Fortnite is practically a household name these days. Gamers everywhere can queue up for a round of Fortnite on nearly every platform, including mobile devices. Now, fans will need to make room on their shelves for the new line of Funko Pop figurines that is slated to release later this year.
Today, Funko, Inc. announced that it has teamed up with Fortnite developer Epic Games to create a series of Fortnite toys and collectibles, which won’t be limited to just Funko Pop figures. According to the press release, the Fortnite-branded Funko collection will consist of more than ten different product lines, including Fortnite Funko Pop! figurines, 5 Star Figures, Pint Size Heroes, Vynl figures, keychains, and apparel.
“This collection will be a true celebration of Fortnite's incredible popularity and cultural significance, and we believe our Funko Fortnite collectibles will strongly resonate with fans of the game,” said Brian Mariotti, CEO of Funko. “We look forward to expanding this collection and combining our leading product capabilities with our strong retail platform.”
"We're all big fans of Funko's collectibles, so we were thrilled when we had the chance to partner with them on the Fortnite collection,” said Vice President of Epic Games, Mark Rein. “We hope our players are as excited as we are about all of the cool stuff that's on its way."
The Fortnite Funko collection has a “Holiday 2018” release window and will be available from “a broad array of retailers worldwide,” according to today’s press release. Expect to rush to the stores to be the first in line for these stocking-stuffers this holiday season. For more on Fortnite, visit our Fortnite game hub to learn about the new Battle Pass rewards and the latest map changes for Fortnite Season 5.