“September 27TH, 2017 – Today, Ubisoft® announced a new and long-term collaboration with Focal, a global leader in high fidelity products. Focal’s Listen Wireless headphones customised for Assassin’s Creed Origins will sell exclusively on the Ubisoft Store. Additionally, renowned French jeweler Tournaire has crafted an extremely limited number of Focal’s Utopia headphones featuring yellow gold design elements.
The first collection, Assassin’s Creed Origins Listen Wireless Headphones, has been designed exclusively for the Ubisoft Store in a limited series of 2,222 units
Equipped with Bluetooth® wireless technology, the Listen Wireless headphones offer Assassin’s Creed fans an exceptional product of French expertise with a sophisticated design. The quality of Focal headphones will let them enjoy high quality sound for up to 20 hours while immersing them into the huge world of Assassin’s Creed Origins. They are also equipped with a “clear voice capture” double microphone system for even greater clarity of speech and conversations. The design celebrates the upcoming launch of the new Assassin’s Creed game.
Involving French jeweler Tournaire®, a synonym for excellence and uniqueness in jewelry, Focal have pushed the partnership on Assassin’s Creed even further. Tournaire® will release the numbered copies of a custom-designed, handcrafted headphones, Assassin’s Creed Origins Utopia by Tournaire®. A 3D artist, an art caster and a goldsmith worked together with the jeweler for several months in order to create this piece of art which features yellow gold design elements, which comes as a celebration of Ancient Egypt, the setting of Assassin’s Creed Origins. This incredible piece of art will include 18-carat gold elements. The headphones are displayed on a bronze head of Assassin’s Creed Origins’ protagonist, Bayek, also a limited edition, of 10 numbered pieces.
Assassin’s Creed Origins Utopia by Tournaire® and mount are displayed on demand at Tournaire’s boutique in Paris (7 place Vendôme – Cour Vendôme, 75001 Paris).
“Focal and Ubisoft share the same commitment to excellence, enhanced service and creating an emotional connection. The Assassin’s Creed Origins limited headphones represent a first step for a long term collaboration”, said François Tallec, Director of Licensing Out and Publishing at Ubisoft EMEA.
“Sound is a key element in gaming for a true immersive experience. Focal, leaders in the hi-fi acoustic world, is proud to collaborate with Ubisoft for the launch of Assassin’s Creed Origins. This is the first step of a French partnership dedicated to excellence in these two matching universes”, said Sébastien Dumas, FOCAL Brand and Communication Director.
“Making unique creations and masterpieces is part of the philosophy of Tournaire. This partnership showcases outstanding French expertise. It is always a pleasure to work in collaboration with innovating brands and pushing boundaries to make exceptional creations” said Mathieu Tournaire, Managing Director and Creative Director at Tournaire
Since the very beginning and the very first Assassin’s Creed game, ten years ago, the Assassin’s Creed franchise has always been about epicness, history, mystery and beauty. Assassin’s Creed origins set the beginning of everything. The action takes place in Ancient Egypt, inviting players to explore the most mysterious place in history, during a crucial period that will shape the world and give rise to the Assassin’s Brotherhood. Plunged into a living, systemic and majestic open world, players will discover vibrant ecosystems, made of diverse and exotic landscapes that will provide them with infinite opportunities of pure exploration, adventures and challenges.
The Listen Wireless headphones, Assassin’s Creed Origins by Focal will be sold exclusively on the Ubisoft Store for a unit price of €249.
Assassin’s Creed Origins Utopia by Tournaire® is sold at a unit price of €50,000 and the bronze head of Bayek for a unit price of €12,000.“
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