Here they are folks. And they are a LOT to take in!
Clearly carries a massive Rail weapon as the primary, 4 seeker missiles, and a huge missile pod payload. You can also see more missile pods setup for indirect fire, possibly an SMS system.
Edit: the more I look at the weapon, the more I think it is a massive pulse weapon. You can see 3 little 'barrels' in the vertical opening. This sortof makes me happy, since it would mean the Hammerhead would still be the only way to get a rail weapon. Unless the thing I think is an 'ion' weapon is really some sort of rail weapon. who knows? GW probably didn't even know when they designed it: "Just make it look cool. We'll name it and give it rules later"
The legs sport stabilizing rods, which might translate to movement restrictions in-game when firing at full effect.
Lots of optics and targeters, including what looks like an independent targeting AI thingamabob opposite the main weapon. Maybe a TL AFP for clearing out those pesky infantry hordes? Room for support systems too. Man this thing looks like it will hit so hard. It reminds me of when the Hammerhead was first introduced, with the huge Railgun that was an unheard of S10 AP1 Range 72" and wowed everyone. Pretty much no reason to take the humble hammerhead now...
You get a peek at the new firewarriors, the other new riptide variant, and new crisis suits. The crisis suits are a nice blend of the old style altered for better modeling and more poses. They'll fit in nicely as we augment our old crisis teams with them. Unlike the Broadsides, which were worlds apart from their predecessors.
Edit: named the Ghostkeel
Looks like it comes with yet another type of drone, what could they be for? Some sort of close support flechette drone? Either way they look Awesome!
And here you can see the New. Fire. Warriors!!!!!!! Holy crap they look so good. Those carbines look super modern and the new helmets make them look way cooler than before. I love our Tau, and this makes me want to sell all the Tau I own!
You also get to see the Stormsurge in the background with an Ion primary weapon instead of the Rail weapon. So the SS will definitely have lots of options!
EDIT: these are from B&C. Shows the new name: Ghostkeel for the smaller stealth riptide
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you Space Marine players can just sit back and start crying now. Might as well do it now and get it over with in private.