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Beyblade Legends is a Beyblade main toy line series created by Hasbro to succeed the Beyblade: Shogun Steel series. Officially announced at the American International Toy Fair 2014, it was described as featuring "all the characters from the history of the Beyblade series". It is a series of re-releases beginning from Beyblade: Metal Fusion, in addition to tops from Beyblade: Metal Masters and Hyperblades with new Beystadiums, 2-Packs and a new version of the Super Vortex Battle Set.

It was first released in the United States in July 2014[1].

Overview

From February 16-19, 2014, Hasbro appeared at the year's annual American International Toy Fair 2014 to promote their latest toys, including BeyWarriors BeyRaiderz. There, a representative officially revealed Beyblade Legends and described it as featuring "all the characters from the history of the Beyblade series" with a targeted release for fall 2014. A press release was later indirectly released as well.

On April 25, 2014, Nelvana exclusively confirmed with Beyblade Wiki that "Legends will start from Metal Fusion" and "Hasbro won't be reproducing tops from series 1-3". They also confirmed its Fall 2014 release date. They acknowledged the disappointment that Original Series Blades were not going to be included but expressed enthusiasm of seeing Beyblade: Metal Fusion and Beyblade: Metal Masters Beys "back in the mix".

On May 13, 2014, Nelvana also exclusively confirmed with Beyblade Wiki Beyblade Legends will see the return of Hyperblades.

On May 26, 2014, Nelvana once again exclusively confirmed with Beyblade Wiki that the line would not be releasing in fall 2014 anymore because it will instead "be hitting retail August 2014" and they revealed an "associated website is anticipated to launch end of July".

On June 2, 2014, Nelvana would again exclusively confirm with Beyblade Wiki "the Beyblade Legends line will be launching online and instores in July".

On June 5, 2014, Nelvana exclusively told Beyblade Wiki that "when legends comes out", they will "likely bring them" to the Beyblade Shop.

Sometime in July 2014, the first six Hyperblades in the line were released, consisting of Cosmic Pegasus F:D, L-Drago Destructor F:S, Omega Dragonis 85XF, Diablo Nemesis X:D, Death Quetzalcoatl 125RDF and Fang Leone 130W2D (the last two were previously not released by Hasbro). Unlike their Spark FX versions, each Hyperblade is not preassembled, there are no Collector Cards and they retain their Takara Tomy counterpart coloring with the exception of Omega Dragonis 85XF's Fusion Wheel having no paint, despite official images.

Press Release

A press release indirectly released by Hasbro has detailed the line.

BEYBLADE LEGENDS 2014 PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS

In fall 2014, BEYBLADE collectors and fans are rewarded with the introduction of the BEYBLADE LEGENDS line, representing a chance to get their hands on the best of the best of the BEYBLADE brand! Fans can complete their ultimate collections and battle for BEYBLADE dominance with tops and sets featuring the most popular and exciting characters in BEYBLADE history.

New BEYBLADE LEGENDS products for 2014 include:

BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE Top Assortment (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $8.99/Available: Fall 14) At last, the most popular and iconic tops from the BEYBLADE line are back! Must-haves for any collector, the BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE Tops are customizable, five piece performance battling tops featuring characters from throughout the brand’s history. Each pack includes one BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE Top, one ripcord launcher, and one BEYBLADE assembly tool. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.

BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYSTADIUM Assortment (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 14) Where BEYBLADE battles are fought and won! Each BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYSTADIUM arena in the assortment features classic BEYBLADE styling and design. With two BEYSTADIUM designs to choose from, BEYBLADE fans can plan a strategy and customize their tops for each competition. Each pack includes one BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYSTADIUM. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.

BEYBLADE LEGENDS 2 PACK Top Assortment (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $15.99/Available: Fall 14) Battle head-to-head with the BEYBLADE LEGENDS 2 PACK Top assortment! Assortment includes two iconic, high-performance BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE tops, each featuring five specialized parts allowing fans to build for attack, balance, defense, or stamina. Each pack includes two BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE Tops, two ripcord launchers, and one BEYBLADE assembly tool. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.

BEYBLADE LEGENDS HYPERBLADE Assortment Set (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $9.99/Available: Fall 14) Strategy and customization are key with the BEYBLADE LEGENDS HYPERBLADE assortment, featuring some of the most popular BEYBLADE characters. The Fusion Wheel of each HYPERBLADE top can be configured in two different ways, allowing BEYBLADERs to adjust their battle tactics throughout the competition. Each pack includes one BEYBLADE LEGENDS HYPERBLADE Top, one ripcord launcher, and one BEYBLADE assembly tool. Each sold separately. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.

BEYBLADE LEGENDS SUPER VORTEX BATTLE Set (Ages 8 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Fall 14) LET IT RIP right out of the box with the BEYBLADE LEGENDS BEYBATTLE Set! Each pack includes two exclusive BEYBLADE LEGENDS tops, two ripcord launchers, two BEYBLADE assembly tools, and an iconic high-action BEYSTADIUM arena. Available at most major retailers nationwide and HasbroToyShop.com.

Products

Tops

Beyblade: Metal Fusion

Beyblade: Metal Masters

Beyblade: Metal Fury Hyperblades

Stadiums

Sets

Gallery

Videos

References

  1. Nelvana exclusively confirmed this with Beyblade Wiki
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