Force Friday II Unveils ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ Pops, LEGO Sets, Hot Wheels, and More
Hold onto your space bucks, friends, it’s Star Wars “Force Friday II”! In honor of all things Star Wars, and specifically to celebrate the rollout of Rian Johnson‘s Star Wars: The Last Jedi later this year, all sorts of collectibles, toys, and products are available for your perusing and purchasing pleasure today. If you want a cuddly Snoke, an imposing Praetorian Guard, or a DIY R2-D2, Star Wars has got you covered.
And so do we! We’ve rounded up some of the more fantastic and fan-favorite offerings available today for you to take a look at. Consider it a relatively safe bit of window shopping far from the “Add to Cart” and “Complete Order” buttons. But if you want some of these items, you might want to act fast; there’s no telling how many will be left by the time Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters December 15th.
Here’s a look at just some of the toys and collectibles available for purchase on this “Force Friday II”; we’ll add more as they become available:
- Funko Pop – You got your Old Man Luke Skywalker, varieties of BB model droids, and more Porgs than you can shake a gaffi stick at.
- LEGO – Once you’ve finished putting together the epic version of the Millennium Falcon, there’s still plenty of LEGO products left to pick up!
- littleBits – Put that S.T.E.A.M. education to work for the Empire or the Rebellion by constructing your own little R2-D2 or custom droid.
- Hasbro – All sorts of figures and playsets to bring the adventure home to your living room.
- Propel – Learn how to fly a starfighter with these Star Wars inspired battle drones.
- Mattel – Get some vehicles and starships to go with all those figures.
- Sphero – We know you’ve already got your remote-controlled BB-8, so get him an R2-D2 and a BB-9E to complete the set.
- JAKKS Pacific – When nothing but a BIG-FIGS™ will do.
littleBits Droid Inventor Kit
For the first time ever, kids can create their own Droid, including R2-D2™, and bring it to life using littleBits electronic blocks! With the free Droid™ Inventor app, they’ll give their Droid new abilities and take it on 17+ missions. Then they’ll level-up their inventor skills, reconfiguring parts to design any Droid they can dream up.
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Propel's Star Wars Battle Drones
This year, Propel revolutionizes its Collector’s edition Star Wars Drones with its new Flight Training app. Players will learn how to fly a drone virtually in the Star Wars universe via Bluetooth. As beginner pilots use Propel’s Flight Training app, they will begin their journey in flight simulator mode: this experience uses 34 training missions to teach beginner pilots to fly like pros. An additional feature of the app is its Live Battle mode, where pilots are able to connect and battle with other Star Wars drone pilots in multiplayer battles, inspired by missions and battles from the Star Wars movies.
Jedi Challenges: Lenovo's Augmented Reality Experience
A new augmented reality Star Wars product that allows fans to experience Star Wars in ways never before possible. Jedi Challenges features a smartphone-powered Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Tracking Beacon, Lightsaber controller, and hours of Star Wars gameplay. The product is compatible with both Android phones and iPhones, will be available this holiday season and is available for pre-order now.
Controlled with a smart device, you can drive these droids, watch Star Wars films together, explore holographic simulations and more.
Straight out of the Star Wars Saga comes the JAKKS BIG-FIGS™ Star Wars: The Last Jedi action figures. Each figure stands 18-inches to 20-inches tall, has seven or more points of articulation. Some of the characters also come with soft goods capes and removable accessories.