Funko secured a license to release Fortnite pop figures!
Fans and collectors rejoiced as Funko announced to launch Pokemon Pop line a week ago. Yesterday, the toy manufacturer revealed that they have secured the partnership to release Fortnite Pop figurines as well. The toys are expected to hit store shelves by the holidays of 2018. Perfect for a geeky present!
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Fortnite, a multiplayer shooter game will have its own branded collection. More than ten different product lines will be featured. This includes Funko’s iconic Pop! figures, 5 Star figures, Pint Size Heroes, Vynl, keychains, POP! apparel and more.
Funko had been making the miniature versions of popular (and not so popular) action figures of animes, movies, video and online games for ages 8 to 85!
All are winners!
Not only fans and toy collectors will benefit in this deal. Fortnite, whom has 40% stake in Epic Games also raised Funko’s stock market value by 12.18% by this partnership.
In a press conference, CEO of Funko, Brian Mariotti said:
“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 Fortnite’s incredible popularity and cultural significance and we believe our Funko Fortnite collectables will strongly resonate with fans of the game. We look forward to expanding this collection and combining our leading product capabilities with our strong retail platform.” –
No specific figures had been published just yet. No hints or any images were also shared by the company. But, we hope to see the adorable supply Llama pinata.
If this would be a hit. Funko definitely deserves the success. Cmon! there is still this nostalgic feeling when you open your new box of