New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt

New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt

Friday, September 25th, 2020 4:15pm CDT

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Greetings Seibertronians! Fellow Seibertron user, Sabrblade has let us know that Takara Tomy have shared some new pictures of the forthcoming Transformers x Back To The Future collaboration figure, Gigawatt! Accompanying each image was a tweet of information. This is leading up to the moment preorders open for the figure in Japan.

Transformers News: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt

Transformers News: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt

Of course the biggest change that is most noticeably is that the windscreen has been tinted, while in the images seen before, it was clear.

What do you think of this change? Has this improved the figure for you? Let us know in the Energon Pub and stay tuned to Seibertron for all the latest news and reviews!

Credit(s): Takara Tomy Twitter Feed


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Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081567)
Posted by kirbenvost on September 25th, 2020 @ 4:23pm CDT
Definitely an improvement! The windshield fixes what was probably the only issue with this guy. So where is this pre-order happening? Since we've yet to hear any information on the North American release.
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081571)
Posted by First Gen on September 25th, 2020 @ 4:53pm CDT
Nice to see they fixed the only downside to the figure. Much better
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081576)
Posted by Mindmaster on September 25th, 2020 @ 6:02pm CDT
Looking forward to Gigawatt! BTTF is one of my favorite movie series and like the overall design of him (even if I feel like he should have a hood chest like the Datsuns).
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081583)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on September 25th, 2020 @ 7:07pm CDT
So no word on a release date yet?

Definitely looks better than the so called Walmart release...'nuff said! :VEHI:
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081585)
Posted by Mindmaster on September 25th, 2020 @ 7:14pm CDT
Nemesis Destron wrote:So no word on a release date yet?

Definitely looks better than the so called Walmart release...'nuff said! :VEHI:


For all we know the Walmart limited edition could be the exact same as the standard edition. The only difference as far as I know is a different box and a sticker based on the California license plate it had that says “X of 1985”.
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081589)
Posted by Emerje on September 25th, 2020 @ 7:41pm CDT
Not crazy about the way the painted on "brushed steel" effect looks, looks like someone hand painted it with clumpy silver paint (and maybe they did and the final figure will look better). Just a regular, good silver coating would be fine.

Emerje
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081653)
Posted by Black Hat on September 26th, 2020 @ 5:53am CDT
That does look a bit better. As Emerje said, the attempt at a brushed steel paintjob doesn't look great, but it's better than grey plastic.
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081675)
Posted by LunarBolt1984 on September 26th, 2020 @ 11:57am CDT
YEEEES! So glad that they fixed that windshield! I absolutely loved this concept when it was first revealed, but the initial photos really turned me off.

100% gonna ick this up when it hits canada! :michaelbay:
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2081798)
Posted by D-Maximal_Primal on September 26th, 2020 @ 7:26pm CDT
Glad the windshield looks better. I am ready for that Pulse pre-order now
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082463)
Posted by ZeroWolf on October 1st, 2020 @ 2:33pm CDT
Greetings Seibertronians! I come with good news and bad news. Good news: fellow Seibertron users LOST Cybertronian and Sean Nolan, have sent us word that preorders for the Transformers x Back To The Future collaboration figure, Gigawatt, have gone live over at Hasbro Pulse! Accompanying the listing is new stock photos, again with the tinted windows.

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I said there would be bad news however, and that's the fact that at the time of writing, the preorders are sold out. It is unknown whether more stock will be made available to meet demand or if that was it. Other places also have preorders, such as RobotKingdom, TFSource and for UK fans, InDemandToys have preorders live.

Thanks to fellow Seibertron user, Sabrblade who identified these listings, and Walmart still has preorders available.

Walmart - https://www.walmart.com/ip/154588355

Amazon - https://www.amazon.com/dp/B085JRK7T1/

GameStop - https://www.gamestop.com/11102590.html

Are you trying to track down a preorder for this figure? Have you managed to secure one? Let us know in the Energon Pub and stay tuned to Seibertron for all the latest news and reviews!
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082464)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 1st, 2020 @ 2:39pm CDT
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082466)
Posted by Percepter on October 1st, 2020 @ 2:41pm CDT
The Pre-orders on Pulse were sold out hours before this post even went live. <.<

-Percepter
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082469)
Posted by Brokebot on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:01pm CDT
Unbelievable.

Well, not really. Whoever handles distribution at Hasbro needs to be beaten with a bat. Repeatedly. :HEADHURTS:
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082470)
Posted by TF-fan kev777 on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:03pm CDT
Any clue as to why the hell Amazon is trying to charge $50 when everyone else is at $30?
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082471)
Posted by ZeroWolf on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:07pm CDT

Thanks Sabrblade! I've edited the article to include these.
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082475)
Posted by transformers_va on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:13pm CDT
Thank you, Sabrblade!!! :D

I missed out on the Pulse pre-order :( but was saved by one of the sites you mentioned
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082476)
Posted by chuckdawg1999 on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:16pm CDT
TF-fan kev777 wrote:Any clue as to why the hell Amazon is trying to charge $50 when everyone else is at $30?


They have been informed and are adjusting the price. Question, are there any differences between the toy in this release as opposed to the Walmart exclusive that sold out in 5 nano seconds?
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082478)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 1st, 2020 @ 3:18pm CDT
chuckdawg1999 wrote:
TF-fan kev777 wrote:Any clue as to why the hell Amazon is trying to charge $50 when everyone else is at $30?


They have been informed and are adjusting the price. Question, are there any differences between the toy in this release as opposed to the Walmart exclusive that sold out in 5 nano seconds?
The windows are tinted darker instead of clear, better hiding all the windshield greeble.

Some have also said something about the silver paint on his robot mode chest too, but I can't see what's different about that.
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082486)
Posted by Sabrblade on October 1st, 2020 @ 4:14pm CDT
Re: New Images of Transformers x Back To The Future Gigawatt (2082487)
Posted by adamage1 on October 1st, 2020 @ 4:23pm CDT


THANK YOU. Snagged one from Walmart’s site.

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