In a recent announcement, Games Workshop has informed its dedicated fanbase that there will be an increase in the prices of its miniatures, starting March 6th. The news has left many fans disappointed, and some have taken to social media to express their frustration.
The price increase will affect all miniatures across the range, with an average increase of around 6%. According to Games Workshop, the price increase is necessary to ensure the continued development and production of high-quality miniatures.
The average change for plastic kits is about 6%. As an example of what you can expect, a Battle Sisters Squad goes up £1.50 from £36 to £37.50.*
“We understand that this news may come as a disappointment to many of our loyal fans,” the statement reads. “We’ve done our best to keep prices down on some of your hobby essentials, and we’re giving you a heads-up now so that you have plenty of time to take advantage of current prices.”
The news has sparked a mixed reaction from fans, with some expressing their disappointment and others voicing their understanding of the decision. Some fans have suggested that the price increase may lead to a decrease in sales, while others have stated that they will continue to support the brand regardless of the increase.
What prices are going to change:
- Plastic miniatures
- Forge World and Citadel resin miniatures
- Standard and Artificer Citadel brushes
- Spray paints
What prices are not changing:
- Starter sets
- Paint sets
- Paint pots
- Citadel Tools
- Codexes, rulebooks and battle tomes
- Synthetic STC brushes
Despite the price increase, Games Workshop has assured fans that it remains committed to delivering high-quality miniatures and a great gaming experience. The company has also promised to continue to invest in the development of new and exciting products for its fans to enjoy.
Read the announcement here!