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Lego R2-D2 Will Be Available Tonight Ahead Of Star Wars Day

To celebrate May the 4th, Lego is releasing a new R2-D2 Lego set. It's pricey and chock-full of cool features.

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Lego's new Star Wars R2-D2 set will be available to order tonight, April 30 at 9 PM PT / 12 AM ET. This is Lego's most elaborate build of the iconic droid yet. The massive set is exclusive to the Lego Store, which means it might sell out pretty fast. Lego R2-D2 is releasing just in time for Star Wars Day next week.

As with all major Lego sets, R2-D2 comes with a commemorative plaque with facts about the droid. This plaque is more special than usual, though, as it highlights the 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm and includes a small R2-D2 figure that sits on top of the plaque.

In other Lego news, Luigi is joining the Lego Super Mario lineup. The Luigi Starter Course releases August 1 and is available to preorder now at multiple retailers, including the Lego Store and Best Buy. For more Star Wars products, make sure to check out our Star Wars gift guide, which is filled with great gift ideas for collectors.

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