launches Star Wars May the 4th deals

May the 4th be with you! has launched the brand new 75308 R2-D2 set and a bunch of special offers to celebrate the annual Star Wars shopping event.

It’s time for May the 4th at, the weekend when there’s too many Star Wars deals to resist (yes, two is too many). Four new sets are available to buy – 75308 R2-D2, 75304 Darth Vader Helmet, 75305 Scout Trooper Helmet and 75306 Imperial Probe Droid.

Here are the deals that are running:

Plus, anyone who subscribes to Blocks, the LEGO magazine for fans, before 23.59 (BST) on May 4 will get a free LEGO Star Wars back issue of Blocks!

Our prize draw this month is Star Wars themed too, with one lucky winner getting a bundle including 75308 R2-D2, 75302 Imperial Shuttle and 75306 Imperial Probe Droid. Just subscribe before June 2 to be included.

To get Blocks magazine delivered every month – ahead of the shops – check out the money-saving subscription deals available. We have an additional new subscriber perk that we’ll be unveiling soon!

75308 R2-D2 is releasing the character for the first time in nine years as a stand-alone set. The functional model of the beep-booping bot comes with an exclusive 50th anniversary of Lucasfilm brick. A special function built using a complex Technic interior allows the middle leg to be deployed, so the droid can be displayed in two or three legged mode. There are also three extending gadgets and Luke Skywalker’s lightsaber hidden within R2’s body.

To find out about the set’s design and how the character came to life in the Star Wars movies, check out Blocks magazine Issue 79 and our exclusive feature all about R2-D2.

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