the BOTM for Jan 2020

any chance we get the info early? :) Tomorrow will be NYE for most and Wednesday (when info is usually given) is NYD
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  • I’m just gonna keep guessing until someone confirms.

    Jan feature bots aka bot chips aka Jetfire chips aka non-exclusive bots:

    Grimlock
    Starscream
    Wheeljack
  • DrShotgunDrShotgun Posts: 2,076
    JIMMY_SAB wrote: »
    I’m just gonna keep guessing until someone confirms.

    Jan feature bots aka bot chips aka Jetfire chips aka non-exclusive bots:

    Grimlock
    Starscream
    Wheeljack

    Figures the 2 I've been waiting on since day 1 would come at once ..at the end lol
  • VoltronVoltron Posts: 856
    DrShotgun wrote: »
    JIMMY_SAB wrote: »
    I’m just gonna keep guessing until someone confirms.

    Jan feature bots aka bot chips aka Jetfire chips aka non-exclusive bots:

    Grimlock
    Starscream
    Wheeljack

    Figures the 2 I've been waiting on since day 1 would come at once ..at the end lol

    don't say that. because at the end means next month. :p
  • WolfmillsWolfmills Posts: 354
    edited December 2019
    There are 6 bots left that have yet to be in the store, whats to say they arent going to stretch it out and only give us 2 per month
  • VoltronVoltron Posts: 856
    Wolfmills wrote: »
    There are 6 bots left that have yet to be in the store, whats to say they arent going to stretch it out and only give us 2 per month

    they could. it'll line up perfectly for the anniversary
  • Would that fudge up the monthly objectives?
  • Darm0kDarm0k Posts: 2,035
    Would that fudge up the monthly objectives?

    There was one month where we only had two featured bots. They just adjust the achievements accordingly.
  • KillMasterCKillMasterC Posts: 2,940
    edited December 2019
    Why all the trouble to "align" unused bots to the anniversary? Aren't BC and Mv1 already in the pool?
  • Darm0k wrote: »
    Would that fudge up the monthly objectives?

    There was one month where we only had two featured bots. They just adjust the achievements accordingly.

    All I'm saying is that's a recipe for disaster. At least for the first 2 months.
  • In both March and April, only 2 bots were part of the monthly feature. Objectives and rewards were adjusted accordingly.

    March - Ramjet & Rat
    April - OGP & KB

    That said, it does line up well to drop 2 bots per month for Jan, Feb, & March leading into an April 3 year anniversary. I’m with @Bi1b0Baggins on this one though. Why go this route at all? We been in rhythm for 6+ months now with 3 bots per month and tweaks to the objectives along the way.

    I’m hopeful for 3 and 3 to close out Jan & Feb then drop ALL bots in March so everyone TRULY has a chance to round out their roster. That would create some hype leading April when Tronus finally drops in some way (not likely as BOTM).
  • VoltronVoltron Posts: 856
    Darm0k wrote: »
    Would that fudge up the monthly objectives?

    There was one month where we only had two featured bots. They just adjust the achievements accordingly.

    All I'm saying is that's a recipe for disaster. At least for the first 2 months.

    but that's a good thing for us. it a bit of pain to deal with (those that need to have their rewards right away) but we get some nice freebies out of it.
  • VoltronVoltron Posts: 856
    Voltron wrote: »
    Darm0k wrote: »
    Would that fudge up the monthly objectives?

    There was one month where we only had two featured bots. They just adjust the achievements accordingly.

    All I'm saying is that's a recipe for disaster. At least for the first 2 months.

    but that's a good thing for us. it a bit of pain to deal with (those that need to have their rewards right away) but we get some nice freebies out of it.

    Going to have to disagree with you on that one. We got swindled out of 7 Bruisers crystals this month. If they took proper corrective action, then I'd agree with you.

