Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production

Transformers News: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production

Saturday, October 5th, 2019 9:22PM CDT

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The chaos bringer is coming.

As of this moment, 10:22pm on October 5, 2019, roughly 26 hours before the final deadline, Unicron has made it. Reaching 8,000 backers per the Hasbro Pulse number, this means that we can finally announce to much fanfare and excitement that he will go into production!

Unicron is the first Transformers Haslab project, and he has successfully reached his goal. He will now move into production for a January 2021 release date. He stands 27 inches tall in robot mode, 30 inches in diameter in planet mode, and features a host of extra features such as a ton of articulation, the Autobot shuttle, a mini Galvatron and Hot Rod, interchangeable chins, and more!

If you still want to place your order, head on over to Hasbro Pulse, any of our sponsors, Kapow Toys if you are in the UK, and EB Games or Zing if you are Australia to jump on the wagon and make sure you don't miss out!

Congratulations everyone! We did it!

Transformers News: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production
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Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040853)
Posted by Stargrave on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:23pm CDT
The War for Unicron 2019 is over you all are awesome!!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040854)
Posted by Gauntlet101010 on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:23pm CDT
I was really starting to doubt this was gonna happen, but it finally made it!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040855)
Posted by First-Aid on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:24pm CDT
IT'S DONE! 8,005 BACKERS! THE CHAOS BRINGER COMETH!!!! :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK: :KREMZEEK:
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040856)
Posted by Archforce on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:24pm CDT
Evil has, at last, triumphed over good and now He comes.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040858)
Posted by wdw4757 on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:27pm CDT
The Ark better be next!!! Cant wait to see the unboxing and reviews in 2021!!!!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040861)
Posted by First-Aid on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:29pm CDT
Archforce wrote:Evil has, at last, triumphed over good and now He comes.


Evil will always triumph...because Good is dumb.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040862)
Posted by Decepticon Stryker on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:31pm CDT
Drinks for everyone (that is of legal drink age) but still, DRINKS FOR EVERYONE!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040864)
Posted by First-Aid on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:32pm CDT
If they aren't legal age, I will drink for them. I can't effing wait to get this guy!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040867)
Posted by EvasionModeBumblebee on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:38pm CDT
This isn’t something that I’m in to, but I’m really happy for everyone who is! Congrats!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040868)
Posted by Immortal Starscream on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:43pm CDT
For a time... I considered sparing your wretched little wallet... But now... You will witness.. IT'S DISMEMBERMENT!



Noooooooooo!

I mean Yesssssssss!
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040869)
Posted by Bounti76 on October 5th, 2019 @ 9:45pm CDT
I was putting in my order at 7,997, and after I'd finished, it was at 8,006. :KREMZEEK:

I'm gonna put the suggestion out there that there will be a HasLab Primus at some point, which will be a retool of this figure.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040871)
Posted by Gauntlet101010 on October 5th, 2019 @ 10:28pm CDT
A retool at THIS price? No thank you. For this price I'd demand an all-new mould.

That said, I'm not sure Primus / Cybertron is really the way to go. Cybertron rarely Transforms in the TF universe. Only in Cybertron and the tail end of Lost Light, right? He was just this chamber in the comics.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040872)
Posted by Delicon on October 5th, 2019 @ 10:36pm CDT
For all the hate and doubt that it got, I never doubted that it would be backed.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040874)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 5th, 2019 @ 10:48pm CDT
It's still climbing! 8,227!

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Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040878)
Posted by Deadput on October 5th, 2019 @ 11:02pm CDT
Sabrblade wrote:It's still climbing! 8,227!

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As of this post an extra 232 Unicrons shall be made.

Wonder how much more the number will climb now that it is over?

Edit: Only a few minutes later and that number is now an extra 262, it's climbing up fast
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040881)
Posted by First-Aid on October 5th, 2019 @ 11:21pm CDT
I don't know who else they would do. I can't think of anyone (outside of Primus) that would legitimately qualify for this scale of figure. THe Ark? Sure, but that's not something I'd back...especially as it wouldn't transform. The Nemesis? Same. Let's hold of on any speculation at this point though...we need cake and whiskey to celebrate.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040883)
Posted by Deadput on October 5th, 2019 @ 11:32pm CDT
First-Aid wrote:I don't know who else they would do. I can't think of anyone (outside of Primus) that would legitimately qualify for this scale of figure. THe Ark? Sure, but that's not something I'd back...especially as it wouldn't transform. The Nemesis? Same. Let's hold of on any speculation at this point though...we need cake and whiskey to celebrate.


A big non transforming Ark for figures would be amazing to have, it would be fairly empty space on the inside thus the majority of the plastic could just be the outside of it making the overall mass not that much compared to Unicron who is filled inside and out.

So hollow but solid if that makes any sense.
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040884)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 5th, 2019 @ 11:48pm CDT
Or, what if about we just let this Unicron be a one-of-a-kind Planet Class toy of its own so we don't have to go through dropping this much money on a crowdfunded Transformer ever again? ;)
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040887)
Posted by SpikeyTigertron on October 6th, 2019 @ 12:46am CDT
First-Aid wrote:I don't know who else they would do. I can't think of anyone (outside of Primus) that would legitimately qualify for this scale of figure. THe Ark? Sure, but that's not something I'd back...especially as it wouldn't transform. The Nemesis? Same. Let's hold of on any speculation at this point though...we need cake and whiskey to celebrate.


If Hasbro still owns the G.I. Joe brand... a USS Flag that transforms into Broadside would work for me
Re: Haslab Unicron Reaches 8,000 Backers and Moves into Production (2040888)
Posted by Regimus Prime on October 6th, 2019 @ 12:50am CDT
I like it.

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