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Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97!

Transformers News: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97!

Saturday, December 7th, 2013 2:38PM CST

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If you thought Generations Metroplex being on sale at Costco for a whopping price of $79.99 was absolute nuts, then check this out! Seibertron user Shockwave260 dropped by to let us know that the tallest Transformer is on sale at Costco for a staggering, wallet-friendly price of $49.97! Shockwave260 provided us with an image of this sale.

Transformers News: Costco Sale: Metroplex for $49.97!
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Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533737)
Posted by Manterax Prime on December 7th, 2013 @ 2:42pm CST
Well, this is sure to be good news for the Metroplex fans that are Costco members.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533738)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on December 7th, 2013 @ 2:55pm CST
Is this for Canada too? Or is it just Costco in the US?
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533740)
Posted by gjcv1408 on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:08pm CST
couldnt find it at local costco so i gave up on it. good find for those where costco has them..
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533742)
Posted by Shockwave260 on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:39pm CST
The sale was on a store's existing inventory. They didn't bring any in for this from what an employee told me. Our store is only a few months old so they opened with piles of these at first. There was about 15 or so when I was there today.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533743)
Posted by Blozor on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:56pm CST
Wooooow, the price of these are dropping like Ospreys. I bet Hasbro won't be investing in a Generations Trypticon to go along with him anytime soon.

There's a 3rd party company with plans to make their own Metroplex and I'm like WHYYYY. If you want to invest capital in something that scale, give us a damn Trypticon. We already have our Metroplex, and if it's having a hard time selling at $125, people are certainly not going to pay hundreds more for a knock-off.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533744)
Posted by YRQRM0 on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:58pm CST
Dang, I got him there for 80, can't believe it would go any lower than that. Crazy how he's already 200 on ebay...
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533745)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:59pm CST
:-? Hmmm so it sounds like they were priced to go out the door consider the number they had. That's what it sounds like to me. What do you all think? I was lucky to have found one at a local Costco but to be a member at this location at this price is just phenomenal. Congrats on this great find man! ;)^ :VEHI:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533746)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 7th, 2013 @ 3:59pm CST
Blozor wrote:Wooooow, the price of these are dropping like Ospreys. I bet Hasbro won't be investing in a Generations Trypticon to go along with him anytime soon.


I think you need to take a look at your calendar and surroundings again...
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533748)
Posted by Shockwave260 on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:16pm CST
YRQRM0 wrote:Dang, I got him there for 80, can't believe it would go any lower than that. Crazy how he's already 200 on ebay...


If you bought him in the last 30 days they will refund the difference. I got one a few weeks ago and they gave me the price difference back.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533749)
Posted by Triptykon on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:20pm CST
No Costco near me. Dammit, I want to pick this up pretty bad too.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533751)
Posted by Crosscheck on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:33pm CST
All I want is a second rifle for my existing one. I might get a second one and take the rifle from it and convert the other one into a Decepticon city of some sort (I am thinking dark gray, purple, and light blue or dark gray, purple and orange color-scheme), and give it different handheld weapons (like a bazooka and a sword or something).
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533753)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:39pm CST
Crosscheck wrote:All I want is a second rifle for my existing one. I might get a second one and take the rifle from it and convert the other one into a Decepticon city of some sort (I am thinking dark gray, purple, and light blue or dark gray, purple and orange color-scheme), and give it different handheld weapons (like a bazooka and a sword or something).


How about Zone Metrotitan?

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Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533755)
Posted by gothsaurus on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:49pm CST
Sheesh. I can't even find one at full price in my state to buy. Makes me cranky.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533756)
Posted by Crosscheck on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:50pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
Crosscheck wrote:All I want is a second rifle for my existing one. I might get a second one and take the rifle from it and convert the other one into a Decepticon city of some sort (I am thinking dark gray, purple, and light blue or dark gray, purple and orange color-scheme), and give it different handheld weapons (like a bazooka and a sword or something).


How about Zone Metrotitan?

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Naw. The story I came up with is that a Decepticon race car (repainted Scamper, working on a name) found a sleeping Metrotitan, and "reprogrammed" it into a Decepticon. The process drove the Metrotitan insanse, turning it into Monstrocity (note the spelling).
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533757)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:51pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
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I'm hoping HasTak will do the right thing and give us this one. Change or alter the name for what ever reason and repaint Metroplex please! :VEHI:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533759)
Posted by Mindmaster on December 7th, 2013 @ 4:53pm CST
Crosscheck wrote:Monstrocity


You clever bastard. 8)
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533761)
Posted by Crosscheck on December 7th, 2013 @ 5:22pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:
Crosscheck wrote:Monstrocity


You clever bastard. 8)

If I was clever, I would not have to plan a custom around a figure I want for one of his BFGs...
I will probably just end up waiting for one of the 3P rifles to come out, unless they cost the same as the whole Metroplex.

