System". System, just bonier). There are also numerous Selects toys under the Siege branding as well. Each wave features three battle-damaged redecoes of pre-existing toys and two original decoes (or toolings, in the case of Wave 2). This was the first in a line of redecos catering to fans. As such, Takara Siege toys are completely identical to their Hasbro counterparts, just released in different waves and given new "ID" numbers. On top of that, there are many War for Cybertron Trilogy toys that do not belong to any one of these sub-lines, being branded as simply part of the overall Trilogy. Like The Last Knight, Power of the Primes, and Studio Series, TakaraTomy's Transformers Siege (トランスフォーマー シージ) toyline sees their new "brand unification" strategy in full effect. Siege was followed by War for Cybertron: Earthrise in 2020, as well as a concurrently-available War for Cybertron Trilogy toyline based on the Netflix show of the same name. The Trilogy follows the Autobots and Decepticons across the galaxy, starting with the launching of the Ark in Siege, journeying through the stars in Earthrise, and finally battling alongside their Maximal and Predacon descendants in Kingdom. Earthrise also adds two "new" factions to the conflict, with the vicious Mercenaries and the Quintessons now joining the fray, including the first-ever toy of the five-faced Generation 1 Quintesson Judge! Lock System", in which the new Battle Masters transform into shields/ramps/roads with interlocking connector points. Adding to the oddity are Core Class versions of bots like Optimus Prime, which.... yyyyyyeah. A subline for the concurrently-ran Studio Series toyline was introduced in 2021, featuring characters from The Transformers: The Movie, in celebration of that film's 35th anniversary. While the features of the "C.O.M.B.A.T. Many buyers attempted to remove the battle damage paint using isopropyl alcohol. These are shared exclusives between online retailers and Walmart stores. With the cartoon featuring character models based directly on Hasbro's toy molds, the toyline in turn features animation-accurate weathering and extensive deco... in theory. TakaraTomy released War for Cybertron Trilogy toys at general retail beginning in September 2020, with no notable changes from the Hasbro releases. In keeping with the Beast Wars cartoon-based theme, all Kingdom figures from Deluxe Class upwards include "Golden Disk" cards with a peelable foil sheet, revealing one of three different variants, each revealing a different destiny for the character. System posts, 5 mm posts littered all over their bodies, essentially an updated version of the Powerlinx system and Takara's previous Arms Micron play system. These large discs, with designs based on the planet of their origin, unlocked pop-out weapons and action features in each toy once plugged into the key slot. Is £45 worth it for a Leader-class figure that is in fact smaller than the other voyager … 3 mm pegs are also used on the ends of blaster barrels and scattered on the sculpts of Deluxe and larger toys to accommodate "Fire Blast" parts; clear-plastic add-ons made to look like blaster fire, impacts, flames and more, mostly coming with the Battle Masters, but some larger toys came with larger effects. They include additional "Fire Blast" effect pieces that can be placed onto other weapons included with other size classes, as well as hardpoints on the figures themselves to simulate being 'shot' or on the back of vehicles to simulate "rocket boosters" or "speed", depending on the effect part. This page was last modified on 20 November 2020, at 13:52. https://tfwiki.net/mediawiki/index.php?title=War_for_Cybertron_Trilogy_(toyline)&oldid=1465071. System" are still around, it's been joined by the "A.I.R. The deluxe scale figures often had minimal drybrush-applied paint that cleaned off easily, while the voyager scaled figures, which had the battle damage paint printed onto them, were much more difficult to clean. Originally planned to debut at San Diego Comic-Con 2020, the Quintesson Pit of Judgment was eventually made available on Hasbro Pulse for Hasbro PulseCon 2020 after the event was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Japanese releases of this line are indentical to the US releases. First revealed in late- 2019 at New York Comic Con, War for Cybertron: Earthrise is a direct continuation of Siege, carrying over the C.O.M.B.A.T. This size class is also used for Soundwave's minions, who can turn into cassettes or be used as a shield with