Robosen’s Flagship Optimus Prime, which debuted again in 2021, was simply one of many coolest toys of the previous decade, remodeling from truck to robotic mode all by itself. After releasing a smaller, cheaper version last year, Robosen is again with yet another animated Optimus Prime toy, primarily based on the character’s look within the upcoming, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts.
As cool because it was to see the Transformers dropped at life in Michael Bay’s summer season blockbusters that debuted again in 2007, many followers of the animated collection, and the favored ‘80s toy line, had been dissatisfied with the movie’s interpretation of Optimus Prime, who remodeled right into a Peterbilt 379 as an alternative of a Freightliner or Kenworth truck with a flat entrance. In 2018’s Bumblebee, the filmmakers modified Prime’s alternate truck mode design to look extra just like the one the character initially had, whereas sustaining the entire additional detailing and mechanical parts that had been missing within the ‘80s cartoon.
The up to date ‘Hollywood’ model of Optimus Prime from Bumblebee is being carried ahead to the Autobots and Decepticons’ newest outing, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts, hitting theaters on June 9. Amongst all the brand new toys and merchandise being launched to coincide with the movie is a brand new interactive toy from Robosen. In contrast to the corporate’s Flagship and Elite Optimus Prime toys, which are designed to appear like the ‘80s animated model of Prime, the brand new model relies on the Autobot’s latest film appearances, and consists of the intensive detailing created by the film’s visible results group that assist make the CG model look extra life like and convincing when it transforms.
Like Robosen’s different Optimus Prime robotic toys, this model will be managed and programmed utilizing a cellular app, and as an added enjoyable element, you may open Prime’s windshield when in robotic mode to disclose the Matrix of Management inside. The one draw back to this new model? It options plenty of articulation powered by servos, however it could’t truly remodel right into a truck. It’s extra consistent with Robosen’s Buzz Lightyear toy, which was extra like an motion determine upgraded with robotic capabilities.
The complete capabilities of Robosen’s newest Optimus Prime toy aren’t recognized but, together with pricing, however the firm is promising to disclose extra particulars later this month, and people wanting so as to add it to their assortment can sign up on the company’s website to be notified when it’s obtainable on the market.