Source: JumpStart

ICYMI, Neopets is back! If you’ve neglected your virtual pets since the early aughts, now is the time to go check in, as the Neopets brand has returned with new apparel, jewelry, and more featuring your Neopets faves over the past two years. 

Now, JumpStart — owner of the Neopets website  — has inked a licensing deal with sports and entertainment collectibles company Upper Deck to release a new line of Neopets collectible trading cards. (Yep, you read that right.)

Arriving nearly a decade after the first Neopets Trading Card game, this new trading card collection will feature fan-favorite characters, unlockable paintbrush achievements, and more. The cards are designed to appeal to both long-time Neopets lovers and newer generations who are just discovering the brand.

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The new Neopets trading card collection will launch in May and will be available at upperdeckepack.com, the online platform where fans can buy, collect, and trade cards and collectibles with other fans around the world. 

But that’s not all — in addition to this year’s trading card launch, Upper Deck has plans to release a new Neopets trading card game next year, in late summer.

More details about the trading cards, including opportunities to earn exclusive achievements, will be announced closer to the launch date. Fans can stay up to date about this launch and all things Neopets by following @neopetsofficialaccount on Instagram and @neopets on Twitter.