fold-out pegs. Additionally, all Voyager Class toys in this subline feature blast effect parts compatible with Trilogy toys. Filter by. Most toys are once again covered in 3 mm and 5 mm posts to accommodate the previous effect parts from … game on the Transformers website. The toys are in the same style and scale as those from the War for Cybertron Trilogy line. These weapons come not just in the form or normal accessories, but smaller Battle Masters who turn into weapons, Micromasters who also have secondary weapon modes and can combine into larger weapons, and the larger "Weaponizer" bots who transform from vehicle to robot and disassemble into multiple weapons and gear. First revealed in mid- 2018 at San Diego Comic-Con, War for Cybertron: Siege, in keeping with the installments of the Prime … Announced by Hasbro Pulse on July 15, 2019, Unicron is the largest and most expensive Transformers toy ever produced, and the first to be released as a crowdfunded project from HasLab. System. Their latest battle takes place in Transformers: War For Cybertron Trilogy – Siege, a new 6-part animated series from toymaker Hasbro and Netflix, and it is part of a larger three-part series. At this point, the inter-character scale kind of breaks down a bit. Earthrise carries over the Selects exclusives to a wider scale, but also features the Cybertronian Villians and Galactic Odyssey Collection sublines. First revealed in mid-2018 at San Diego Comic-Con, War for Cybertron: Siege, in keeping with the installments of the Prime Wars Trilogy, features a line-wide gimmick: weaponry. Outnumbered, outgunned, and pushed to the brink of extinction, the battle-weary band of resistance fighters orchestrates a desperate series of counterstrikes on a … Chapter 1: "Siege" Cybertron has been ravaged by the civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons. Some figures, such as Soundwave and Springer, had battle damage paint applied directly over their deco paint, which meant ruining the deco in the effort to clean the battle damage. The new beast-bot toys primarily draw from the cast of the Beast Wars cartoon, their toys based heavily on their in-show appearances from the first season, transforming into organic animals. Chapter 2: "Earthrise" Hasbro announced the Generations Selects branding in late 2018 to run alongside the War for Cybertron Trilogy. The Deluxe Centurion Drone features an Earthrise ID number, but is not branded or marketed as part of the said subline. The boxes of the figures have black-light revealed cybertronian script on them which can be put into the "Found a hidden code?" Coded sections of the box contain spoilers for episodes of the accompanying show. Launching in conjunction with the War for Cybertron Trilogy cartoon on Netflix, this confusingly-named subline imprint was unveiled by Hasbro at New York Toy Fair 2020. After Energon's rather muddled gimmick/theme presentation, Hasbro dialed it back for Cybertron by sticking with a single unifying play gimmick: the Cyber Keys. Even an original deco for the show, Decepticon Mirage, isn't colored accurately to the on-screen model. SHOCKWAVE. Even larger toys with tertiary base modes have A.I.R. It's a concession for coolness, so it's forgivable. With the exception of three exclusives not based on the Netflix cartoon and the Leader Class toys, the line is exclusive to Walmart in Canada and the US. The first chapter in the "War For Cybertron" trilogy. Each wave has a pair of new Battle Master characters and a set of classic characters with weapon modes. It is set during the journey to Earth, with many other planets on the way pointed out in the clip-and-save pieces of the "Transformers Universe Map" printed on the interior of every package, which can combine into one great big map. Hot House is the only toy to feature Earthrise branding in their instructions. The War for Cybertron Trilogy is Hasbro's designation for a segment of the Transformers: Generations line that launched in the holiday season of 2018. Returning to this toyline are Micromasters, which are bundled in two packs, replacing the Legends Class of the last half-decade, and are now able to combine into large weapons as well as transform into their vehicle form. DISCOVER ALL. Starting with this toyline, many of the Deluxe and upwards figures are downsized, the Leaders (plus additions) either being just a head short of a Voyager class figure from previous lines, or simply being Voyager core figures sold with extra parts to make up the price point. Earthrise. This