LEGO has some great releases this summer, with something for everyone in the galaxy.
I can confidently state that summer is the most exciting season for Star Wars sets. Winter sees the smaller post-holiday releases, while Force Friday in the fall coincides with LucasFilm’s latest project.
LEGO can pursue its unique paths without the need to release any blockbuster products this year. This list seems to be confirmed for 2021, as it appears that the latest set of leaks is a clear indication.
The advent calendar’s favorite holiday tradition is to start with the list. There really isn’t much to say here, but last year’s calendar was a step forward with new builds and exclusive Christmas figures. With that out of the way, let’s dive into the interesting information.
LEGO will capitalize on The Mandalorian & The Clone Wars.
The Mandalore Throne and Vault come first from the general sets. These battle vignettes have been released by LEGO for several years. trendIn the Clone Wars. This desk display is $20 and includes Ahsoka as well as Darth Maul.
A new Mandalorian Fighter version will be released, as well as the first appearances by Gar Saxon and Bo-Katan. And let’s not forget about the Bad Batch, whose shuttle will be released along with a full crew of figures to provide a fresh spin on a familiar silhouette.
Made popular by The Mandalorian, next is the Imperial Troop Transport. The set comes with two stormtroopers, and a brand-new mortar trooper. This should make fans happy. Alongside that will be Moff Gideon’s cruiser for a steep $160. The scene is complete with strong figures and mini TIE Fighters. It might be worth it though. And it’s about time Moff Gideon comes to LEGO form.
There will be both new and old original trilogy sets.
Perhaps the most fascinating version of Slave One is perhaps the second. Rather than being fittingly from The Mandalorian, this version centers around The Empire Strikes Back, evident in the inclusion of Han Solo. Fennec Shand will still be part of the set, but it would have made Boba Fett’s appearance more authentic. Paired with that will be a new model, Darth Vader’s meditation chamber.
LEGO will continue its activities on May 4th. trendYou can create your own R2-D2 characters. It’s been done before, but designers have the ability to re-imagine a model that clearly needs it.
What other UCS sets will LEGO make?
After winning the fan vote, LEGO’s rendition of the Republic Gunship will release for $350. This model will be the first UCS model of the Clone Wars era and must be decently large.
Then there’s the lingering “question mark”With over 6,000 pieces. Some believe it to be a Death Star. It could have tens of thousands of parts. Another possibility is an AT-AT. However, that would be quite surprising considering the model was released in the past year.
Either way, LEGO has some big plans in 2021, and that’s not even mentioning a new game as well. Which set do you feel is missing or most excited about? Comment below!