For fans of the original Beast Wars Transformers series, it has been an exciting day! Earlier today both Walmart and Hasbro Pulse put up preorders for the four Vintage Beast Wars figures: Cheetor, Megatron, Optimus Primal and Rattrap! Check out the official product descriptions and images below (along with links to the pre-order pages):
HASBRO PRESENTS “HASBRO PULSE FAN FEST” – A NEW VIRTUAL EVENT DEDICATED TO THE HASBRO FAN COMMUNITY
With an emphasis on articulation, sculpting and accessories, Transformers: R.E.D. (Robot Enhanced Design) continues the tradition of non-transforming figures from the past such as Heroes of Cybertron. Primarily a Wal-Mart exclusive line, these were also made available via Hasbro Pulse.
Good news for Transformers fans in the UK: Hasbro Pulse UK is now open! This UK version of the site has come out of the gate featuring several products that may have been unavailable to fans in the UK previously (without paying crazy import prices). This includes figures like Generations Selects G2 Ramjet and Deep Cover as well as U.S. Walmart exclusives like the "Retro" Headmasters! If you're in the UK, head over to the page to see what's available!
Earlier this week, Hasbro Pulse opened a new section for Partner Exclusives where a limited number of store exclusive toys were listed for sale. First up was Wave 1 of the Walmart exclusive R.E.D. series. Now the section has been updated with the Amazon exclusive "Galactic Odyssey" Dominus Criminal Pursuit 2-Pack featuring Barricade and Punch/Counterpunch!
It is no secret that store exclusives can be difficult to obtain at retail in the best of times. With the Covid-19 pandemic and disruption in supply lines have made it even more difficult to obtain exclusives. In an interesting move Hasbro Pulse has opened up a "Partner Exclusives" section that appears to be geared towards offering items that were once only offered at certain venues. Among the items being offered are Wave 1 of the Transformers R.E.D. figures which are currently Walmart exclusives. The listed