We’re just counting the days before Force Friday II officially kicks off on September 1 – and LEGO definitely knows how to ride the waves and build up the excitement. Since the start of this month, LEGO has been leaving a trail of bread crumbs to what most of us believe to be the comeback of the iconic starship that made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. The rumor that a reboot of 2007’s LEGO Star Wars UCS Millennium Falcon (10179) is in the works has been lingering for a few months already, and now more than ever, the excitement is almost at a crescendo.
The London Bus comes in a box that is over 20,000 cm³ but something BIGGER is coming… 😮 4.86 times bigger, to be exact! 😉 pic.twitter.com/kgntOZZ5Ua
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 1, 2017
The instruction manual for the LEGO Carousel contains over 194 pages but something BIGGER is coming… 😮 2.56 times bigger! 😉 pic.twitter.com/r8q9nKpEEb
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 8, 2017
Get ready! #LEGOStarWars is assembling its biggest set yet! 😱 We just can't wait for October 1st! @starwars pic.twitter.com/bG5bYgHDv8
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 15, 2017
The biggest LEGO set to date is the 5,922 piece Taj Mahal but, brace yourself! The newest LEGO Star Wars set is 1,619 pieces bigger! 😲 pic.twitter.com/seRy9UMxlv
— LEGO (@LEGO_Group) August 22, 2017
LEGO’s most recent tweet has already confirmed that this is the largest LEGO Star Wars set ever made, in fact THE largest LEGO set ever to be offered to the public dwarfing the current contender which is 2008’s Taj Mahal (10189). At a whopping 7,541 pieces, this mystery set is estimated to retail anywhere between $600 to $700 USD as calculated by Brickset.
In related news, LEGO is now giving away flyers pointing to the set’s debut on September 1 at all LEGO Stores worldwide. If we understand correctly what the LEGO September Store Calendar says, this uber massive LEGO Star Wars mystery set will be available for early VIP access from September 14 to 30, and will be available to the general public starting October 1.
What do you think, will LEGO release another teaser before the set is unveiled on September 1? Are you excited about this? Share us what you think in the comments below.