Last month, it was announced Hasbro - the biggest toy maker in the world - would be releasing officially licensed Fortnite Nerf blasters in Spring 2019. Adding to this was the reveal of Fortnite-themed Monopoly - now available in all good toy stores.
In an interview with IGN at 2018's New York Comic-Con, Todd McFarlane - legendary comic book creator and the man behind McFarlane Toys - revealed his own company would be releasing action figures based on Epic Games' free-to-play battle royale title. The figurines will be released in waves, with the plan to eventually compress the time between the characters that drop in the game and release on shelves in action figure form. Todd made the following comments about the Fortnite brand:
I've been dealing with toys for over 20 years, and I've never had a brand this huge be so open to just creating new stuff - they were excited and I was twice as excited...2019 is going to be a big year for us.
At this point in time, no price or release date for the figurine line has been announced, but the aim is to get them out on shelves by this year's holiday season. Take a look at a look at the concept product below:
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