WWE issued the following press release about their new partnership with TOMY International:
TOMY International To Manufacture Officially Licensed Battling Toys Featuring WWE® Superstars
OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TOMY International, a leading global designer, producer and marketer of toys and infant products today announced a multi-year licensing agreement with WWE to produce battling toys featuring WWE Superstars that will be available at mass retailers in the Fall of 2019. Built upon WWE’s larger-than-life Superstars, the line will provide unique and evolving battling game play where fans will be able to pit their favorite Superstars against each other, choosing from the likes of John Cena
, The Rock, Undertaker, Seth Rollins, AJ Styles
and more. TOMY will produce a comprehensive, innovative line of battling toys for the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand.
“Partnering with WWE is an exciting opportunity for us to showcase our company’s long history of merging technology and innovation to bring the action and drama of WWE into fun battling toys that kids love to play with,” states Peter Henseler, President of TOMY International. “Our WWE line will reinforce all the action and entertainment that only WWE can provide, delivering on both the interactive battling game play value as well as providing kids the ability to recreate the excitement of one of the world’s most popular family sports and entertainment properties. With a little bit of TOMY magic built into every product, our WWE branded toys will be designed to delight kids around the world.”