McDonald’s launches Happy Meals for adults with toys included
The news we've all been waiting for.
McDonald's Happy Meals for adults are about to become a thing.
Going to one of the much-loved chains as a kid and picking up a hamburger, cheeseburger or chicken nugget Happy Meal was arguably one of the most exciting aspects of childhood.
Now, customers will be able to relive that moment, without feeling slightly tragic while doing it.
The fast-food giant has confirmed that adult Happy Meals are set to launch on Monday (3 October). While the roll-out is currently exclusively limited to US franchises, we can only hope the option will head to Ireland in the near future.
Announcing the news on Instagram, McDonald's confirmed what kind of items adults can expect to find in their boxes. And no, it's not the kind of 'toys' people are joking about on Twitter.
In my mind “adult toy happy meal” means something very different I think https://t.co/RWkJ8Okj9d
— Laurie (@thestuffofmemes) September 30, 2022
Customers can choose between a Big Mac or 10 chicken nuggets, which come with fries, a drink and a toy.
Four collectables from streetwear brand Cactus Plant Flea Market will be the first to be included in the specific adult-friendly Happy Meals.
Tariq Hassan, McDonald’s USA chief marketing and customer experience officer, said:
"We’re taking one of the most nostalgic McDonald’s experiences and literally repackaging it in a new way that’s hyper-relevant for our adult fan.
"I can’t wait to give fans a unique piece of art and culture as we dive headfirst into the dynamic world of Cactus Plant Flea Market together."