Following the teaser during Hasbro's Pulse Con event last week, Ghostbusters fans have now been given a preview of the Proton Pack replica the toy company has developed to release through its HasLab range, a customer crowd-funded facility similar to Kickstarter.
Here are the details we currently know:
Features: Lights and sounds inspired by the screen-used Proton Pack props and how they appear on-screen in the movies.
Design: Scanned from one of the screen-used props featured in Ghostbusters: Afterlife.
1) The Classic Bundle (inspired by the 1984 movie)
The first stretch goal will include a connection hose that hooks the HasLab Proton Pack up to the Spengler Neutrona Wand. Custom 1984 decals with a brushed chrome look will also be included for your pre-existing Spengler Neutrona Wand.
2) The Ghostbusters: Afterlife Bundle
The second stretch goal will include 3 Plasma Series Mini-Pufts figures AND 3 alternate, swappable heads, featuring NEW DECO! A white marshmallow goo attachment for the Proton Pack will also be included.
3) The Spengler Special
The third stretch goal will include a sheet of Ghostbusters-themed decals and an Egon Spengler 16-page notebook that includes schematics, handwritten notes, and personal anecdotes.
4) The Supernatural Stand
The fourth stretch goal will include an exclusive high-quality display stand.
One feature of note that was shown with a physical prototype of the replica, and is a small spoiler for something that will be seen in Ghostbusters: Afterlife, was a
Those interested in pledging support to the campaign will have until 11:59pm Eastern Time on December 12th, 2021 to do so. The project requires 7,000 backers minimum to be greenlit for production.
If successful, the replicas are expected to ship around March 2023.
More images (including those aforementioned-spoilers) can be seen on the replica's official page.