Toy News: LEGO Optimus Prime Confirmed

Back in February it was rumored that Hasbro and LEGO would be collaborating on a Transformers build set.  This would mark an unprecedented partnership, especially after Hasbro's in-house brand KREO was discontinued outside of small releases at discount retailers.  Now thanks to multiple sources we have confirmation that the set is real!  First, the Official Transformers Facebook Page posted the short video below:

Rumor: LEGO to Release a "Transformers" Set

Licensed LEGO sets are nothing new. Among the biggest brands of LEGO sets nowadays are sets based on the Star Wars property. That said, this latest rumor via Promo Bricks is still a surprise. According to the fan site, LEGO will be releasing a LEGO set featuring Optimus Prime! It is rumored to have 1508 parts and will be labeled set number 10302. The rumored release date is May 2022 and the price is said to be 169.99 euros.