Back in June, we reported about a contest where fans can vote for the cover art they want to see on the Best Buy exclusive edition of Game of Thrones: The Complete Third Season on Blu-ray and DVD. Today, HBO Home Entertainment has announced that the winner is the sigils from House Stark, House Targaryen, and House Lannister, beating out character art featuring Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke, and the new sigils of Houses Tyrell, Tully and Stannis Baratheon that were featured in Season 3. Take a look at the winning Blu-ray and DVD artwork, then read on for more information.
The people have spoken! While the citizens of Westeros have no voice in who will win the battle to rule the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros, Game of Thrones fans have cast their votes and the winner of the Best Buy exclusive Season 3 BD packaging fan poll has been decided. In a landslide victory, fans elected to bring back their favorite sigils. When the Season 3 box set hits shelves at Best Buy on February 18, 2014, the sigils for House Stark, House Targaryen and House Lannister will be proudly displayed.
The winning sigils won out over the competing "Character Edition," which featured Season 3 poster art of Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke, and "Season 3 New Sigils," which highlighted Houses Tyrell, Tully and Stannis Baratheon - all prominent players this season. Polling ran Monday, June 24 through Sunday, July 21 on the Game of Thrones Facebook page. Each page hosted a gallery of the exclusive packaging options and fans cast their single votes by "liking" the appropriate image.
The Best Buy exclusive packaging will be available in all retail locations nationwide. Information on the BD/DVD bonus features will be announced by the end of the year.