Funrise to launch range of Rocket League replica cars

Funrise has announced a new partnership with video game developer Psyonix to create a range of customisable and remote-controlled Rocket League replica cars, in a deal brokered by IMG.

The new Rocket League branded collection will feature several customisable cars, including mini-RCs and full-size RCs that allow players to bring the video game Rocket League to life. The replicas are based on some of the most popular cars from the Rocket League franchise, including Octane, Dominus, Fennec, and Takumi.

“We are so excited to welcome Rocket League into our family of toys and bring the fun of the game to life for fans around the world,” says Stephanie Simpson Bughi, Funrise Vice President of Global Brand Marketing. “Rocket League engages users in endless fun through a riveting combination of soccer and cars, and we are confident that fans will welcome the expansion of the Rocket League world through our new series of cars.”

The range of Rocket League cars will be launching globally in autumn 2022 and will offer a variety of price points from US$14.99 to US$39.99 (MSRP).

Winner or nominee of more than 150 “Game of the Year” awards, Rocket League is one of the most popular and recognisable video game brands worldwide. It’s free to play and available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation4, PlayStation5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on Epic Games Store.

Funrise has a 30+ year history in the design, manufacture and distribution of toys worldwide. Its portfolio consists of internal brands including BFF Bright Fairy Friends, Gazillion, Mighty Fleet, Fart Ninjas, Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty and more, as well as licensed properties from partners such as Cat and other global entertainment companies.

About Tessa Clayton

A former Chief Sub of Red magazine, Tessa Clayton is the Digital Editor of Licensing.biz and ToyNews. As a freelance journalist she specialised in writing about parenting and family life, and has contributed to a wide variety of publications and websites including Tesco online, Mother & Baby, Livingetc, Junior, Boots Health & Beauty, Practical Parenting and babycentre.co.uk. Get in touch at tessa.clayton@biz-media.co.uk

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