Via the Official Transformers Facebook Page, Hasbro has posted images of the upcoming Collaborative series crossover between the X-Men and Transformers franchises! This is not the first time the two brands have crossed. About a decade ago there was an entire line of Marvel/Transformers crossover figures that featured characters such as Wolverine. However, it has been a long time since the two brands have met. This new figure appears to be a new sculpt with a lot of callbacks to X-Men lore including Blast Effects that look like Wolverine's claws and a Cyclops like visor that goes over the eyes. Here is the blurb from Facebook:
The Transformers Collaborative presents the neXt eXciting mash-up! The iconic X-Jet from the X-Men animated series is now a Transformers robot, called Ultimate X-Spanse! Unlike the Sentinels, this robot is the ultimate mutant ally! Preorder NOW at Target! Or at the following retailers on 3/1: Your Local GameStop and Hasbro Pulse! #xmen #hasbro #transformers
Transformers robots have always been -- More Than Meets the Eye -- but now, through the Transformers Collaborative, fans can experience these larger than life characters as they team-up, mash-up, and meet up with other characters, teams, and people who share this same special quality.
Worlds collide in this Transformers-X-Men mash-up pack! The iconic X-Jet from the X-Men animated series is now a Transformers robot, called Ultimate X-Spanse! Unlike the Sentinels, this robot is the ultimate mutant ally. This figure converts into a licensed Lockheed Martin jet in 34 steps and features deco and details inspired by the X-Men animated series. This figure comes with Wolverine and Sabretooth mini figures that can ride on figure in both modes and 3 energy blast effects: claw and slash effects to attach to figure's hands in robot mode and an aura effect to attach around Wolverine mini figure.
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• Includes: 3 figures, 3 accessories, and instructions.
• Figure scale: 8.5 inches
• Ages 8 and up
• Warning: Choking Hazard - Small parts. Not for children under 3 years.