Transformers Platinum Edition Optimus Prime and Omega Supreme Preorders on Amazon
By Jack on Friday, January 11, 2013 @ 02:21:29 AM
As many had hoped, Amazon.com is indeed offering the Transformers Year Of The Snake Platinum Edition exclusive toys to fans here in the USA. Just posted are both of the figures: Omega Supreme at $99 USD and and Optimus Prime at $70 USD for preorder now with a shipping date listed for April 2013. Get them while they are hot before they are not.
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