Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st

Transformers News: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st

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We just received an update on the return of the Transformers Prime First Edition line and the BigBadToyStore Transformers Prime Dark Energon line from our friends at Hasbro. See details below:


Transformers Prime First Edition and Dark Energon Update

Transformers Prime First Edition and Dark Energon Update



Transformers fans,

At Comic-Con, the Transformers team announced that the Transformers Prime First Edition action figure line would be made available at Toys R Us. We’re excited to share with you that BigBadToyStore.com and Entertainment Earth will also carry the line. The Transformers Prime First Edition items that will be available at all three of these retailers include:

Deluxe Scale:
· STARSCREAM

· ARCEE

· TERRORCON CLIFFJUMPER

· VEHICON


Voyager Scale:
· BULKHEAD

· OPTIMUS PRIME


Additionally, BigBadToyStore.com will start pre-sell for their Dark Energon exclusive items that were announced at Comic-Con on September 1. The items in this line include:

Deluxe Scale:
· DARK ENERGON DEFENDER WHEELJACK

· DARK ENERGON KNOCKOUT

· DARK ENERGON STARSCREAM

· DARK ENERGON DEFENDER BUMBLEBEE


Voyager Scale:
· DARK ENERGON DEFENDER OPTIMUS PRIME

· DARK ENERGON MEGATRON

Credit(s): Hasbro
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Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414710)
Posted by C - 310 on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:11pm CDT
Hmm, they didn't say what date the 1st Ed. would become available though. (From what was in the article, it sounds like Sept 1 is the date for Dark Energon stuff only) The suspense!
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414712)
Posted by JackStraw on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:16pm CDT
Great great news! :APPLAUSE:

Hopefully they'll be ready available and not overpriced.

Now what are we supposed to do with all these PRID Bulkheads and Optimii? :P
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414715)
Posted by PrymeStriker on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:22pm CDT
C - 310 wrote:Hmm, they didn't say what date the 1st Ed. would become available though. (From what was in the article, it sounds like Sept 1 is the date for Dark Energon stuff only) The suspense!


At SDCC, it said the FEs were going to be released Nov '12.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414716)
Posted by craggy on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:30pm CDT
wouldn't mind a FE Bulkhead. Some of the Dark Energon repaints are pretty cool, but not sure I'm totally digging the translucency. Were Slicer solid colours I'd be getting him for sure. Suppose it works pretty nicely for Skywarp at least.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414718)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:32pm CDT
Terrorcon Cliffjumper will be mine :twisted:
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414724)
Posted by kirbenvost on August 29th, 2012 @ 8:54pm CDT
Nice, looking forward to picking up a Vehicon. Hopefully they get released in Canada, but even if not it'll still be cheaper than the Takara one.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414728)
Posted by Doubledealer93 on August 29th, 2012 @ 9:03pm CDT
totally getting more vehicons and terrorcon cliffjumper.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414735)
Posted by PrymeStriker on August 29th, 2012 @ 9:08pm CDT
I'm only up for Bulk, Prime, and Terrorcon Cliff. That's about it.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414736)
Posted by Hypershock on August 29th, 2012 @ 9:12pm CDT
Sah-weeet, imma be gettin me a Screamer, bulk, and maybe a Prime :-B
I wanna hold out for the normal cliff though, i like his look better
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414747)
Posted by bkz on August 29th, 2012 @ 9:28pm CDT
Anyone know what time on the 1st the pre-orders will be available?
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414751)
Posted by Hypershock on August 29th, 2012 @ 9:45pm CDT
bkz wrote:Anyone know what time on the 1st the pre-orders will be available?


I wish :BOOM:
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414782)
Posted by Sabrblade on August 29th, 2012 @ 10:57pm CDT
What's with the "Defender" part of the Dark Energon Autobots' names?
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414790)
Posted by PrymeStriker on August 29th, 2012 @ 11:18pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:What's with the "Defender" part of the Dark Energon Autobots' names?


Sales gimmick?
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414800)
Posted by mooncake623 on August 29th, 2012 @ 11:48pm CDT
looking for preorders if not i will miss it =/
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414806)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on August 30th, 2012 @ 12:05am CDT
Im sure they'll be extremely overpriced, gonna say $25 for a deluxe & $50 for a voyager. I would like to pick up an Arcee but not paying an arm and a leg for one, my collection will be just fine with out one.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414809)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on August 30th, 2012 @ 12:16am CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:Im sure they'll be extremely overpriced, gonna say $25 for a deluxe & $50 for a voyager. I would like to pick up an Arcee but not paying an arm and a leg for one, my collection will be just fine with out one.


Toy'r'us should have them for regular price.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414860)
Posted by jspags15 on August 30th, 2012 @ 7:12am CDT
I don't understand the distribution of the Prime line at all. I've never seen any of the PRiD figures other then at some Walmarts and now the stopped putting them out because of the Cybertron line filling the racks. I already have all of these figures because hasbro led us to believe the states weren't getting them, especially a terrorcon CJ, I thought that was a Takara exclusive. I hate Hasbro, release the figures on a normal schedule.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414869)
Posted by GuyIncognito on August 30th, 2012 @ 7:48am CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:Im sure they'll be extremely overpriced, gonna say $25 for a deluxe & $50 for a voyager.


The Dark Energon figures from BBTS will probably be that much, but I'm sure the TRU FE figs will be normal TRU prices.
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414881)
Posted by AutobotMR2 on August 30th, 2012 @ 8:12am CDT
I would get that DE Wheeljack in a heartbeat if someone can give me help me with covering up his 2 Autobot symbols so I can tack on some 'con symbols and make him Slicer. :grin: :grin:
Re: Transformers Prime First Edition to be Available at Toys"R"Us, BBTS, & Entertainment Earth - BBTS Exclusive Dark Energon Pre-Orders Open September 1st (1414993)
Posted by SpaceKaseJase on August 30th, 2012 @ 2:30pm CDT
Started collecting TF prime a little late, but I am only missing a few for my collection. I am glad I haven't opened anything yet after reading this lovely tidbit. I've got RID Optimus and Bulkhead, so I may take them back to Target in order to get the FE ones. They are really the only RID I have that I want to take back. Am desparately wanting RID Vehicon, but may settle for FE. So, November is roughly when FE will hit TRU?