created the challenge of balancing part count as well as mantaining parts that were important to the transformation and basic structure of the molds. Technology" (effectively the same thing as the C.O.M.B.A.T. This item is currently scheduled for release, but is not yet available. Another line-wide feature is battle-damaged paint jobs on Deluxe-and-up figures to fit with the gritty "war" aspect. Lock connections as well, letting you build "cities" how you like. Replacing the Prime Masters from the last toyline are "Battle Masters", small Targetmaster-type figures that can combine with other weapons and figures. Set in the days before the launch of the Ark in its escape from Cybertron, Siege would set the stage for the entire Trilogy, establishing play patterns that would (mostly) carry forward into the following lines. Most toys in the line also have "battle damage" paint on them somewhere, though the amount of fake-scuffing varies from figure to figure: Mirage is near-pristine, while Soundwave and Starscream have tons of it. War For Cybertron: Siege is a subline imprint of the Generations toyline, and the first portion of the War for Cybertron Trilogy. War For Cybertron: Earthrise is a subline imprint of the Generations toyline, and the second portion of the War for Cybertron Trilogy . The Autobots, led by Optimus Prime, make a perilous last stand to hold off the Decepticon conquest of Cybertron. Notably, robot mode scale plays a much larger role in this series than in the past, with characters sticking fairly close to their relative heights in the original cartoon. Transformers Siege Toys. Selects toys released concurrently with Earthrise are only labeled War for Cybertron Trilogy (even though the Spy Patrol set was shown as part of Earthrise during the Toy Fair 2020 presentation). Hasbro Pulse debuts Generations Selects figures for the U.S. and Canadian markets while fans in Hasbro's other markets must resort to various physical or online retailers. Costing nearly $10 USD more than the MRSP of normal War for Cybertron Trilogy Leader Class releases, the price is also made up with a Battle Master and other accessories. The Battle Masters and Micromasters did not continue into Kingdom, being replaced with "Core Class" characters... effectively the sub-Deluxe "Legends" found in previous Generations lines. Announced at New York Toy Fair 2019, Combat Megatron was exclusively available in the United States via online retailers such as BigBadToyStore, Entertainment Earth, Hasbro Toy Shop's eBay, and Hasbro's new replacement for the Hasbro Toy Shop site, Hasbro Pulse. As per brand unification, Hasbro Selects figures are sometimes, though not consistently, made available for Japanese fans via TakaraTomy Mall. These connector points attach to the "Modulator" Transformers who turn into Micromaster stations, who have (mostly) taken the place of the Weaponizers, though they maintain the "disassemble into lots of parts to attach to other figures" angle. By the closing of the funding period on October 6, the project had officially accrued over 12,000 backers, each of whom is to exclusively receive their own Unicron on its release in 2021. It was decided that ball and socket joints were not up to the task of bearing the heavy load of the weapons that are created by the C.O.M.B.A.T system play pattern. Leader Class figures are very similar to Power of the Primes, in which smaller figures come with additional armor that can be added to vehicle mode or robot mode to increase their size to become the height of a Leader Class figure. This is likely due to robot mode scale playing a much larger role in this series than in the past, with characters sticking reasonably close to their relative heights in the original cartoon. In a way, this modern 3D retelling actually brings audiences back to the past on Cybertron and on the surface, audiences can enter this series with barely the base knowledge of the franchise. War for Cybertron: Siege - Hidden Messages, Games, Videos, Toys - Transformers. The Beast Wars characters maintain rough scale to each other as they were depicted in the cartoon, and even though few attempts are made, they're obviously out of scale next to the largely-to-scale-with-each-other Generation 1 bots, who generally should tower over most of the Maximals and Predacons. The War for Cybertron Trilogy is Hasbro 's designation for a segment of the Transformers: Generations line that launched in the holiday season of 2018. 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