Maybe a big hammer instead of a gun. He has two guns anyway. A hammer works for a Transformer bent on destroying things. Plus, Monstrocity isn't supposed to be smart. I could work it into being a Tower for him too. As long as my Metroplex ends up with a second rifle in the process.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533770)
Posted by megatronus on December 7th, 2013 @ 6:52pm CST
This is glorious.

I got my Metroplex at CostCo for 80... but am strongly considering getting a second.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533774)
Posted by mooncake623 on December 7th, 2013 @ 7:49pm CST
wow at $50 I kind of want one. I can't be bother to go to a Costco though..
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533780)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 7th, 2013 @ 8:12pm CST
GOD FAWKING DAMMIT AMERICA!
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Seriously, I'll pass on making the usual jelly tamper tantrum and ask if there's a nice American out there who could be kind enough to middleman me one at that price. Even the 45$ of shipping it would cost would be worth it.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533783)
Posted by UltraPrimal on December 7th, 2013 @ 8:54pm CST
Hot damn! Any Ontarians going down to the States want to pick me up one? I'd love a non-audio-neutered version.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533788)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on December 7th, 2013 @ 10:02pm CST
for $50 id probably pick one up, but i dont have a costco around here so ill just wait and see if it goes on clearance for cheap
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533800)
Posted by Tresob on December 7th, 2013 @ 11:40pm CST
That's crazy cheap, and I'd be mighty tempted to buy it (if I was a Costco member and stumbled upon one), but knocking $70 off the price still wouldn't give me the space in my house to keep it.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533804)
Posted by megatronus on December 8th, 2013 @ 12:07am CST
-Kanrabat- wrote:GOD FAWKING DAMMIT AMERICA!
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Seriously, I'll pass on making the usual jelly tamper tantrum and ask if there's a nice American out there who could be kind enough to middleman me one at that price. Even the 45$ of shipping it would cost would be worth it.

I plan on stopping by my local CostCo tomorrow... if you're serious and would cover shipping/PayPal fees, send me a PM and I'll try and pick one up for you.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533806)
Posted by Fires_Of_Inferno on December 8th, 2013 @ 12:49am CST
Before I left for the gym, I phoned my local Costco (I'm in Canada), and the guy told me that Metroplex was currently $89, and was dropping in price by 30 bucks on the 10th! Long-story-short, I've been going to the gym, ladies, get at me!

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I wasn't really at the gym. :I
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533809)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 8th, 2013 @ 1:20am CST
megatronus wrote:I plan on stopping by my local CostCo tomorrow... if you're serious and would cover shipping/PayPal fees, send me a PM and I'll try and pick one up for you.


PM sent.

Thanks!
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533835)
Posted by craggy on December 8th, 2013 @ 8:00am CST
I can't believe it's not butter!

If there's anyone out there who can pick one up for me I'd be very grateful and would definitely cover all costs.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533855)
Posted by megatronus on December 8th, 2013 @ 10:56am CST
NEWS CREW -

Addendum on this story: not all CostCo stores have this sale. It appears only stores in specific regions where Metroplex hasn't been selling have adopted this 49.97 promotional price.

I just got back from my local New York CostCo, and no stores in the entire Northeast have the 49.97 price - only 79.99. My store was out of stock, but I asked if the 49.97 price would be honored elsewhere in the region (there are a few that still have stock), and they said no.

So, be advised to call ahead to make sure you can indeed take advantage of what is certainly a remarkable deal - it might be too good to be true in some areas.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533858)
Posted by Magna Prime on December 8th, 2013 @ 11:03am CST
Ummmm. If someone would be interested in helping a bloke out on this deal email me at tr8285@hotmail.com
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533869)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on December 8th, 2013 @ 1:13pm CST
I knew it!! Priced to get them out the door. Funny how TRU can't do the same but maybe later perhaps. I went to a local TRU days ago and still found plenty Metro's keeping the shelf warm. :P :VEHI:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533880)
Posted by Emerje on December 8th, 2013 @ 2:57pm CST
Bah, I still haven't found one at retail at any price. Walmart, Target, Kmart, TRU, nobody even has the space set aside for him. :( This should have been a big Christmas stock item for all of these stores, but they're all banking on $60 BH Prime which I can't say has moved much.

Closest Costco to me within the US is 140 miles away in another state...

Emerje
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533901)
Posted by Bouncy X on December 8th, 2013 @ 5:12pm CST
i was at a comic convention this weekend and a few sellers had this guy, it was the first time i saw the box in person and damn....it was huge!! i knew how big he was but seeing it in person made it much more impressive!! only wish someone had him out of the box!
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533904)
Posted by cdavid3 on December 8th, 2013 @ 5:20pm CST
I stopped by a Costco here in CA that still had Metroplex and it was regular price at $80. The supervisor looked up the item number and said it was marked as "deleted" in their system which means they will not get more so that particular store was just getting rid of their inventory early. He said that is probably a low volume store and the one I visited was high volume store so they didn't price match. He said they could only price match instant rebates.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533942)
Posted by Autobot032 on December 8th, 2013 @ 10:44pm CST
Emerje wrote:Bah, I still haven't found one at retail at any price. Walmart, Target, Kmart, TRU, nobody even has the space set aside for him. :( This should have been a big Christmas stock item for all of these stores, but they're all banking on $60 BH Prime which I can't say has moved much.

