R2-D2 Battle Damaged (CommTech 2) Episode I, 2001
Hasbro originally planned on releasing the R2-D2 (Battle Damaged) as part of the Episode I basic figure assortment. The figure was planned to include the second generation CommTech chip with "Twice the Speech". However, the CommTech chips were cancelled, and the figure was released as part of the Power of the Jedi series with a Force File insert.
Working prototype CommTech chips were developed for #57 R2-D2 (Battle Damaged).
CommTech V2 Proposed Speech:
Various Beeps & Whistles