Striker Inks ‘Five Nights’ Pub Deal

Scottgames has partnered with Scholastic to develop a range of books based on the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” game franchise.

April 6, 2018

Striker Inks ‘Five Nights’ Pub Deal

Game franchise expands with books for young adults.

Scottgames has partnered with Scholastic to develop a range of books based on the “Five Nights at Freddy’s” game franchise.

Striker Entertainment, Scottgames’ worldwide licensing agent, brokered the deal.

As part of the agreement,

Five Nights are Freddy’s: The Silver Eyes

, a novel that was self-published last year, will be published by Scholastic in paperback this October.

“We are thrilled to be publishing the

Five Nights at Freddy’s

young adult book series and to partner with creator Scott Cawthon,” says Debra Dorfman, vice president and publisher, global licensing, and media consumer products, Scholastic. “This spine-chilling series will expand upon unsolved mysteries of the game’s lore as well as bring new fans unfamiliar with the games to new, hair-raising series to read.”

Additionally, Scholastic will launch a second and third title based on the game franchise in 2017 and 2018 respectively.

“I can’t think of a better marketing and publishing partner for ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ than Scholastic,”

says Scott Cawthon, creator, Five Nights at Freddy’s, “Their passion and commitment, coupled with their proven track record with franchise in the YA space, made them a natural choice for me.”

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