in the video below from First 4 Figures, the Crash Bandicoot figure is available for pre-order now and stands at 9 inches tall, is made out of PVC materials, and has had its colors carefully painted by hand to ensure a high quality appearance. The model of the iconic video game character can be purchased for $89 total at one’s local retailer, or they can get an exclusive edition directly through First 4 Figures.
For those looking to obtain the hand-painted Crash Bandicoot model through pre-order, First 4 Figures is requiring that fans put down a non-refundable deposit of $45 – that is, roughly half of the full asking price. And while the figure can be gotten at a local retailer, the limited exclusive edition can again only be received through First 4 Figures, which will also net fans a premium deluxe box with an authenticity card, as well as 450 reward points to use for future purchases through First 4 Figures.
Of course, Crash Bandicoot is far from the first video game character to have received the First 4 Figures treatment, as the company recently put out several pricey editions of Solaire statues from the Dark Souls series. Not to mention, the toy and model company has also manufactured a beautiful, albeit expensive replicas of Majora’s Mask from The Legend of Zelda title of the same name.
Taking all of this into account, with the Crash Bandicoot statue from First 4 Figures being considerably cheaper than a lot of other wares to come from the company, it’s likely that they will sell out relatively quickly, so fans will want to pre-order their model as soon as possible. Hopefully, though, this reduction in price for the hand-painted Crash Bandicoot isn’t indicative of a lower quality product.
Pre-orders for First 4 Figures’ Crash Bandicoot statue are live now, and it is set to release sometime in August 2017.
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