Closest Costco to me within the US is 140 miles away in another state...

Emerje


Unfortunately, we've never had any confirmation of him being available at retail outside of Toys "R" Us. Wal*Mart didn't even have it in it's store systems awhile back. (I'm not sure if that status has changed.) Target's website has him, but it says it's only available online. KMart, no one even considered they'd carry it.

TRU is the only one with a brick & mortar presence that has carried it. Looks like they'll be the only ones, too. The rest of the retailers are all online only.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533944)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 8th, 2013 @ 10:54pm CST
Aw, fawk it. I'm just going to buy it from BBTD in January. Even with the 40-something shipping pricetag, It will ammount to 155$. Still cheaper than TrU's regular 160$+ all taxes included, AND for a non-mute version.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533968)
Posted by Regimus Prime on December 9th, 2013 @ 4:13am CST
After reading this I ran out to my local Costco in Carlsbad CA to see if they also had this price cut but to no avail. They still had about 12 left on the shelf priced at $79.99. I picked up two at this price back in October but wouldn't mind picking up another for this price. I'll check back this week. :BOT:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533969)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 9th, 2013 @ 4:23am CST
Maybe that deal was only at a SINGLE Costco because someone screwed up or something.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533977)
Posted by Crosscheck on December 9th, 2013 @ 8:10am CST
-Kanrabat- wrote:Maybe that deal was only at a SINGLE Costco because someone screwed up or something.

Nope, mine has them this way too.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1533993)
Posted by gothsaurus on December 9th, 2013 @ 9:29am CST
Same story here. I've never seen ANY Metroplexes show up in my state (Arkansas). If anyone would be up for helping out a brother, drop me a PM. Glad to pay shipping and a little gas money for grins. Cheers!
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534002)
Posted by paul053 on December 9th, 2013 @ 10:02am CST
Good. But my only problem is I still don't see any Metroplex at my local Costco yet.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534047)
Posted by Equinox234 on December 9th, 2013 @ 2:01pm CST
Which Costco did you find metroplex at? I couldn't find him at my Costco(California)
-Equinox234 :BOT:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534525)
Posted by irrelevant_muffins on December 11th, 2013 @ 12:20pm CST
I'm desperate to get this for a Christmas present but costco here says they don't have any in the entire state. If anyone is willing to pick me up one please let me know, will pay whatever expenses involved.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534527)
Posted by irrelevant_muffins on December 11th, 2013 @ 12:22pm CST
I'm desperate to get this for a Christmas present but costco here says they don't have any in the entire state. If anyone is willing to pick me up one please let me know, will pay whatever expenses involved.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534543)
Posted by AnimatedPlastic on December 11th, 2013 @ 2:00pm CST
Holy scrap! At that price I might army build this guy! :lol: All joking aside, If I see him at any of one of the Costcos I will pick another one up. Thanks for the Info, but I'm pretty sure in California, if it was that price they are all gone by now.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534608)
Posted by Equinox234 on December 11th, 2013 @ 6:06pm CST
You are probably right. I managed to get my leader class Optimus Prime from the revenge of the fallen series at Costco before they ran out and I managed to snag the last one in stock too! :BOT:
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534790)
Posted by Grendelspyce on December 12th, 2013 @ 1:47pm CST
I just called the Richmond, VA area Costco stores and discovered that there are almost no Metroplex's left in the Northeast - with the exception of the Concordville, PA Costco which has 10 left at the original $79.99 price. It would appear to me that the $49.99 price is triggered when there are only a few left in the store. Here is the info for the store in case anyone is nearby:

M-F 10:00am - 8:30pm
Sat. 9:30am - 6:00pm
Sun. 10:00am - 6:00pm

700 Evergreen Dr
Glen Mills, PA 19342
(610) 387-2205
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534845)
Posted by Spider5800 on December 12th, 2013 @ 7:37pm CST
Checked all 3 Costco's in my area and none even had him in stock. Still $100 at both local Toys r Us stores thought. Sucks, I would have snagged him instantly at that price.
Re: Generations Metroplex on sale at Costco for $49.97! (1534848)
Posted by -Kanrabat- on December 12th, 2013 @ 7:48pm CST
Spider5800 wrote:Checked all 3 Costco's in my area and none even had him in stock. Still $100 at both local Toys r Us stores thought. Sucks, I would have snagged him instantly at that price.


Know what suck more? having to buy the MUTED version at 161$ taxes included at the Canadian TrU.

I'll have no choice but to buy mine at BBTS. At least, he will talk and he will be 5$ cheaper.
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