LEGO is celebrating two decades’ worth of licensed “Star Wars” sets in epic style. Their latest products to commemorate that milestone, first seen in images last January and showcased for real during the NYTF, are all awesome brick-built love letters to the storied space opera franchise from Lucasfilm (and Disney).
While the major announcement had a big batch of LEGO Star Wars 20th anniversary sets, they’re not the only “Star Wars” sets around. More products such as the Duel on Starkiller Base set (75236) have been introduced as well. And now, LEGO’s working on introducing the little products, aka polybags.
Sharp observers at the New York Toy Fair found at least one new LEGO Star Wars polybag connected to the “20 Years” celebration. This is a micro-scale rendition of an already existing LEGO Star Wars 20 set, Anakin’s Podracer (75258). Say hello then to the 20 Years Podracer polybag (30461).
As expected of many polybag versions of larger LEGO sets, the Podracer (30461) is a significant yet effective simplification of the larger anniversary Podracer set (75258). There’s the racer capsule and the two pods. However the connector cables are absent, with only the clear-part central piece connecting the components together.
No word has been given on when this polybag will be released. The most likely answer will be that it will start as a free with purchase on stores and LEGO Shop@Home, included with a minimum purchase of LEGO Star Wars 20th anniversary sets. Eventually it’ll be sold by itself in shops when the promo runs through. Time will tell if this prediction follows through.