In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 1:35PM CST

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We have some new in-package images of upcoming toys from Transformers Power of the Primes. These were all found on Weibo. We see Optimal Optimus (notice the packaging is not labeled as Optimus Primal) in his package, with a marking signifying his win in last year's fan poll. In the back we can see all the renders we previously saw, including the one showing an empty chest cavity.

We also have an image of the back of Novastar's card which only shows the Prime Master coming out in wave 3. Speaking of these Prime Masters, we have in package images of those as well, which include Solus Prime, Megatronus and Quintus Prime.

Finally, we have the box art for Predaking.

Enjoy!

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters

Transformers News: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters
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Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943536)
Posted by Hotconvoy on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:11pm CST
So looking at predaking's package art there are a few extras, but i also see who looks like Jazz and Outback :APPLAUSE:
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943550)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:43pm CST
Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line. Although I suppose how they've used him as a mech suit to Primal is inkeeping with the PotP line. Never been a fan of the Optimal design. Even stranger they've given him the Monkey on a Surfboard altmode too.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943551)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:48pm CST
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943552)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:50pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.



Oh ok, fair enough. I thought he was just a random BW nod.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943554)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:52pm CST
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.



Oh ok, fair enough. I thought he was just a random BW nod.
He's the big deal figure for this line. The one chosen to inherit the Matrix as the new leader of Cybertron with the Power of the Primes.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943555)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:52pm CST
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line. Although I suppose how they've used him as a mech suit to Primal is inkeeping with the PotP line. Never been a fan of the Optimal design. Even stranger they've given him the Monkey on a Surfboard altmode too.


I find the latter awesome, really. :DANCE:
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943556)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on March 3rd, 2018 @ 2:57pm CST
I understood that and what they were going for, hence why I said he was inkeeping with the line. I only noticed it at all, when I just logged in and saw the toy on one of the side articles. As I said, I wasn't a fan (I actually thought it one of the worst (if not The Worst) BW designs) so it intrigued me to see it's return.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943558)
Posted by william-james88 on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:04pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943560)
Posted by Sabrblade on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:07pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.
Optimal Optimus is Optimus Primal.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943562)
Posted by Transtech Rhinox on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:18pm CST
I'm really hoping for a Primal Prime repaint.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943564)
Posted by Skritz on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:21pm CST
Sabrblade wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.
Optimal Optimus is Optimus Primal.


For a guy with a Beast Wars avatar I'm more than amused that you somehow don't know that, William-james88. :lol:
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943565)
Posted by william-james88 on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:26pm CST
Skritz wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.
Optimal Optimus is Optimus Primal.


For a guy with a Beast Wars avatar I'm more than amused that you somehow don't know that, William-james88. :lol:

I was making an argument on semantics.

A toy for Optimus Primal was voted, not a toy for Optimal Optimus. Its like getting a micromaster Hot Rod when we voted Rodimus or getting Cybertron Leo Breaker when voting for Cybertron Overhaul.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943566)
Posted by JelZe GoldRabbit on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:30pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
Skritz wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.
Optimal Optimus is Optimus Primal.


For a guy with a Beast Wars avatar I'm more than amused that you somehow don't know that, William-james88. :lol:

I was making an argument on semantics.

A toy for Optimus Primal was voted, not a toy for Optimal Optimus. Its like getting a micromaster Hot Rod when we voted Rodimus or getting Cybertron Leo Breaker when voting for Cybertron Overhaul.


What's in a name? Using the Optimal Optimus body was the only way to make it work with the gimmick, really, especially since he got that body via Optimus Prime's Spark, housed in a Matrix container. Insert your own interpretation here, I say it's a bit of a cheat that works. :P
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943568)
Posted by Agent 53 on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:32pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
Sabrblade wrote:
AllNewSuperRobot wrote:Optimal Optimus? What a weird choice to the line.
Not when he was the one who won the fan's choice poll for this line.

Didn't Optimus Primal win? As opposed to Optimal Optimus.

Considering that Optimal Optimus is the version of Primal that fused with Optimus Prime's spark it makes sense that he would be the 'Prime' form of him, so he makes sense. Furthermore aside from the original (which makes sense to join the ranks of Orion and Hot Rod) Optimal Optimus is the only one who isn't more organic than techno.
Original Optimus Primal and Optimal Optimus look like latter's the evolution of the former. Transmetal and BM bear little resemblence to the other 2, aside from alt mode.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943569)
Posted by AllNewSuperRobot on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:33pm CST
I could have been worse. They could have used Cheetor and the monstrous BM Cheetor as his Mech Suit :P
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943570)
Posted by ZeldaTheSwordsman on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:34pm CST
He's Optimal Optimus because evolution gimmick. The potential to have him evolve from regular Optimus Primal (who can be seen on the back photo) to Optimal Optimus is why he was put on the poll in the first place.
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943571)
Posted by william-james88 on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:36pm CST
ZeldaTheSwordsman wrote:He's Optimal Optimus because evolution gimmick. The potential to have him evolve from regular Optimus Primal (who can be seen on the back photo) to Optimal Optimus is why he was put on the poll in the first place.

That was never mentioned in the poll. Are you saying that if Shockwave won we would have had a Shockwave doing the same gimmick rather than them simply releasing a shockwave in another class? What about Arcee?
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943576)
Posted by Ultra Markus on March 3rd, 2018 @ 3:59pm CST
Hotconvoy wrote:So looking at predaking's package art there are a few extras, but i also see who looks like Jazz and Outback :APPLAUSE:

hopefully he will have a big sword
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943578)
Posted by Galactic Prime on March 3rd, 2018 @ 4:05pm CST
I still think that vote was rigged, no way there's that many Optimus Primal fans
Re: In Package Images of Transformers Power of the Primes Optimal Optimus, Novastar and Prime Masters (1943579)
Posted by william-james88 on March 3rd, 2018 @ 4:06pm CST
Ultra Markus wrote:
Hotconvoy wrote:So looking at predaking's package art there are a few extras, but i also see who looks like Jazz and Outback :APPLAUSE:

hopefully he will have a big sword

Hope is just undiscovered disappointment.
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