Detroit, the 22nd century. Optimus Prime and his new band of Autobots must fight for their lives and the future of Cybertron. The Autobots are able to escape the Decepticons and crash-land in Lake Erie on the unknown planet called Earth, where they remain in stasis for 50 years. Now Optimus Prime and his young team are awakened from stasis, just in time to help the new "organic life forms" fight the evil villains in Detroit, but in order to save the humans and fight off the criminals they have to convert into their robot forms. In doing so, they save the day and become heroes, detined to fight all evil on the planet Earth and beyond.