The Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649) Set Has Arrived!

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LEGO fans will surely get a kick out of this one, as LEGO officially reveals its latest addition to – the beautifully rendered Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649)! In case you missed it, this set takes inspiration from the giant minifigure that stands outside the LEGO Campus in Billund and promises to be an exciting new addition to the LEGO family.

Introducing the Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649)

This buildable Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649) is a posable figure that stands over 10.5 inches (27 cm) tall, or almost a foot tall. It comes with 654 pieces and will be available for purchase beginning June 1, for $50.

A Keepsake with a Secret

One of the surprising features of this buildable figure is an opening hat that hides a standard-sized minifigure inside, perfect for inspiring role-play fun. This fun hidden detail kind of reminds me of those cleverly fun Mecha Mickey Robo builds created by LEGO fan builder Moko a few years back.

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Potentially, you can recreate this iconic Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649) in any way you want – your imagination is the limit. I can just imagine how LEGO fan builders can easily swap some of the bricks that made up the torso, to completely customize this awesome minifig statue. It’s a great way to truly make this buildable minifigure your own, just like how you can customize the LEGO Originals Wooden Minifigure (853967) from 2019.


This fun, posable minifigure stands almost 1 foot tall and will look great in any home or office. It makes a meaningful gift for any fan of LEGO building or minifigures and is sure to be a beloved keepsake for years to come.

Needless to say, the Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649) is an exciting addition to, and its surprising features and buildable design make it a must-have for fans of LEGO minifigs. For more details, check out the set’s official images and product description below.

Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649)

654 pieces | $49.99 | Available starting June 1, 2023

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Enchant any LEGO® enthusiast aged 10 and up with this buildable Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649). This posable minifigure looks just like the one found in front of the LEGO Campus in Billund and has a movable head, arms, legs and hands. It also features an opening hat that hides a standard-size minifigure inside to inspire role-play fun. This up-scaled buildable figure will look great in any home or office and makes a meaningful gift for any fan of LEGO building or minifigures.

  • Buildable icon – Create a LEGO® Up-Scaled LEGO Minifigure (40649) with this imaginative set. It makes a fun gift for older kids or adult fans with a passion for LEGO building or minifigures
  • Keepsake with a secret – In addition to a movable head, hands, arms and legs, this up-scaled minifigure has a hat that opens to reveal a standard-sized minifigure inside, ideal for role-play fun
  • Measurements – This fun, posable minifigure stands over 10.5 in. (27 cm) tall, and makes an appealing piece for display anywhere

Author: Albert Balanza

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