Hasbro confirmed that Beast Wars characters will show up in Netflix and Rooster Teeth’s Transformers: War For Cybertron trilogy.
During Hasbro PulseCon 2020, the toy manufacturer revealed multiple Maximal and Predacon collectibles that will be featured in the third part of the Transformers: War For Cybertron trilogy titled Kingdom.
Hasbro teased the collectibles on their Instagram, but provided quite a bit more details on the official Hasbro Pulse website.
First, they revealed a new Megatron Predacon figure officially titled Transformers Generations War for Cybertron: Kingdom Leader WFC-K10 Megatron (Beast).
The Megatron Predacon figure sees Megatron convert into “a Beast Wars-inspired T-Rex mode in 27 steps.”
The figure “includes a Golden Disk card that reveals a possible destiny of a key character.” Hasbro reveals there will be there alternate destiny variants for each character.
It is possible to add the laser fire effect to Megatron by placing fire blast accessors inside his head. Unfortunately, the accessories are sold separately with other figures.
Next, they revealed Transformers Generations War for Cybertron: Kingdom Voyager WFC-K9 Cyclonus.
Cyclonus first appeared in the 1986 film as the Herald of Unicron after Bombshell or Skywarp was reformatted into the second-in-command of Galvatron.
Cyclonus is able to convert into a Cybertronian fighter craft in 34 steps. The figure also comes with an Oxidating Laser accesory.
Like Megatron, he comes with a Golden Disk card.
Hasbro also revealed an Optimus Primal figure officially titled Transformers Generations War for Cybertron: Kingdom Voyager WFC-K8 Optimus Primal.
Optimus Primal transforms into his iconic gorilla mode in 22 steps. The figure also features hip articulation that allows him to be either posed in a crouch or standing upright.
The collectible comes with 2 Cyber Blade accessors that attach to his back. It also featured hidden forearm cannons and Mega Blasters.
The characters also includes a Golden Disk card.
Hasbro would go on to reveal Warpath.
Warpath converts into a Cybertronian tank mode in 26 steps and features a rotating turret tank turret as well as a shoulder shield accessory.
Like the other figures, Warpath also includes a Golden Disk Card.
However, Warpath is also unique in that he can use the Deluxe Fossilizer figures to beastify himself with bone armor.
Take a look at Warpath beastified with Paleotrex.
Along with Megatron, Cyclonus, Optimus Primal, and Warpath, Hasbro also revealed Paleotrex, Blackarachnia, Cheetor, Rattrap, Vertebreak, and a new Optimus Prime figure.
Paleotrex converts into the T-Rex fossile mode in 32 steps. It features lower jaw articulation for multiple roaring poses.
Blackarachnia converts into its spider mode in 20 steps. The character also comes with a crossbow accessory.
Cheetor converts into his cheetah form in 20 steps. The figure also features lower jaw articulation. The tail is also able to detach during transformation and becomes a tail whip.
Rattrap stands 3.5 inches tall. The Beast Wars inspired character converts into rat mode in 18 steps. The Transformer also comes with a Fusion blaster accessory.
Vertebreak is also a 3.5 inch minifigure. The Predacon converts into his raptor fossil mode in 14 steps. His tail also detaches and can be used as a bone weapon.
Finally, they revealed a new Optimus Prime figure.
The 3.5 inch Optimus Prime figure converts into his truck n 11 steps. The figure includes Prime’s iconic Ion Blaster weapon.
Along with the confirmation of the Beast Wars characters, they also released a trailer for the second part of the trilogy titled Earthrise.
Here’s the official description for Earthrise.
“With the Allspark gone, Megatron is forced to confront the harsh reality that his Decepticons are trapped on a dying Cybertron. Meanwhile, lost in the darkest reaches of space, Optimus Prime and his team embark on a desperate mission, unexpectedly running into … the spacefaring Mercenaries.”
Are you looking forward to seeing the Beast Wars characters in War For Cybertron? Which figure is your favorite? Do you plan on picking any of them up?