This is the first Transformers film without a mid-credits scene.

This is the first Transformers that begins without an opening monologue by Optimus Prime.

When the Paramount logo appears, it is accompanied by a series of robotic sounds.

The film title appears in an Alien (1979)-esque manner, bit by bit.

This is the first Transformers series that DreamWorks Pictures did not have the opening logo.