Robosen Optimus $699.99 Thread

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by blastoff2334, Apr 9, 2021.

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Do you think this new product could be stepping away from what we love about Transformers as toys?

  1. Yes

    64 vote(s)
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  2. No

    229 vote(s)
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  1. blastoff2334

    blastoff2334 Figure Enthusiast

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    Update: 04/16/2021 In-Hand images and packaging images Via Weibo user 10dgalaxy

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    So I discovered this video that is CNET and they have one and reviewed it, unlike my last post I’m 100% this isn’t a April fools joke, there are more articles that are showing this to be true coming alter this year at 699$

    New $700 Optimus Prime toy is an actual robot that walks and transforms on its own

    forgive me if someone has covered this, I just thought this was neat, a fully 100% Mp style fully transforming Optimus prime
     
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  2. Sness

    Sness Autobot Supreme Commander

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    It's being shown during Fan Fest right now.
     
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  3. blastoff2334

    blastoff2334 Figure Enthusiast

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    Ahhhhh ok.
     
  4. Megatron Unicronus

    Megatron Unicronus Daring to be Stupid

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    Holy shit
     
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    Wrong price. $699.99, which is still a lot.
     
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    pie125 Well-Known Member

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    Hasbro Announces Most Advanced TRANSFORMERS Robot Ever - Nerdist

    Hasbro Announces Most Advanced TRANSFORMERS Robot Ever

    Optimus Prime is getting a modern update, but this latest one is not for the big screen. The Autobots leader will come to stores as the most advanced Transformers toy ever.

    Hasbro teams up with Robosen Robotics for the all-new Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot – Collector’s Edition. Announced as part of this year’s Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest, it’s described as “the world’s most advanced and programmable” toy robot ever made. It’s a far cry from the simple collectibles the oldest fans of the franchise will remember playing with as kid. And not just because of its $699 price tag. From the official press release:


    “After over 11 years of rigorous R&D, the talented team at Robosen was able to produce the first-ever consumer robot that features a comprehensive set of functions, including automatic convertible movement from vehicle to robot, bipedal walking ability in robot form, race function in vehicle form, programmable/code development, and robot control/commands by either voice or via mobile app.”

    This advanced Optimus Prime consists of 5000 components, 60 microchips, and 27 servo motors. It stands 19 inches tall in robot form. (But still looks pretty impressive in truck form.) It also comes with 80 sound effects. That includes some vocal work by the OG O.P., Peter Cullen. This high-end collectible also features “converting” sounds when you play with it.

    It boasts detailed emblems, chrome accents, and lighting, as well as built-in speakers and two microphones. You can control it with the accompanying mobile app, or with 25 voice commands, including “Roll Out,” “Convert,” and “Attack!”

    “We are thrilled to collaborate with Hasbro and look forward to ushering in a new standard of robotics with the most advanced Transformers robots for consumers ever created,” said Sean Tang, Director of Robosen USA, in a statement. “The team is working hard to deliver an amazing user experience for fans of this esteemed franchise and produce Transformers that will be a premium addition to their collection with its superior functionality.”

    You can preorder the Optimus Prime Auto-Converting Programmable Advanced Robot – Collector’s Edition at Hasbro. We imagine many of you will. Because with a toy this advanced, you really will be able to accomplish anything. At least during playtime.
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  7. blastoff2334

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    I just noticed, I saw a early article duly noted
     
  8. weevil

    weevil Let's dance!

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    Videos confirm you CAN just say "Transform" instead of "Convert."
     
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  10. bearytrek

    bearytrek Unicron Backer #1

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    crazy impressive, but how many can afford after Unicron?
     
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    Mass retail release or fan channel exclusive?
     
  12. RavageX9

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    Oh man, after Unicron, Black Zarak, and three mp seekers this year I have to tap out.
     
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    Fuuuuuuuuck, I want it!
     
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    mind blown. budge reallocated.
     
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    Don't think so. The company that makes this is actually Robosen, and not Hasbro. They specialize in programmable robots, which makes sense Hasbro would license the Prime likeness to them.

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  16. Mammon give it to me

    Mammon give it to me Mammon doesn't give a crap.

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    Pretty amazing. Thomas Denrenick is understandably proud.
     
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    Pretty friggin cool!
     
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    That is good to know, that is almost a dealbreaker if it doesn't...
     
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    Oh man, a third party optimus is used in the beginning of the video as the example of the old way of doing things. I hope heads don't roll.
     
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  20. Mammon give it to me

    Mammon give it to me Mammon doesn't give a crap.

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    Oops. Wrong thread. And I meant Thomas Stewart.