Check out how Pinoy ARMYs are celebrated and reacted to the launch of the McDonald’s BTS Meal in the Philippines.
The wait is finally over. The BTS Meal from McDonald’s is finally in the Philippines! It’s safe to say that this collaboration has a lot of hype behind it and a lot of people have been waiting for this to finally arrive. Aside from the fact that the meal is a collaboration with BTS, it is also the first time a McDonald’s Famous Meal is available in the country. You can currently by the meal without the need for a reservation. You can get it through McDelivery, drive-thru, take-out, and dine-in.
The BTS Meal comes with 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, medium fries, and a medium Coke. It will also come with Sweet Chili and Cajun sauces inspired by popular recipes from McDonald’s South Korea. To celebrate this momentous occasion, PH ARMYs all over the country and even McDonald’s Philippines themselves have gotten in on the festivities. We rounded up our favorite reactions from Pinoy ARMY about the launch of the BTS Meal in the country.
McDonald’s Philippines goes all out
To celebrate the launch of the BTS Meal, Mcdonald’s PH decided that they weren’t just going to send out a simple tweet. They understood the assignment and decided to decorate many of their restaurants with purple balloons, streamers, and other BTS themed decorations. They also played BTS songs in the restuarants and had signs that said things like “This is the maknae line” and “Dancers line up here”. It’s clear that PH ARMY loved the care and dedication they placed into it.
mcdo katip is where i get picked up for work and i decided to go in when i saw purple balloons and wow they’re ready! they are even playing BTS songs as we speak. gurl im so kilig pls #BTSXMcD #BTSMeal pic.twitter.com/Tm9XRunavf— A⁷ (@lagelimolala) June 16, 2021
One thing is for sure, @McDo_PH understood the assignment. 😌— Only Bangtan PH ⟭⟬ (@OnlyBangtanPH) June 17, 2021
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Enjoy your #BTSMeal PEARLS and don’t forget to say thank you to the crew. #BTS #BTSMealPH @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/jHdBZfqhYB
Biggest McDonalds in the Philippines is awash in purple
Out of all the McDonald’s branches that were decorated for the launch, the one that really got our attention was the branch in San Fernando, Pampanga. The McDonald’s branch there is not only the biggest in the country, but it is the biggest in Asia. The branch at Capital Town turned purple and had a lot of purple-colored decorations surrounding the branch.
📸 Asia’s Largest McDonalds branch at Capital Town in San Fernando, Pampanga Philippines turns into purple theme for the #BTSMeal launching (June 18).— Only Bangtan PH ⟭⟬ (@OnlyBangtanPH) June 17, 2021
Thank you @McDo_PH! 💜💜💜#BTS #방탄소년단 @BTS_twt pic.twitter.com/idcjtSUvnN
Mcdo Capital Town Pampanga! Ready to serve the BTS MEAL! 🥺💜 pic.twitter.com/PYB1t9vBtt— Bunny PH Shop || Butter LONG DOP (@bunnyloveph) June 17, 2021
Customizing and preserving the packaging
For ARMY, the BTS Meal isn’t just a meal to eat and enjoy. It also serves as a collector’s item and something for the fans. After all, this collaboration won’t last and already people have bought the BTS Meal packaging online for thousands of pesos. Because of this, a few creative Pinoy ARMY decided to customize the packaging and turn it into all sorts of items. A few framed the packaging, others turned it into a key chain, some made it into a journal spread, and someone even turned it into a ref magnet. Check out some of the creative ways ARMY immortalized the packaging below.
I feel so extra today. So I made my bts meal packaging more special. Instead of throwing it away, I recycled them and made some stuff out of it. 🥰💜 #BTSXMcDonalds #BTSMealPH @McDo_PH 💜 pic.twitter.com/3oshNNxIAN— KC 🐰🐻 (@vnillakoone) June 17, 2021
I made keychains from my BTS meal today. I had a bit extra time this noon and thought a bit of doing a diy.— ⁷ Val •᷄ʚ •᷅ (@chubbychimmy_) June 16, 2021
Love the results 💜💛 they’re so pretty! #bts #btsmeal #McDonaldsxBTS pic.twitter.com/ujZdJq0CJT
Made a journal spread out of mcdo x bts packages. 💜 pic.twitter.com/jwyPHp6hQs— via⁷ (@snowtimetaetaet) June 17, 2021
Customization/ keepsake process I’ve done so far from the Mcdo X BTS meal packaging. Will probably add more. 💜 pic.twitter.com/aXjJ3DF881— 🌛💜 (Aileen) 🐱🐹🐿️🎶 (@YoonJinnie85) June 17, 2021
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