Transformers Platinum Edition Year of the Horse Optimus Prime English Edition TRU Exclusive Announced
By BaCon on Monday, August 05, 2013
Toys "R" Us Canada have posted a product listing announcing the Transformers Platinum Edition Year of the Horse Optimus Prime action figure set. Listed as the "TRANSFORMERS - Platinum Edition - Optimus Prime (Year of the Horse) Figure - English Edition." we can assume this will eb Chinese export version. Based on the description and price it is believed this will be a specially package Masterpiece MP-10 action figure with trailer set. The figure set is listed for $139.99 CAD / with an estimated ship date of December 31, 2013. Sorry, no images at this time but you can read the product summary below for the back-story on the set.
For millions of years, noble Optimus Prime has led the Autobots in their war against the tyranny of Megatron and his evil Decepticons. His unwavering courage in the face of centuries of desperate battle is an inspiration to his comrades. He is an unstoppable warrior and a flawless leader; pushing ahead through the darkest times in the history of Cybertron. He remains unbowed, unbroken and always committed to victory.
The leader of the Autobots is back and more unstoppable than ever! Everyone will know that this mighty Year of the Horse Optimus Prime figure is the ultimate Autobot, because the Matrix of Leadership fits in his chest. He'll shred his Decepticon enemies with his Energon axe in robot mode, and flatten them in truck mode! Convert his trailer to a battle station with a maintenance dock, where you can store his ion cannon and Energon axe. Your Transformers adventures will be off the hook with this Optimus Prime figure!
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