MGM’s classic sci-fi franchise, RoboCop has made its hotly tipped debut in hit free to play game, Fortnite.
In time to celebrate the franchise’s 35th anniversary this year, players will be able to bring it to life with inspired outfits and cosmetics in the Fortnite Item shop.
The collaboration includes the Robocop Outfit, the LEG-209 Back Bling and the leg of ED-209 that doubles as a Pickaxe. Additionally there will be a traversal Lil’ ED-209 Emote, where players using this Emote will be able to ride on a mini ED-209.
“RoboCop is celebrating its 35th anniversary this year and the thrilling sci-fi franchise continues to appeal to fans around the world,” commented Robert Marick, evp of global consumer products and experiences at MGM. “We are excited to work with Epic Games’ Fortnite on this RoboCop integration and bring dedicated fans new interactive experiences.”
Since the first film in 1987, RoboCop has gone on to have three film sequels, a live action and animated TV series, video games, books and ‘inspired by’ media campaigns and comics. The four films grossed over $350 million at the worldwide box office.