Press release -
Fortnite Battle Bus From Moose Toys Primed To Be Hot Holiday Toy
LONDON (August 1, 2019) – Building on the pop culture phenomenon of Fortnite, the No. 1 video game in the world, Moose Toys’ Fortnite collection expands to include the Battle Bus, dropping into stores today. The Battle Bus is the most important vehicle in the game and the centerpiece of Moose Toys’ Fortnite Battle Royale Collection for the holiday season. The bus complements a range of authentic play sets, vehicles and 2-inch mini action figures that bring Fortnite to life.
The 13-inch Battle Bus play set features the famous hot air balloon and comes with two exclusive outfits, Burnout and Funk Ops. Fans can display their favorite squad on top of the collectible-quality replica Battle Bus, with space to store an additional 15 mini figures inside.
“The Fortnite Battle Royale Collection is already the bestselling licensed brand in the action figure collectibles category. The introduction of the long-awaited Battle Bus is highly anticipated by Fortnite fans, and with strong presales and major support from retailers, it is expected to be one of the hottest toys in the industry this year,” said Joe Smith, global marketing director, Moose Toys.
The Fortnite Battle Royale Collection includes the following:
- Battle Bus Playset (MSRP £39.99) – The 13” Bus features the hot air balloon and comes with two exclusive characters, Burnout and Funk Ops. Fans can display their favorite squad on top of the replica Battle Bus, with space to store an additional 15 mini figures inside.
- Mega Fort Playset (MSRP £29.99) – Fans can build a fortress, blockade or barrier and use the Mega Fort playset’s exclusive figures, Tricera Ops and Blue Squire, to defend the fort.
- ATK (All Terrain Kart) (MSRP £14.99) – A fan favorite, the ATK can be loaded with a whole squad, including an exclusive Drift figure.
- Solo, Duo and Squad Pack Figure Assortments (MSRP £4.99-£14.99) – The Battle Royale Collection expands with 25 new figures including Beef Boss, Wukong and the limited-edition Mullet Marauder.
- X-4 Stormwing Dlx Plane (MSRP £29.99) Coming in October, kids can squad up and control the skies with the plane that holds up to seven Battle Royale Collection figures, including an exclusive Ice King figure.
The Fortnite Battle Royale Collection is available now at online and retail locations nationwide, wherever toys are sold. By the end of the year, the line will include 100 mini action figures from the hit game, allowing fans to fully build out the world of Fortnite. For more information, visit moosetoys.com or contact:
About Moose Toys
Moose Toys exists to make children Superhappy; it's at the heart of everything we do. The team has innovation in its DNA and is famous for the design, development and manufacture of award-winning toys that continue to disrupt the market! Moose Toys leads in categories including collectibles, craft, dolls, games and youth electronics and is consistently recognized as the most creative company in the industry.
We are a family-run business, but that doesn't mean we are small-time. We shook up the toy industry in 2014 with the global phenomenon Shopkins, and through these pint-sized characters, we reinvigorated the way children play. Not satisfied to stop at toys, we have also stretched ourselves into creating content and entertainment and making worldwide licensing deals. Moose calls Australia home, but our 500-strong team is scattered globally, spreading the Superhappy.