New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Thursday, February 15th, 2018 1:53PM CST

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The official Transformers Facebook page is now showing 3d renders of the first wave of Transformers Cyberverse figures. We see a few additions to the ones we already knew of ealier today. I have also set up a handy guide showing which characters and price points constitute each class so far.

Scout Class: Similar size to the scout class of old but that is where the similarities end. These are all based on an action gimmick and, from the image shown, it does not seem like any of them fully transform into their alt modes. That would definitely explain the price point being only $8 as compared to the current Legends class seen in Generations. We can see Bumblebee, Megatron, Grimlock and Starscream below.

Warrior Class: Deluxe sized figures which seem simpler than the previous Warrior class toys we got in RID. They each have an action gimmick. We can see Bumblebee, Optimus Prime, Shockwave and Starscream below. $15 Price point.

Ultra Class: Voyager size wth simplified tranformation and focus on gimmick. Very similar to RID Power Surge Class. We can see Bumblebee, Grimlock and Starscream below. $20 Price point.

Ultimate Class: Leader size but with simplified articulation and complexity, similar to the bigger Cyber Battalion figures we have seen in the past. These however will include an added action gimmick. We can see Optimus Prime and Megatron below. $30 Price point.

While renders do may not be optimal to get a good sense of how these will look, this image below contains the actual finished products of Ultra Starscream, Scout Megatron, Ultimate Optimus (showing his Matrix gimmick) and Warrior Bumblebee.

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!

Transformers News: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More!
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Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939005)
Posted by Rysquad on February 15th, 2018 @ 1:56pm CST
william-james88 wrote:Scout Class: Similar size to the scout class of old but that is where the similarities end. These are all based on an action gimmick and, from the image shown, it does not seem like any of them fully transform into their alt modes. That would definitely explain the price point being only $8 as compared to the current Legends class seen in Generations. We can see Bumblebee, Megatron, Grimlock and Starscream below.


I think Scout Class may be a non-starter for my son since they don't fully transform.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939007)
Posted by Sunstar on February 15th, 2018 @ 1:59pm CST
All the Starscream will be mine :3
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939008)
Posted by bluecatcinema on February 15th, 2018 @ 1:59pm CST
Not too bad so far. Grimlock's dino mode is a little goofy-looking, but I like Shockwave's tank mode. I kind of like the idea of each figure having a "special move", too.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939009)
Posted by Hotconvoy on February 15th, 2018 @ 2:00pm CST
Scout class Grimlock HAS...A...FACE?!
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939010)
Posted by blackeyedprime on February 15th, 2018 @ 2:03pm CST
The classes of figures have me confused with me mainly sticking to the legends/deluxe/voyager types but some of the figures look good whilst the others are uggghh. I'd even say some of these look better than RID15 and POTP versions. If the Optimus had a flap/fold to actually have hands not surrounded by kibble it might have been a decent Optimus but not much point when they haven't put any effort into Megatron.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939012)
Posted by Hotconvoy on February 15th, 2018 @ 2:07pm CST
Mindmaster wrote:Well, helloooooooo stand-in Generations Shockwave. Him being a spider tank is okay with me!

Me too i think? :lol:
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939028)
Posted by WreckerJack on February 15th, 2018 @ 2:42pm CST
They look pretty neat so far. Here's to hoping they are of good quality.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939035)
Posted by william-james88 on February 15th, 2018 @ 2:58pm CST
Shleebeef wrote:G1 is great, it brought us all these characters we love, but when are we going to get something new and exciting.

The RID Decepticons were all new and exciting. Sure, we also got Stascream, Soundwave and the Stunticons but those designs were all new and fun.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939049)
Posted by Black Hat on February 15th, 2018 @ 3:23pm CST
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Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939077)
Posted by JazZeke on February 15th, 2018 @ 4:08pm CST
william-james88 wrote:
Shleebeef wrote:G1 is great, it brought us all these characters we love, but when are we going to get something new and exciting.

The RID Decepticons were all new and exciting. Sure, we also got Stascream, Soundwave and the Stunticons but those designs were all new and fun.

I wouldn't exactly call "robot animal stereotypes" new and exciting.

To this day I still have to resist the urge to swear every time I remember the word "Buffaloid."

