October 10, 2017 | Egmont Updates, New Releases

Egmont set to bring Roblox books to life


Egmont Publishing are thrilled to announce an exciting new partnership with Roblox Corporation, the leading user-generated social gaming platform.

In 2018 Egmont will be releasing a wonderful variety of books exploring the characters, worlds, avatars and the diverse community of Roblox, as well as specific gameplay, in a partnership that will bring the incredible world of Roblox to life like never before.

Our partnership with Egmont will ensure a high-quality line of Roblox-based published books that our users have been asking for, and I am excited to be working with such a respected and experienced publisher as we expand our user-generated licensing initiatives in 2018.” David Baszucki, founder and CEO for Roblox

With over 64 million players visiting every month to create interactive adventures and roleplay, Roblox is a family-friendly platform that encourages learning as well as varied and exciting gaming in its immersive 3D worlds. Accessible on a range of devices- from smartphones to VR platforms- and enjoyed internationally, Egmont are delighted to partner with such a widely celebrated gaming platform.

We are extremely glad to be a partner of Roblox in this new project, which is the perfect next step of the Egmont global strategy for licensed publishing and we look forward to working with Roblox to deliver the first titles next year.” Silvia Figini, VP Global Licensing at Egmont Publishing.

Fans of all ages will be able to delve deeper into the compelling Roblox universe and continue to learn more about the hugely loved platform with books that will help players to continue powering their imagination.

Roblox resonates with its millions of fans in a deep and powerful way and we believe that our outstanding publishing program will build that relationship even further. As the number one publisher of gaming titles for children and young adults, Egmont is thrilled to welcome the largest social gaming platform in the world to its list of partners.” Emma Cairns-Smith, Head of Global Acquisitions at Egmont Publishing.

The first set of books are set to be published in the second half of 2018 and we are delighted to have commenced a wonderful partnership with Roblox.