    True, I forgot about that one. Regardless, my potions stands. =). Having the right crystals won't change me from pulling 3* bots from those stupid crystals. lol. Free sig awakening > the right 3-"5" star crystals
  • Edwardo76Edwardo76 Posts: 53
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    Maybe Ironhide is one of them this month?
  • JIMMY_SABJIMMY_SAB Posts: 779
    Edwardo76 wrote: »
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    Maybe Ironhide is one of them this month?

    Ironhide was one of the February bots. Wish it was him though.
  • BaRdYaAmNBaRdYaAmN Posts: 1,496
    Grimlock at least?
  • WolfmillsWolfmills Posts: 354
    2 bots tht have not been in store yet and one rerun after being buffed is what i was thinking on the 2 per month, as far as the objectives they chnged them to be very easy to only run 2 bots and not have to change anything, everything is very generic now as far as getting and using the bots
  • NightpathNightpath Posts: 529
    BaRdYaAmN wrote: »
    Grimlock at least?

    Where he is the 4* freebie this month, I kinda doubt it...
  • KillMasterCKillMasterC Posts: 2,940
    Shouldn't the monthly buffed bot be announced one day earlier than next month's bots?
  • Bee2013Bee2013 Posts: 1
    I guess January feature bots will be:

    - Megatronus
    - Bumblebee scout
    - Wheel Jack

  • Vinod_7991Vinod_7991 Posts: 36
    Bee2013 wrote: »
    I guess January feature bots will be:

    - Megatronus
    - Bumblebee scout
    - Wheel Jack

    Oh Wow! I don’t know if you actually mean it or you’re being sarcastic.. :lol:
  • KittenKitten Posts: 1,791
    @Kabam Miike @Kabam Vydious
    It is Wednesday my dude
  • JIMMY_SABJIMMY_SAB Posts: 779
    edited January 1
    My obligatory list of historical Feature Bots aka BOTM aka Generic Bot Chips aka Jetfire converted chips. This also includes the “special” bots that Kabam chooses to reserve for a rainy day.

    Historical List: Monthly Feature Bots 2019/2020 (5* Bots)

    Jan (2019) - Jazz, MM, & Bludgeon
    Feb - WB, IH, & Blaster
    Mar - Ramjet & Ratchet
    Apr - OGP & KB
    May - Shocky, Hound, & Mix
    Jun - Tantrum, Dinobot, & Barricade
    July - OGM, JF, & Cheetor
    Aug - Wasp, SideSwipe, & Arcee
    Sep - Mirage, Prowl, & Cyclonus
    Oct - Megatron (RotF), Grindor, & Hot Rod
    Nov - Ultra Magnus, Primal, & Scorp
    Dec - MV1, Bonecrusher, Rhinox
    Jan (2020) - Grimlock, Wheeljack, & Starscream (my guesses only)

    Non special bots that remain
    Brawlers:
    Grimlock

    Demos:
    Galvatron

    Tacts:
    Starscream

    Techs:
    Soundwave
    Wheeljack

    Warriors:
    Drift

    Scouts:
    All done

    Special bots (eg. 5* is still being managed under unique circumstances).
    - Tronus
    - ThunderCracker
    - Nemesis Prime
    - G1 Bee
    - Tact Bee
  • VoltronVoltron Posts: 856
    Looks like they're stalling or already starting the reset of the BOTM. not cool.

    Ratchet, Jazz, and Starscream
  • JIMMY_SABJIMMY_SAB Posts: 779
    The announcement will come at 5:27pm ET today.
  • Ratchet, Jazz, Starscream confirmed. No mention of if any are being rebalanced though...
  • JscrillaJscrilla Posts: 95
    Mrnomis wrote: »
    2 out of the 3 for January are repeats of previous month's from 2019. There are still bots from the main pool yet to be released. What's up with that?

    They don't care. They are doing the absolute minimum to keep this game coasting to milk as much as possible from the player base before pulling the plug.

  • VanjieVanjie Posts: 65
    I really don’t understand this. Rereleasing a bot would make some sense if they were getting a buff but unless Ratchet and Jazz are both getting buffed, which I doubt, I don’t see the reason for doing this.
  • Are you serious? Drift hasn’t been yet why not him? 😒
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