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Funko partners with Epic Games on Fortnite deal

Published on: 19th July 2018

The deal will see Funko create a range of Fortnite toys and collectibles, based on the online gaming phenomenon. 

The new Fortnite branded collection will feature more than 10 different product lines including Funko Pop! figures, 5 Star figures, Pint Size Heroes, Vynl, keychains, Pop! apparel and more.

Funko CEO Brian Mariotti commented: “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. Ultimately our goal is to create a powerful merchandise strategy for the Fortnite brand, as well as bring these amazing collectibles to fans around the world.”

The collection will be available for purchase at a broad array of retailers worldwide in time for the holiday season.

Shares of Funko are up 12.18% in pre-market action.

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