Warfare for Cybertron Trailer Is Very Bleak

Optimus Prime is having a rough day or six in the final hours of the war for Cybertron.

Optimus Prime is having a tough day or six within the ultimate hours of the struggle for Cybertron.
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One other day, one other struggle for the destiny of Cybertron, and issues are trying dire in Netflix and Rooster Tooth’s tackle the latest version of the Transformers origin story. So dire that even Optimus Prime, scion of hope and occasional truck, is getting a bit defeatist.


Netflix simply dropped the most recent trailer for Transformers: Warfare for Cybertron: Siege, the primary in a deliberate three-show sequence (of six episodes every) it’s developed with Hasbro, Rooster Tooth, and Godzilla: Monster Planet’s Polygon Footage. Impressed by the recent toylines from Hasbro—named Siege and Earthrise, and to be adopted up by a 3rd, at present untitled sequence—the present depicts re-imagined takes on the primary technology of Autobots and Decepticons as we knew them within the beloved Transformers animated show, as they battle for the destiny of Cybertron within the ultimate hours of their notorious civil struggle.

It’s a story instructed many occasions over, most not too long ago within the glorious opening sequence of Bumblebee, however this newest iteration being a complete TV present to itself offers us an opportunity to discover the influence the titular struggle has on its contributors, even when we all know it’s actually not going to go all that nicely for the great guys. Particularly Optimus Prime, who’s starting to understand that on this trailer, as he grapples with the concept his management of an Autobot resistance in opposition to Megatron—who’s planning to make use of the supply of all Cybertronian life, the Allspark, to forcibly convert the Autobots to his Decepticon ethos—is simply prolonging distress by prolonged intervals of homicide.


Wow, dude. Why don’t you simply name your self Pessimus Prime with that angle?

You’ll be capable to see for your self why Optimus is so glum when Transformers: Warfare for Cybertron: Siege drops on Netflix on July 30.


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