Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases

Transformers News: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012 10:30AM CDT

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We have received information that some of the highly sought after Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie Trilogy figures will be seeing a release in the near future. The catch is these will be at a higher price point and only released in the Asian market. The Movie All Star case consists of all Ques, and the "First Edition" case will feature Arcee, Cliffjumper, and Vehicon.

1) Movie Trilogy - solid Que

2) First Edition
  • Arcee x 2
  • Cluffjumper x3
  • Vehicon x 3
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Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376426)
Posted by Shadowstream on May 3rd, 2012 @ 10:35am CDT
So Hasbro's answer to the cry for the First Edition toys that didn't make it to the states... is to continue selling them in Asia?

:HEADHURTS:
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376431)
Posted by kirbenvost on May 3rd, 2012 @ 10:43am CDT
Well, at least it gives us another shot. Maybe I'll be able to get on board with Vehicon this time around.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376432)
Posted by RAcast on May 3rd, 2012 @ 10:43am CDT
Shadowstream wrote:So Hasbro's answer to the cry for the First Edition toys that didn't make it to the states... is to continue selling them in Asia?

:HEADHURTS:


Yeahh, that one's kinda lost on me too. =_=; I mean, at least release que under the generations like for god's sake.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376433)
Posted by CrimsonPrime on May 3rd, 2012 @ 10:43am CDT
Hmm I might have another chance to pick up FE Arcee :D. Guess I'll decide once it's released in retail.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376437)
Posted by El Duque on May 3rd, 2012 @ 10:53am CDT
Just keep in mind you would be importing these, if you live outside of Asia that is. Still nice to have another bite at the apple for those who missed out. If Que has the G1 head and deco I'll definitely import him.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376444)
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:01am CDT
Given he was four per case of eight first time around, I think it's a great desicion by Hasbro, not including Bee.

Maybe they're finally listening?
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376447)
Posted by Trikeboy on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:13am CDT
I'm in South Korea and I love this news. I wasn't satisfied with RiD cliffjumper and haven't got my Arcee or Vehicon yet (they are on their way right now). Getting the FE will be awesome. If I can stock up on Que's I will let you guys know and won't be a hideous scalper. FYI, the TFP Bumblebee/Starscream two pack is out here in force if anyone missed out on it.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376451)
Posted by Rodimus Prime on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:20am CDT
If the movie trilogy ends up including a leader Megatron, I'm gonna be PISSED.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376455)
Posted by AutobotCliffjumper on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:25am CDT
I'm just gonna say what everyone else (minus Asia lol)is thinking....WTFFFFFFF? :sad: :HEADHURTS:
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376459)
Posted by It Is Him on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:30am CDT
Hooray!
:michaelbay:
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376463)
Posted by Hypershock on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:34am CDT
goooooooddd dang it :???: :BANG_HEAD: :HEADHURTS:
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376468)
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:41am CDT
Rodimus Prime wrote:If the movie trilogy ends up including a leader Megatron, I'm gonna be PISSED.


As far as I can tell, these were announced, yet undistributed figures, I don't think DOTM Leader Megscwas ever on th cards?
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376470)
Posted by It Is Him on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:43am CDT
Pretender Skywarp wrote:
Rodimus Prime wrote:If the movie trilogy ends up including a leader Megatron, I'm gonna be PISSED.


As far as I can tell, these were announced, yet undistributed figures, I don't think DOTM Leader Megscwas ever on th cards?


Hasbro pretty much said as much that it wasn't happening. Same with Shockwave.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376477)
Posted by automan224 on May 3rd, 2012 @ 11:56am CDT
Positive note: vehicon is getting a Hasbro release and could be cheaper on eBay

Negative note: etheir way this goes down we Americans will still be dropping a lot of money for the toys

So if you dont have the FE figures I don't see their price getting lowered anytime soon
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376485)
Posted by Ravage XK on May 3rd, 2012 @ 12:32pm CDT
automan224 wrote:Positive note: vehicon is getting a Hasbro release and could be cheaper on eBay

Negative note: etheir way this goes down we Americans will still be dropping a lot of money for the toys



and so will the rest of us, the TF collecting world doesn't stop at your borders you know! ;)

This could be good news, we shall see what the prices end up being. I really want an FE Arcee and kicked myself for missing out.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376487)
Posted by CrimsonPrime on May 3rd, 2012 @ 12:45pm CDT
Y'know up until today I still wish they would make Leader DOTM Megatron x_x...Such a dumb move not to make him. Michael Bay finally give them a decent Earth-based alt mode and they refuse to make one when the past 2 is based on crappy-half assed cybertronian alt mode -_-...

Sighh...I guess we can always hope for Leader Prime Megs. Seriously if they skip that too...It's clear that Hasbro's lead designer hate Megatron.
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376488)
Posted by Pretender Skywarp on May 3rd, 2012 @ 12:54pm CDT
At this rate the FE Vehicon will be easier to find than the PRID one....
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376502)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on May 3rd, 2012 @ 1:45pm CDT
more proof of hasbros incompetence, well maybe not im sure they'll make more money this way so its just more proof of their greed
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376504)
Posted by RAcast on May 3rd, 2012 @ 1:48pm CDT
Pretender Skywarp wrote:At this rate the FE Vehicon will be easier to find than the PRID one....


And it's still worse. :P
Re: Upcoming Transformers Prime "First Edition" and Movie All Star Asian Releases (1376507)
Posted by necr0blivion on May 3rd, 2012 @ 1:59pm CDT
If this is correct, the good news is that more of these figures flooding the market should keep the scalping prices down, or at least the rest of the world can order online for slightly inflated prices.

I am still holding out hope that these releases aren't limited to the Asian market and can be had by North America retail. The DOTM Que cases, however... just doesn't sound right.

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