Over on the MattyCollector page, an update was posted by Skeletor’s Love Child. There have been some changes to the release of Masters of the Universe Classics King Hsss. In short, they had to make some concessions on the figure to ensure a quality release, but he will not be a required purchase for sub holders. Here is the update in full:
From the desk of Skeletor’s Love Child:
I know you guys have been wondering about King Hssss and now that I have some concrete answers I can share what’s going on.
Yes, the new torso was scheduled to be released with Buzz Saw Hordak. However, when we tried to combine the two we found out that it wouldn’t be possible to do so due to costs. We tried a few different options (alternate packaging, higher price point, etc.), but none of these choices made sense (business or common).
So here’s what we’ve decided to do: King Hssss will still be released in 2015 but he will arrive as a complete figure. Accessories, alternate head, another set of legs…it will all be there. After reviewing all the different factors that went into making this product this was the only thing that made sense as well as the right thing to do. We know that promises were made regarding how you were supposed to receive this figure but ultimately…it just wasn’t possible. It didn’t sit well with any of us to force you to pay a premium for this item so we decided to put the power in your hands.
As a sub holder you will not be locked in to purchasing this figure. King Hssss will be offered during the month of November as an add on item. If you want him, he’ll be available during Early Access; if not, you won’t be obligated to purchase. All remaining stock not purchased will be offered during our November All Access sale.
There will be pictures posted of the bendy headed Snake Men leader at a later date, but I didn’t want to wait any longer to give you a heads up.
Skeletor’s Love Child
When they release the updated photos, we’ll be sure to share them here.