BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release

Transformers News: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011 11:04AM CST

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We just received word from site sponsor BigBadToyStore.com that the initial wave of Hasbro's Transformers Prime figures are now available for pre-order.


Hi ... we’ve just listed the first waves of Hasbro’s Transformers Prime line of figures! An important note about this line that we’d like you to pass on to your readers. This ‘First Edition’ line is a specialty market exclusive with limited distribution. BBTS will be carrying the full lineup, get your preorders in and you can count on us to fill your order.

The Transformers Prime "First Edition" listings at BBTS include:


Entertainment Pack:
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21018&mode=retail

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Deluxe Wave 1 and Wave 1.5
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2819&company=0&category=8092

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Voyager Wave 1
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/menu.aspx?menu=2819&company=0&category=8095

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Role Play Blaster
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com/bbts/product.aspx?product=HAS21017&mode=retail


Thanks!

Joel Boblit
http://www.bigbadtoystore.com
Credit(s): BBTS
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Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309908)
Posted by ZenPrime on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:16am CST
Did I read that right? TF Prime toy line not available at retail stores? That doesn't seem like a smart move on Hasbro part...
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309910)
Posted by Hypershock on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:19am CST
Yea, kinda doesn't make sense....
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309911)
Posted by Blackstreak on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:23am CST
Get your orders in before the scalpers. The secondary market is going to skyrocket.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309913)
Posted by ashe5k on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:26am CST
Great, so if I want Megatron and the kids, I HAVE to get the deluxe Prime? Which then makes Megatron a deluxe only as well?

Maybe just get the deluxe set of four and the two Voyagers and hope Megatron gets a Voyager release later.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309914)
Posted by Mkall on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:31am CST
I'm going to wait for the eventual, inevitable Voyager Megatron to go with Prime.

If someone doesn't want the human figures, I'll gladly buy them from you
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309917)
Posted by RiddlerJ on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:33am CST
That can't be correct. Maybe BBTS is just trying to goose buyers. :???:

These will probably show up in droves five months from now, just like the Generations figures.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309920)
Posted by Forgotten on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:41am CST
I think that just means these are getting a limited early release. There's no way that Hasbro will not release these en mass by Feb.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309922)
Posted by ashe5k on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:45am CST
RiddlerJ wrote:That can't be correct. Maybe BBTS is just trying to goose buyers. :???:

These will probably show up in droves five months from now, just like the Generations figures.


The Generations figures NEVER made it to my area in NW Ohio, except for a small chunk and they sold out FAST.

I'm thinking if these are limited, BBTS might be the best way to go.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309926)
Posted by DreamersImperial on November 8th, 2011 @ 11:59am CST
That's a load of crap!

It'd better not be right...I'm not paying 60 bucks just for those two voyagers that should be readily available for 19.99 each at retail. >.>
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309927)
Posted by Requiem Prime on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:01pm CST
ashe5k wrote:Great, so if I want Megatron and the kids, I HAVE to get the deluxe Prime? Which then makes Megatron a deluxe only as well?

Maybe just get the deluxe set of four and the two Voyagers and hope Megatron gets a Voyager release later.


That's my gamble too.

RiddlerJ wrote:That can't be correct. Maybe BBTS is just trying to goose buyers. :???:

These will probably show up in droves five months from now, just like the Generations figures.


Or maybe Hasbro decided if the cast was getting upgraded toys anyway, they're ditching the First Edition line to a market that will have an easier time getting them to people. I don't know about you, but retail is terrible in my region.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309931)
Posted by munckee on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:07pm CST
im surprised no one has come to correct all you guys here yet and make you feel better :P

please note the title of the article and the paragraph at the beginning also notes: FIRST EDITION will not be avalable at retail
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309932)
Posted by Hypershock on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:09pm CST
Forgotten wrote:I think that just means these are getting a limited early release. There's no way that Hasbro will not release these en mass by Feb.


I agree, but they've been teasing the release since at least June. so it really would suck if they led us on all year, then "Whoop, just kidding, we're not actually releasing them!" :BANG_HEAD:
Maybe Toys'r'us......
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309934)
Posted by SlyTF1 on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:10pm CST
What the hell!? I'm going to be pissed if these aren't released at retail!
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309938)
Posted by rpetras on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:15pm CST
I want this line, but not enough to pay that much of a premium for it.

I think I'll be holding out.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309941)
Posted by jamiko on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:20pm CST
This is a load of B.S. Hasbro isn't stupid; they now that most of their sales come from parents being harassed by their kids into buying toys. Where does this harassment take place, at the Targets, Walmarts and other toy stores of the world. We collectors make up omly a small portion of total sales. More than making collectors happy Hasbro wants to make money; they're a bussiness for Christ's sake. Releasing the Prime figures only on an obscure website (maybe not to you and me, but to much of the general consuming public) make no bussiness sense. I'll say it again; Hasbro wants to make MONEY,it's their job.
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309943)
Posted by King Slick on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:25pm CST
The worst part is...


I don't have my store yet. :twisted:
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309945)
Posted by D-340 on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:37pm CST
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU.................................. :-x
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309950)
Posted by Atomatron on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:42pm CST
everyone relax, these just may have a sticker or something saying First Edition, unless thats incredibly important to you and not the toy.

All will be in mass retail a few weeks later
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309951)
Posted by nemesis-prime on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:44pm CST
this sux :-x i just got a new apartment so i dont have extra money for these...guess ill have to wait till the mass release. btw new apt has a big storage area for my bots :grin:
Re: BBTS News: Hasbro Transformers Prime - Just Listed! First Edition Wave Will Be a Limited Market Release (1309957)
Posted by Hypershock on November 8th, 2011 @ 12:53pm CST
Atomatron wrote:everyone relax, these just may have a sticker or something saying First Edition, unless thats incredibly important to you and not the toy.

All will be in mass retail a few weeks later

munckee wrote:im surprised no one has come to correct all you guys here yet and make you feel better :P

please note the title of the article and the paragraph at the beginning also notes: FIRST EDITION will not be avalable at retail


So basically what you're saying is the same toys will still be available at retail cept without that lil "Good Housekeeping seal of approval" that is First Edition?

Hope you're right.....

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