Celebrate 20 years of LEGO Star Wars with commemorative anniversary sets

Celebrate 20 years of LEGO Star Wars with commemorative anniversary sets

It’s hard to imagine that there was a time when there weren’t any licensed LEGO sets. For years, the company had their own lines that featured knights, pirates, and common, every day people, and they were (and still are) awesome.

But then, that all changed, when LEGO obtained licensing rights to make Star Wars sets. From there, we’ve gotten countless minifigs, vehicles, and locales based on the galaxy far, far away, along with other properties from DC Comics, Marvel, Harry Potter, and so much more.

To celebrate the anniversary of the very first Star Wars LEGO sets, LEGO have announced a special line of anniversary sets featuring some of the most iconic characters and vehicles from the Star Wars films. There’s a sweet looking Slave I, Anakin Skywalker’s podracer, Luke’s snowspeeder, and more. Plus, each set comes with a special “classic” minifigure, made in the style of minifigs of yore. That means characters have simple, yellow faces, less complex accessories, and simpler detailing on their clothing. It’s… pretty awesome, I’m not gonna lie.

Check out the details below.

Per LEGO:

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LEGO® Star Wars™ 75262 – Imperial Dropship™-20th Anniversary Edition 125 pieces | Age 6+ 19.99 (USD) | 24.99 (CAD)

Deploy the troopers with the LEGO® Star Wars™ Imperial Dropship! Load them onto the platform and store their stud blasters for the flight. Then sit the Shadow Trooper in the cockpit, fire up the engines and blast off for another exciting battle against the Rebels.

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LEGO® Star Wars™ 75258 – Anakin’s Podracer™-20th Anniversary Edition 279 pieces | Age 7+ 29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)

Speed to victory in Anakin’s Podracer! Sit young Anakin Skywalker in the cockpit and lower his goggles ready for the race. Then fire up the huge engines, grab the play handle and zoom through the canyons of Tatooine… or your living room! With Anakin at the controls, victory is yours!

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LEGO® Star Wars™ 75261 – Clone Scout Walker™-20th Anniversary Edition 250 pieces | Age 6+ 29.99 (USD) | 39.99 (CAD)

Protect the Wookiee warrior with the armored Clone Scout Walker! Sit the Kashyyyk Trooper in the seat of the armored AT-RT Walker and stride in battle. Turn and fire the stud shooter before the Dwarf Spider Droid destroys the trench with its own stud shooter. The Clone Army must win at all costs!

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LEGO® Star Wars™ 75259 – Snowspeeder™-20th Anniversary Edition 309 pieces | Age 7+ 39.99 (USD) | 49.99 (CAD)

Sound the alarm, Echo Base is under attack! Win the Battle of Hoth with Luke and Dak Ralter in their amazing LEGO® Star Wars™ Snowspeeder from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Speed over the ice and launch the spring-loaded shooters. Then fire the rear stud shooter and harpoon with string. On the ground, help the Rebel Trooper take aim and fire the gun tower stud shooter. Those Imperials must be defeated!

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LEGO® Star Wars™ 75243 – Slave I™-20th Anniversary Edition 1007 pieces | Age 10+ 119.99 (USD) | 159.99 (CAD)

Build Boba Fett’s personal Slave I starship and travel with him through the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy in search of fugitives! Grab the handle and fly him around. Pull the triggers to fire the spring-loaded shooters. Load Han Solo trapped in carbonite into the hold and deliver him to collect your payment. It's another exciting day in the life of a bounty hunter!

The sets will be available later this year.

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