France Transformers Sightings

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    The first wave of Earthspark figures is out at retailer JouéClub, mine was quite full (the only figure missing is spin changer Bumblebee) IMG_20230311_133403.jpg
     
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    ROTB figures are beginning to appear in France in different stores, with no mainline figures yet, sadly. Smyths La Croix Blanche (formerly PicwicToys/Toys'R'Us) had the Bumblebee transforming mask and Bumblebee/Optimus Primal with their respective beast armors from Beast Alliance.

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    King Jouet La Croix Blanche had the smaller single figures from Beast Alliance (one Rhinox, one Bumblebee and two Optimus Prime), the Battle Changers (two Optimus Prime and one Primal that left with me) and at least two Jungle Mission 3-packs.

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    Please be aware that the prices were wrong on the picture I took and the Battle Changers are 25,95€. The single figures are 18,99€.
     
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    Thanks for your report!
     
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    No problem ! It seems that the 10th is also the actual release date in France, so there may be more reports tomorrow, even if it seems that the mainline won't be out for a bit more.
     
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    Would love to see if other retailers like Carrefour or Auchan will get their hands on something, I know Super U had listing for ROTB Toys.
     
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    My Carrefour didn't have anything but with oil being so important right now, I won't be able to check more sadly. They'll probably get the floor display like walmart, though so I don't think we'll see the mainline there yet.

    Also, yeah, you're right about the U stores, I hope the page is updated tomorrow. Same with Jouéclub.
     
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    Hello everyone,

    Yesterday, I went to a toy store in France (Smyth Toys La Sentinelle) and I found ROTB toys in the store shelves with some Earthspark toys too. However, there was no sight of Studio Series ROTB.

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    Nice to see ROTB stuff spread a bit.

    However, I don't want to bring bad news, but yesterday, after calling a Joueclub in Paris, I had the chance to talk to a person who had access to a Hasbro pamphlet with the upcoming lines that they would be able to order. It contained most of the gimmick ROTB lines, including the animatronic Optimus Primal, but not the Core line of figures (Deluxe/Voyagers). The pamphlet did state that some of these products (like the animatronic I reckon) were exclusive to actual toy stores, but the Core line was not able to be ordered.

    I don't want to jump on conclusions, but it seems to me as if we won't see the Core line figures in stores in France, which is sad. Obviously this needs to be taken with a grain of salt, since I can't show proof of what I'm saying, and they could always come later, but that document seemed pretty explicit about that.
     
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    That would be very dissapointing and weird, since we have the 3-pack at King Jouet, I don't get why we wouldn't get the rest, thanks for sharing tho !
     
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    While dissapointing, It wouldn't surprise me frankly, since many waves and even entire lines have been skipped entirely (Legacy Evo, in fact Legacy after wave 1). I consider the 3-pack to not be from the same line so it may be an exception, and we may recieve the second one (Mirage/Airazor/Bumblebee) later, but that still means that we probably won't see Voyager Primal/Prime/Rhinox in France. Again, I can't confirm with 100% certitude, but many signs point to their non availability here, and I hope to be proven wrong soon.
     
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    Found the Optimus & Lionblade 2-pack tosay at Smyths Vert Saint Denis. There was also Megatron, Optimus and Grimlock from Earthspark, but those seem to be solid cases, so no Shockwave or Nightshade.

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    Hello !
    So I come with some good news I hope that haven’t already been posted (or that you have seen by yourself) so I hope I can bring you some hope.
    2 weeks ago I went to my Smyths Toys in La Sentinelle and I found some very interesting new Transformers from the main line of ROTB !!!

    In fact, 2 weeks ago I met the one and only Voyager Optimus Primal at Smyths Toys ! But not only him… And I’m very pleased to announce you that (I hope it will be to your Smyths Toys), the Voyager Optimus Prime from ROTB is available !!!!

    So they are here the Voyagers. A friend of mine also told me that he has seen Voyager Rhinox also (but I need to verify to be sure). I also saw the Beast Mode Optimus Prime and Bumblebee, and even the Bumblebee transformable mask.

    So I hope it’s a pretty good news for the main line. However I have no signs of Studio Series in my Smyths Toys, it used to be but not anymore sadly…

    There was also some Earthspark Grimlock, Megatron and Prime.

    I put you all the photos so you can see what’s inside my Smyths Toys.

    Thank you guys !

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    Hello !

    So i’m back again with some very good news. I have spotted (1 week or 2 weeks ago) Transformers ROTB Autobots Unite Optimus Prime and Bumblebee. I found them at Carrefour for the price of 9,99€.
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    And the big surprise of this toy sighting is…
    The Command & Convert Animatronic Optimus Primal !!!!!!!!
    He is availaible for 149,99€ at Smyths Toys La Sentinelle.
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    And I also found the Optimus and Lionblade Combiner Pack but it was already previously found.

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    That’s all for today sightings.
    Have a great day everyone !
     
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    Okay here are some juicy news...

    First off, retailer JouéClub has received Earthspark warrior class figures such as Shockwave and also Thrash, along side the last deluxes of the wave. IMG_20230930_143858.jpg

    Next, retailer La Grande Récré has recieved the final wave of ROTB Battle Changers with Mirage and Scourge from the same line.
    And they also recieved DELUXE CLASS EARTHSPARK STARSCREAM !!! He's officially out in France !
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    any info on the specific stores ? I have called several Grande Récrée and sadly none of them had mirage. I also have a friend who's collecting Shockwave so store info would be appreciated !
     
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    Mirage was found at Herblay, Starscream at 53 Rue de Passy, if that helps and Shockwave at Herblay too.
     
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    It does, thanks !
     
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