Takara Mercenary Soundblaster?

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Fenrys, Oct 7, 2020.

  1. Thundershot

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    I agree that Howlback and Garboil should be released together.
     
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  2. Maximus Danz

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    I hope this goes up on Pulse for $45
     
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    Yeah, please don't hope Buzzsaw is included in another Soundblaster repaint. I already have one Soundblaster (it's very cool) but I don't want a second one.
     
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  6. Fenrys

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    If I hadn't gotten the 35th anniversary release I'd be all in on this. As is I'm happy Hasbro is carrying it for those that want it
     
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  7. Maximus Danz

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    I missed out on the 35th, so Im super stoked he is coming back around in w/ a show accurate chest!

    I basically only use Pulse for exclusives.
     
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  8. Fenrys

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    It is pretty cool that its a bit different from the hasbro one
     
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    This one should have been part of the Netflix line. And $43? Why?
     
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    Probably because it's imported from Japan?

    Hopefully, this will be more widely available than the one from Walmart.
     
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    Import. Its also probably what he would have cost if he was released in the Netflix line.
     
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    Maybe you mean worldwide, which I can't speak to, but the one on Walmart was up on Walmart.com for a few months and was half off for a good while too.
     
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    I'd be tempted to get this if I didn't already have the 35th Hasbro version. I'm hoping Toy Hax puts out a sheet of mercenary badges, if they haven't done so already.

    Now if it had included Buzzsaw then I would have pre-ordered on the spot. But I'm a bit relieved they didn't so I don't have to double dip. Hopefully we will see a Spy Patrol 4 set someday with him.
     
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  14. Fenrys

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    This is specifically a Takara import, it's more for the same reason that all imports cost more
     
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    So why exactly is this guy seeing a Pulse release, but other Japanese figures shown off already (Bumblebee, Elita One, etc etc) aren't listed there?

    Does the different insignia really warrant a U.S release?
     
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    Bumblebee and Elita-1 aren't Japan-only figures; they're being released in the Netflix line.
     
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    Yes, and Soundblaster was in the 35th anniversary line last year.

    I'm just asking why this Japanese release warrants a U.S release again.
     
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    Cause it is slightly different to the American one.

    It is also a very limited release on pulse only.
     
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    That's why I asked if a simple insignia change could be the reason. :lol 

    It's nuts if that's indeed the case, but hey, any chance for other folks to acquire him is good.
     
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    Brand unification and Takara gets the Nextflix Nemesis and yet we still gotta pay for import prices for this? No its just a big middle finger to anyone who passed on this the first time.

    Looks like I will be forced to pass on it again seeing how this is a timed preorder and can’t afford to deal with card authorization from pulse at the moment.