New Millennium Falcon Announcement is Deja Vu Again

The other day the LEGO Group released photos of the new Kessel Run Millennium Falcon from the upcoming SOLO: A Star Wars Movie. Didn’t we just do a Millennium Falcon?

Yes, if it seems familiar, this new Falcon set (75212) comes hot on the heels of the huge UCS version that LEGO still can’t keep in stores or available online. Even with the enormous price tag.

Anyway, this new Falcon is more affordable at $169 US and is actually entirely different. The new/old Falcon features it’s original blue and white paint job and is lacking the familiar front “mandibles” – or at least there’s something between them. Generally assumptions are that it’s a cargo area, or Han did some major mods/damage before the events of A New Hope.

Interestingly LEGO is holding back on 2 additional minifigures to prevent spoilers. That’s new.

75212 – Kessel Run Millennium Falcon™
Piece Count: 1,414
Price: $169.99
Outsmart the villainous overseers and escape the Kessel Mines aboard the amazing Millennium Falcon! Pull amazing maneuvers from the cockpit. Jump in the laser turrets and fire back at pursuing craft. Then check the hyperdrive and get ready to jump to safety! After all that excitement, kick back with Han and his friends with a drink from the bar, while you let Chewbacca win at Dejarik. Then it’s off to bed for a well-earned snooze in the bunk aboard the fastest ship in the galaxy!
Characters: Han Solo™; Chewbacca™; Qi’ra™; Lando Calrissian™; Kessel droid and two additional characters!


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