Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today

Transformers News: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today

Friday, February 23rd, 2018 1:41PM CST

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Hasbro's official Facebook page for Transformers has put out some extra information on the fan-vote poll for the 2019 War for Cybertron figures, which is closing today on social media. The three images answer some of the questions that the brand has been receiving since Tuesday, such as:

Aren’t Needlenose and Tracks brothers? A: Yep! And, you’ll get a glimpse into what drove them apart and led to them joining the Autobots and Decepticons in the War for Cybertron trilogy! Get Excited!

Why antoher Wheeljack figure, we recently got him as a toy? A: Wheeljack is one of the few Autobots whose Cybertronian vehicle alt-mode is seen in the original 1984 pilot episode of “The Transformers”. This version has never before been created in toy.

Why does Impactor wear a Decepticon logo? A: Much like the bounty hunter Doubledealer (who bears the Autobot crest), Impactor wears faction logos which do not align with his true nature as a Transformer. You’ll learn why and how he came to wear the Autobot crest, instead, in the untold stories of the War for Cybertron Trilogy.


Take a look at them below, as well as a reminder of the general rules for those who still want to take part:

  • Needlenose and Tracks - #NeedlenosevsTracks (brother vs brother)
  • Spinister and Wheeljack - #SpinistervsWheeljack (Saboteur vs Scientist)
  • Impactor and Mirage - #ImpactorvsMirage (Greater Good vs Greater Profit)

You vote for the pairing on social media using the relevant hashtag above, but each of the winning figures will be available separately at retail. We will bring you more information as it becomes available!

Transformers News: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today

Transformers News: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today

Transformers News: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today
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Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941871)
Posted by Twitchythe3rd on February 23rd, 2018 @ 1:55pm CST
Given they made Impactor out to be a mercenary in the promo blurb, makes sense that he'd wear both symbols if he works for both sides.

Can't say I'm crazy about the Wheeljack answer though.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941878)
Posted by Flashwave on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:25pm CST
Twitchythe3rd wrote:Given they made Impactor out to be a mercenary in the promo blurb, makes sense that he'd wear both symbols if he works for both sides.

Can't say I'm crazy about the Wheeljack answer though.

At least its honest. "Because to sell a Toy"
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941883)
Posted by william-james88 on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:31pm CST
I now am totally ok if Wheeljack wins, glad to have that answer. Also, it means a new mold so cool!
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941885)
Posted by Burn on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:36pm CST
william-james88 wrote:I now am totally ok if Wheeljack wins, glad to have that answer. Also, it means a new mold so cool!

They'll just release him in the WFC line though. Impactor is still the far more deserving option.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941891)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:48pm CST
william-james88 wrote:but wheeljack has so many figures already, I wonder what fans would hope for in a new wheeljack toy.


Gee, I have no idea. :-?

Oh Burn. Impactor was winning last time we all checked. Dun give yourself a headache lol.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941892)
Posted by Autobot N on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:49pm CST
WreckerJack wrote:Oh Burn. Impactor was winning last time we all checked. Dun give yourself a headache lol.
Yeah, I feel pretty confident that Impactor's gonna win this vote. Not that I mind, though.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941893)
Posted by Acesmcgee on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:50pm CST
I'm with you on this one for sure Burn. I really want that impactor, and wouldn't mind mirage, missed the combiner wars figure.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941898)
Posted by Hotconvoy on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:53pm CST
I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941900)
Posted by Burn on February 23rd, 2018 @ 2:56pm CST
Hotconvoy wrote:I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:

Wouldn't surprise me if they did. This vote could simply be to determine who gets released in Wave 1, whilst simultaneously gauging fans interest. (I have no doubt they also pop into forums like these to see the responses)
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941904)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:00pm CST
Hotconvoy wrote:I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:

That is honestly what I want to happen. Hasbro please make all the figures so you can take more of my money than you already do.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941905)
Posted by Hotconvoy on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:00pm CST
Burn wrote:
Hotconvoy wrote:I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:

Wouldn't surprise me if they did. This vote could simply be to determine who gets released in Wave 1, whilst simultaneously gauging fans interest. (I have no doubt they also pop into forums like these to see the responses)

Well in that case, Hasbro #justmakethemall please ;)^ :BOWDOWN:
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941918)
Posted by william-james88 on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:30pm CST
Acesmcgee wrote:I'm with you on this one for sure Burn. I really want that impactor, and wouldn't mind mirage, missed the combiner wars figure.

You didnt miss much. Great mold, but doesnt work very well for Mirage.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941920)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:37pm CST
Hotconvoy wrote:
Burn wrote:
Hotconvoy wrote:I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:

Wouldn't surprise me if they did. This vote could simply be to determine who gets released in Wave 1, whilst simultaneously gauging fans interest. (I have no doubt they also pop into forums like these to see the responses)

Well in that case, Hasbro #justmakethemall please ;)^ :BOWDOWN:



That is what I said a few pages ago. Hasbro would be smart to look over social media to see what the fans are saying.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941923)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:48pm CST
I wouldn't say no to any of them but impactor would be awesome, has there ever been a none-club exclusive impactor?
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941929)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:56pm CST
ZeroWolf wrote:I wouldn't say no to any of them but impactor would be awesome, has there ever been a none-club exclusive impactor?

I believe Generations Impactor was sold as a regular toy.
http://tfwiki.net/wiki/Impactor_(Prime)
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941930)
Posted by Flashwave on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:57pm CST
ZeroWolf wrote:I wouldn't say no to any of them but impactor would be awesome, has there ever been a none-club exclusive impactor?

In the Fall of Cybertron we got an orange... Truck.... Thing thatvhad Impactor's head and was called Impactor. But it wasnt
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941932)
Posted by Emerje on February 23rd, 2018 @ 3:59pm CST
Hotconvoy wrote:I would just like to vote #justmakethemall :HEADHURTS:

Warden jumps on TFWiki to figure out who "The Mall" is.

Considering how close the poll seems I really hope it sends a message that all of these choices deserve new figures. Especially the Decepticons and Wheeljack no that we know it'll definitely be the G1 Cybertron mode (why didn't they just say that from the start?).

Emerje
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941936)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 23rd, 2018 @ 4:21pm CST
Themall is Fortress Maximus' goofy younger brother. Instead of a city he turns into just a shopping mall.
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941940)
Posted by Hotconvoy on February 23rd, 2018 @ 4:28pm CST
WreckerJack wrote:Themall is Fortress Maximus' goofy younger brother. Instead of a city he turns into just a shopping mall.

[-( Great now i want the mall aswell as them all :lol: :-D :HEADHURTS: ;)^
Re: Hasbro Transformers 2018 Fan Vote: War for Cybertron Questions Answered, Vote Closes Today (1941942)
Posted by ZeroWolf on February 23rd, 2018 @ 4:37pm CST
@Flashwave&WreckerJack I wasn't collecting at that point so no wonder it had slipped me by but that toy...sheesh aside from the head how is it impactor?
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