UK Release dates and RRP's - Voyagers not finished!!

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Red leader, May 7, 2010.

  1. Red leader

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    Well the rumour thats been going round was Hasbro UK had canned Voyagers but the good news is...........they havent :) 

    Below are the known UK release dates and RRP from the 2010 line up of which we got confirmation today, sadly no news on the new Deluxe, Scouts or Generations lines yet.

    1) Powercore Combiners - Bombshock and Skyburst - June 2010 - RRP £22.99

    2) Cyber Ops - Bumblebee - May/June - RRP £69.99

    3) Voyager Wave 1 - Aug - 2010 - RRP £22.99

    Seaspray
    Night Ops Ratchet
    Payload


    4) Voyager Wave 2 - Sept 2010 - RRP £22.99

    Seaspray
    Battle Blade Prime
    Banzai-Tron
    Seaspray


    5) Voyager Wave 3 - October 2010 - RRP £22.99

    Assortment Unknown

    6) Movie Activators - June 2010 - RRP £10.99

    Bumblebee
    Optimus
    Megatron
     
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  2. Chris McFeely

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    Seaspray and the PCCs? A ray of light!
     
  3. Bass X0

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    One Scout and four half transformable RPM style vehicles - £23...

    Thats not good. Even when toys do get released here, they are over-priced.


    And Activators for £10.99.... I can't see them being much better than Animated Activators...
     
  4. Fort Max

    Fort Max Too many is never enough. Veteran

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    Why have they added £3 to the PCC's, they're $20 in the states, what happened to their usual tactic of just changing the signs over... can't belive I'm complaining that they didn't do that. :rolleyes: 

    Oh well, at least seaspray is coming out, still need to get mindwipe though. :( 

    Thanks for the info Andy. :thumb 
     
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  5. Rodentus prime

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    So yet again we don't get the proper coloured version of a mold Aaaaaaargh! (Powerglide, long haul & Bludgeon)
     
  6. Erector

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    Good news :D 
     
  7. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    Funny how early Wave 4 Deluxe cases had the ice cream van removed, and replaced with random Wave 1 Delxues due to 'demand'.

    ...but we still get more of Ratchet, inspite of LACK of demand.

    Still, depending on where you live, there's still enough of some earlier Voyager waves kicking around the place such that even in August, Seaspray and Banzai-tron may be an urban myth.

    I wish that list had a confirmation of Leader Starscream as well. Too much to hope for.


    There's a clear trend of Hasbro, UK, or US, dumping the after thought repaints on us but the grey/red Powerglide were released in a different order, and the red one was a store exclusive anyway.
     
  8. Blitz.

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    its not quite how I'd want it but I will take what I can get... I just hope for at least a slim chance of Mind Wipe
     
  9. Scourge_151

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    No news of Human Alliance? Hmm.

    Glad the voyagers are back on the cards though, pity I've already got Seaspray as he's the only one I wanted out of that lot.
     
  10. wildfly

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    Based on what's been said before about production patterns, Mindwipe proably hasn't been produced for a few months.

    Unless they purposely rotate it into a case that Hasbro UK can order, the odds of Hasbro UK shipping it would seem very very slim indeed.

    Still when they repaint it in hot pink wth neon green highlights, i'm sure Hasbro UK will be knee deep in the mold.


    Depends on if you view the case with Jazz and BB as a new line or a contintuation.

    HFTD may mean Hasbro (INC) /U.S. retailers see it as a new line.... in which case they get dibs before international markets.

    Semi-educated guesswork/specualtion. Feel free to disagree.
     
  11. Fort Max

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    HA doesn't seem to have been popular with retailers here, I've seen few sideswipes and not one single skids on shelves.
     
  12. Red leader

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    HA is apparently over for the UK, blame Bumblebee, he's still clogging up shelves and we didnt have anymore product notification beyond Skids :( 
     
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    And who's in with Jazz? More bloody Bumblebees.

    Plenty of Sideswipes in my TRU last I looked though so I guess they really aren't doing so well. Skids seemed to clear out of the only ASDA I ever saw him in very quickly though.
     
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    judging by the repaint everything culture going on I'm gonna assume that Wave 3 Voyagers will include a Mindwipe repaint, just a guess.... but I'll hold out on a wimm : )
     
  15. Fort Max

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    *sigh*
     
  16. Takara_destron

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    Good news, will pick up the PCCs and Banzaitron.
     
  17. wildfly

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    IIRC, HA Mudflap and Barricade are pretty scarce in the U.S too. Little wonder the line is in limbo in these parts.


    Got a Smyths nearby? 30% off.
     
  18. Gingerchris

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    The sad thing is I just don't care about the UK releases anymore. They don't give me what I want from the line these days. I'll just import the few I want in the correct colours and it'll probably still not cost me much more than UK retail. And with molds just never making it over here that's another mark against UK TF.

    Bum.
     
  19. Primal_Grimlock

    Primal_Grimlock Gettin' outta collectin'

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    I'm only really after Deluxe Ironhide and HA Mudflap now, to go with my HA Skids. Looks like I'm gonna have to pay an idiotic price for both.

    Speaking of idiotic prices, £70 for Cyber Ops Bumblebee?!? Who are they kidding? :( 
     
  20. Omnius

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    Yay, Seaspray!

    Boo, no more HA. :(  Means I have to import Mudflap, Barricade and Jazz. Thanks a bunch UK retailers!
     

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