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The Best Way to Celebrate Star Wars Day is with Play

May 1, 2024 7:51 pm in by

As celebrations for the LEGO Star Wars 25th anniversary continue throughout the year, fans are gearing up for a lot of exciting things are happening especially on May 4 which has become an unofficial “Star Wars Day” due the the brilliant pun “”May the 4th be with you!

Of course, the REAL Star Wars Day will forever be also celebrated in May, all be it a little later on the 25th of May as it was this day in 1977 the original film was released.

But really, we’ll find any excuse to celebrate it even more and there are some new 25th anniversary products arriving in time for May the 4th

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The TIE Interceptor building set that was part of the first launch of the Ultimate Collector Series in 2000 is back in a new and redesigned version. Admirers of Star WarsReturn of the Jedi™ can relive the action of the movie, as they recreate the distinctive wings, detailed cockpit, and laser cannons of the magnificent LEGO Star Wars TIE Interceptor™ building set. 

The 1,931-piece set is an impressive 40 centimetres/16 inches long and comes complete with an exclusive TIE Pilot minifigure and Mouse Droid figure, currently limited to this set. The model is mounted on a stand with a printed plaque and includes a printed brick (3.2 centimetres/ 1.3 inches wide, 0.8 centimetres/ 0.3 inches long and 3.2 centimetres/ 1.3 inches high) with the LEGO Star Wars anniversary logo.

Fans of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace™ can dive into building a dynamic snapshot of Tatooine with the Mos Espa Podrace™ Diorama building set. The 718-piece display set includes Anakin Skywalker, the Arch Canyon and a plaque with Qui-Gon Jinn’s advice: “Remember. Concentrate on the moment. Feel. Don’t think. Use your instincts.” 

For those who have already ventured to the dark side, the 640-piece Darth Maul’s Sith Infiltrator™ building set could be ideal. Fans can fold out the wings and retract the landing gear for flight, fire the 2 spring-loaded shooters and press the trigger to drop 3 DRK-1 probe droids from the front compartment. 

Alternatively, fans can check out the brick-built destroyer droid, Droideka™ set with 583 pieces.

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Those who prefer brick-built display characters are also in for a treat with the set of six collectible LEGO BrickHeadz™ figures featuring the characters of Jar Jar Binks, Anakin Skywalker, Queen Amidala, Captain Panaka, Qui-Gon Jinn and Darth Maul.

For Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith fans, there is also a BrickHeadz™ Clone Commander Cody set. 

Anyone who is team Grogu will be happy that they can now immerse themselves into the building experience of the 221-piece BARC Speeder™ Escape alongside Kelleran Beq.  

And the May the 4th celebrations continue in LEGO Fortnite, with exciting new LEGO Star Wars content to discover in the survival crafting game beginning May 3rd.

Fans should keep their sights to the stars in LEGO Fortnite later in the month!

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Find out more at www.LEGO.com/Star-Wars 

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