The most important holiday in the galaxy far, far away is nearly upon us. Not, we don’t mean Life Day. We’re talking about
LEGO’s newly announced 2,314-piece R2-D2 construction set stands 12.5-inches high, 7.5-inches wide, and 6-inches deep. The company calls it their “most feature-packed LEGO brick version” of the character ever. While kids might love Artoo as much as anyone, this set is aimed at adults.
Packed with authentic details, it also includes a number of moving elements in the best spirit of Artoo’s Swiss Army knife-like body. That includes a retractable mid-leg, rotating head, opening and extendable front hatches, and a periscope that can be pulled up and turned.” But this lovable droid’s coolest feature might be his hidden compartment. It holds—what else—Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber.
The collection also comes with a buildable display stand. It includes an information plaque about the iconic droid. The set also boasts a mini LEGO droid figure and an exclusive Lucasfilm 50th anniversary LEGO brick to mark the company’s ongoing celebration of the studio’s founding.
That’s a whole lot of droid and a whole lot of LEGO. And it’s coming to stores just in time for