LEGO to Debut Updated R2-D2 with Lucasfilm 50th Anniversary Brick to Celebrate Star Wars Day

May the force be with all of the LEGO Star Wars collectors out there who are hoping to secure the brand-new R2-D2 model on May the fourth! The company just announced that a special set featuring everyone’s favorite droid will launch exclusively on the LEGO website on May 1st, while supplies last.

Consisting of a massive 2,314 pieces, this R2-D2 features details from the classic Star Wars films inside and out. It includes advanced features such as a retractable mid-leg to transition between standing and driving positions, extendable front hatches with contact tools, and even Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber in a secret compartment.

The set will also include a standard-sized R2-D2 minifigure which sits atop a Lucasfilm 50th anniversary brick and a Star Wars name plaque featuring stats and details from the films.

R2-D2 will launch at midnight, 12:00 AM EDT on May 1st, 2021, and it will likely sell out shortly thereafter. Stay tuned to Conskipper for complete coverage of all things Star Wars as soon as it breaks!

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