Apparently I’m living life a day behind. This bit of LEGO Star Wars news was announced yesterday on LEGO.com: a brand new LEGO Star Wars UCS 75309 Republic Gunship set.
Is it impressive? I’d say so. Look, I’m not a fan of the source material, the design does nothing for me, I never liked any of the regular System-scale sets from before, but even I looked at this thing and thought it looked pretty awesome.
The set only comes with two minifigs. I say only as if it should come with more. Maybe it just feels like it should but you get a Mace Windu with some leg-printing and a generic Clone Trooper Commander. This was a good opportunity to include a named Clone in this set as an exclusive but LEGO failed on that one. I suppose they’re saving upgraded Clones for future sets to milk as much money out of the fans as they can.
75309 Republic Gunship will cost you $349.99 and for that price you’ll get 3,292 pieces when it comes out August 1, 2021. You can check out the product page (<== affiliate link) for more details.