Fortnite Monopoly And Nerf Blasters Are Coming
Because of course they are.
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Epic Games has partnered with toy and board game giant Hasbro for a number of new merchandise based on Epic's mega-popular battle royale game, Fortnite.
Following a recent leak, Epic's Donald Mustard shared an image of the final art for Fortnite Monopoly. He also confirmed that, of course, it's going to have some kind of last-player-standing theme. "It's so so fun and such a unique spin on the classic game mashed up with last player standing Fortnite." The board game arrives on October 1.
Thrilled to show you the final art and game board for Fortnite Monopoly! It’s so so fun and such a unique spin on the classic game mashed up with last player standing Fortnite. In stores Oct 1st!!! pic.twitter.com/aNqJmvfpb2— Donald Mustard (@DonaldMustard) September 6, 2018
As for the Nerf blasters, a spokesperson for Hasbro told IGN that the toy guns will "immerse fans into the player-versus-player action of the game, letting them play out the Battle Royale in real-world settings with blasters and accessories that emulate the onscreen battles Fortnite is known for."
This is not the first time Hasbro has teamed up with a video game studio. There are many, many different video game versions of Monopoly, including Halo Monopoly and Monopoly Gamer featuring Super Mario characters. And this is not the first non-gaming Fortnite merchandise, as Epic already partnered with a costume company for Fortnite Halloween costumes and more.
In other Fortnite news, the game's big High Stakes event is going on now--here's everything you need to know about it.
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