F*ck.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939093)
Posted by Centaurus Prime on February 15th, 2018 @ 4:54pm CST
Well Shockwave and Starscream look decent, and for $15 I'm going for them, but nothing else looks that great.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939107)
Posted by Munkky on February 15th, 2018 @ 5:21pm CST
At face value this line doesn't seem too different from Robots in Disguise, the only figure that really piques my interest is Warrior Shockwave. I'm sure kids will like them, and I hope they succeed in the marketplace, though I think this is another line I'll mostly skip.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939124)
Posted by Tigertrack on February 15th, 2018 @ 5:48pm CST
Grimlock's Dino head has a very cute face! Pass all but Shockwave.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939126)
Posted by bacem on February 15th, 2018 @ 5:52pm CST
JazZeke wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Shleebeef wrote:G1 is great, it brought us all these characters we love, but when are we going to get something new and exciting.

The RID Decepticons were all new and exciting. Sure, we also got Stascream, Soundwave and the Stunticons but those designs were all new and fun.

I wouldn't exactly call "robot animal stereotypes" new and exciting.


they are new and exciting to me, at least. I dropped the show after the 3rd episode, and was about to drop the toyline, until i saw that the animalistic decepticons gets an actual toy. Those beastly decepticon are what got me into RID toyline. It just feels fresh and exciting for me.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939161)
Posted by Brokebot on February 15th, 2018 @ 7:50pm CST
dragons wrote:Let's think about this for long time what does hasbro mean to someone company that makes games and toys for who kids little kids 4 to 10 year olds if you want adult transformers buy third party figures and masterpiece figures while hasbro is doing there job what they are paid to do to make toys for little kids no matter how they look because there toys are aimed and make for little kids not full grown adults how successful had rescuer hero transformers been selling for little kids that are made for kids not adults these toys are your answer hasbro makes toys for kids not adults adults buy toys that bikes, jetskies, boats, fast cars bows and arrows those are toys for adults not kids


I wish I had a dollar for every punctuation mark you didn't use.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939171)
Posted by william-james88 on February 15th, 2018 @ 8:30pm CST
bacem wrote:
JazZeke wrote:
william-james88 wrote:
Shleebeef wrote:G1 is great, it brought us all these characters we love, but when are we going to get something new and exciting.

The RID Decepticons were all new and exciting. Sure, we also got Stascream, Soundwave and the Stunticons but those designs were all new and fun.

I wouldn't exactly call "robot animal stereotypes" new and exciting.

Those beastly decepticon are what got me into RID toyline. It just feels fresh and exciting for me.


Hell yeah, if the following is not fresh and exciting compared to Optimus being a red truck cab, Megatron being a grey tank and Bumblebee being a yellow car, then I dont know what is.

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Other returning characters got fresh new looks too, like Starscream, which pays homage to previous designs while being a new design all of his own.

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Even the Optimus toys were pretty fresh and new in design by comparison, incorporating the trailer ala Star Convoy. Gave a bunch of potential to Hasbro and Takara, which they didnt fail on providing.

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Basically, I cant think of anything more fresh than RID this side of Beast Wars.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939175)
Posted by JazZeke on February 15th, 2018 @ 8:42pm CST
"Animated" I considered fresh and exciting. The IDW post-war comics I consider fresh and exciting.

A robot lobster that hates land-bound robots or a robot bee queen that is vulnerable to cold are not the pinnacle of creativity.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939187)
Posted by Scrounge1984 on February 15th, 2018 @ 9:31pm CST
I really hope they are going for a more Fall of Cybertron, or even G1 Grimlock than a RID or TLK :michaelbay: Grimlock.
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939191)
Posted by william-james88 on February 15th, 2018 @ 9:42pm CST
JazZeke wrote:"Animated" I considered fresh and exciting. The IDW post-war comics I consider fresh and exciting.

A robot lobster that hates land-bound robots or a robot bee queen that is vulnerable to cold are not the pinnacle of creativity.

We are talking about differet things then, I was only referring to designs, with this being a thread about the toyline. I am not that much into the fiction (aside from some comics but even then its not what i was referring to).
Re: New Transformers Cyberverse Reveals with Warrior Bumblebee and Optimus, Ultra Starscream and More! (1939192)
Posted by SureShot18 on February 15th, 2018 @ 9:42pm CST
Yeah these don’t look great. But if the quality on Shockwave isn’t too bad, it could make for a decent figure. A diamond among coals, so to speak. Oh and I find it neat that Grimlock takes some ques from the current IDW design. Prime does too. Too bad Generations doesn’t.

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