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Let’s kick-it old-school! We’re giving you all the feels as we throw it back to 1998 when the now-famous Tamagotchi made its bold debut in the McDonald’s Happy Meal.

The virtual pet quickly captured the hearts of many, putting smiles on kids faces, and of course, pulling in the adults for hours of fun and play. Before long, it was a must-have toy and it was all the rage!

Through the years of various iterations, and most recently a massive relaunch in North America, Tamagotchi has evolved to cater to it’s dynamic audiences. But to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Happy Meal… come Thursday, November 7 in the U.S., you get the chance to relive your dream with your favorite virtual pet, and share it with the new generation of Tamagotchi lovers! Happy Meal fans are buzzing to get access to a version of the 1998 Tamagotchi, when it’s released in a group of 16 other toys in the limited-edition Surprise Happy Meal – available in more than 90 countries around the world. The start and end dates vary by country. 

Brace yourself for a blast from the past and gear up to take a stroll down memory lane and play that little game that made you swoon when you picked it up as part of your McDonald’s Happy Meal!

This exciting promotion runs in the U.S. until November 11 while supplies last, so don’t wait, head over to a participating store to get a Surprise Happy Meal for a chance to get a Tamagotchi today!  Click here to more information!

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