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LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is Back Just in Time for May the 4th

Everyone’s favourite is back with a few upgrades for 2021. Releasing at midnight tonight, LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is back just in time for May the 4th. The LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is one of the rarest and most sought after LEGO sets of all time. And for good reason, R2 one of the most famous characters in the Star Wars franchise. This little astromech carried stolen plans for the Death Star across the deserts of Tatooine and delivered them to the Rebel Alliance on Yavin 4 without capture! Imagine what would’ve happened if it wasn’t for R2’s quick thinking on-board the Millenium Falcon back in Cloud City. If he never found Hyperdrive who knows what would’ve happened.

LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 Release Information

Ages: 18+
Pieces: 2314
Item number: #75308
Release date: 01/05 at 00:00 AEST

This time around, everyone’s favourite droid features more authentic details than ever before. Adding to the experience and allowing you to re-create more scenes, and display the little fella with pride. The LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is jam-packed with features and displayable material, including Luke Skywalker’s lightsabre, a rotating head, opening hatches, and retractable legs for standing and driving. Even the most die-hard fans will appreciate the attention to detail that LEGO has gone to in re-creating this legend of the big screen.

With over 2000 pieces, this sought-after LEGO set is by no means for the faint of heart. But we reckon there’s nothing more rewarding than taking some time out of your day to decompress and build some LEGO. And what better set to build than one of the biggest and most detailed. Standing at a height of 31cm and with a width of 20cm, this set is perfect for displaying in a man cave or office space alike.

The LEGO Star Wars R2-D2 is releasing at Midnight on April 30th, in other words, 01/05 at 00:00 AEST. It’s available online via the LEGO Store and other LEGO retailers globally.

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