LEGO Star Wars: New play sets and buildable figures based on Rogue One are available from today

By ·September 30, 2016 11:00 am

Force Friday is finally here and with it, comes a host of brand new and exciting Star Wars toys and collectibles ahead of Rogue One’s release this December. Most excitingly for myself comes the arrival of brand new LEGO Star Wars sets based on the characters and events of Rogue One.

The LEGO gods have gifted us with five brand new LEGO play sets and three LEGO buildable figures to bolster our Star Wars collections further this Force Friday. The five play sets range from £79.99 to £29.99, a rather affordable offering and all of the buildable figures have an RRP of just £19.99. You can find box art, RRPs and descriptions for all of the new release below.

Without a doubt K-2SO to be a guaranteed fan favourite and as such his buildable figure and the minifigure from the Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle play set are going to be hot items this holiday season. Anyway wishing to gift either of these sets should buy early to avoid disappointment.

It must be said the K-2SO buildable figure looks exactly like his on screen companion, in much the same way the General Grievous buildable figure did. Exceptional work from LEGO, well done.

Check out the new LEGO Star Wars sets below and let us know in the comments which of the new releases have sparked your interest!


Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle (#75156 RRP £79.99)


When a tough transport ship is needed, Krennic’s Imperial Shuttle is the perfect choice. Put him into the pilot seat, open out the thick-armour plating and position the Death Troopers. Lower the ramp and check the blasters are secured, then arm the spring-loaded shooters and seal the hull for take-off. Raise the landing skids, lower the wings for flight mode and set off on another dangerous mission. Includes five minifigures: Pao, Director Krennic, Bohdi Rook, Imperial Death Trooper and K-2SO.


Rebel U-Wing Fighter (#75155 RRP £69.99)


Open the cockpit and place the U-Wing Pilot in his seat. Fire up the engines and launch into the sky. Keep a lookout below with the transport window, and when you spot the enemy, fire the front spring-loaded shooters and stud shooters mounted in the side doors. You can even fold the wings back for a bigger model! Includes five minifigures: U-Wing Pilot, Jyn Erso, Cassian Andor, Rebel Trooper and Bistan.


TIE Striker (#75154 RRP £59.99)


Prepare for launch with the amazing TIE Striker, the Empire’s atmospheric patrol fighter! Open the minifigure cockpit from the top or front and put in the TIE Pilot. Help the Imperial ground crew member put supplies in the rear hold and arm the spring loaded shooters. Then adjust the huge wings and launch into the skies in search of rebels. Includes four minifigures: TIE Pilot, Imperial Ground Crew, Imperial Shoretrooper and Rebel Trooper.


AT-ST Walker (#75153 RRP £39.99)


Go on the hunt for Baze and the Rebel Trooper aboard the All Terrain Scout Transport. Open the top hatch, load up the AT-ST Driver and move the legs to speed into action. When you’ve tracked them down, turn the wheel to rotate the top and prepare to fire the spring-loaded shooters. Can Baze and the trooper escape the advancing AT-ST? That’s for you to decide. Includes three minifigures: AT-ST Driver, Baze Malbus and Rebel Trooper.


Imperial Assault Hovertank (#75152 RRP £29.99)


Help Chirrut battle the Imperial Assault Hovertank as it patrols the streets. This tough urban patrol vehicle has a two-minifigure cockpit and a rotating and elevating turret gun with spring-loaded shooters to target enemies of the Empire. And if the Rebel forces hide out of sight, open the storage container, grab the blasters and play out your own mini urban battles! Includes three minifigures: Chirrut Imwe and two Imperial Hovertank Pilots.


Sergeant Jyn Erso (#75119 RRP £19.99)


Help the Rebel Alliance take on the Empire with this buildable and highly posable Jyn Erso figure. Featuring a blaster rifle with spring-loaded shooter, wheel-operated arm swinging battle function, and detachable back mounted truncheons, this durable figure is just the thing for recreating intense battles from the movie, Star Wars: Rogue One


K-2SO (#75120 RRP £19.99)


Once an imperial security droid, K-2SO is now ready to fight for the Rebel Alliance. Build the droid, then push the button to the side to swing each arm or push it straight to swing both at the same time! The powerful K-2SO has he strength and skill to take on the Empire!


Imperial Death Trooper (#75121 RRP £19.99)


Defend the Empire’s elite with this buildable and highly posable Death Trooper figure. Featuring a blaster rifle with spring-loaded shooter, blaster pistol with holster and imposing decorated armour elements including a pauldron with attachable ammo pouches, this durable Death Trooper is ready for action.

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Written by Michael James Ilett


Michael James is the nerd that recites! He founded this site with the intention of building a one stop entertainment site for all of the nerdy things he loves in life.

Michael can often be found building LEGO, playing Civilization V and World of Warcraft, watching Sci-Fi and continuing to wait for “The Winds of Winter” to be released.

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