Epic Games and Funko have inked a deal to get many POP vinyl figures along with other collectibles by Christmas, ToyBuzz reported. And the new Fortnite toy line by Funko will be quite bit.
It will span over 10 product lines and will include POPs, 5 Star figures, Pint Size Heroes and more. There will also be keychains, POP apparel and a lot more stuff.
This latest deals cements Fortnite as one of the most popular videogames not only today, but from the past few years. If the new toy line is successful, then Fortnite might come closer to becoming the most popular videogame ever.
Fortnite is a free-to-play game that is a last-man-standing game where you compete with 99 other players in PVP battle royale. The game allows you to craft and loot and the interesting thing is that no two games played are alike. And you can also play with up to 3 friends in a team.
“We are thrilled to collaborate and partner with Epic Games to create the inaugural Fortnite product collection and to bring these characters to life for the first time. This collection will be a true celebration of Fornite’s incredible popularity and cultural significance, and we believe our Funko Fornite collectibles will strongly resonate with fans of the game”, Brain Mariotti, CEO of Funko, stated.
“We are all big fans of Funko’s collectables, so we were thrilled when we had the chance to partner with them on the Fortnite collection. We hope our players are as excited as we are about all of the cool stuff that’s on its wa”, Mark Rein, vice president of Epic Games, added to ToyNews.