Rumoured since January but only announced today, 10292 Friends Apartments is the LEGO Group’s first follow-up to an Ideas set – in this case, 21319 Central Perk – since 21108 Ghostbusters Ecto-1 inspired 75827 Firehouse Headquarters in 2016.
And just like the first set based on what was once hailed as the UK’s most popular subscription streaming show, 10292 Friends Apartments is packed with references and nods from across the series’ 10-year history – both in its builds, which recreate Monical and Rachel’s and Joey and Chandler’s apartments and their adjoining hallway, and its minifigures, which include all six key characters (and Janice).
Click (or tap) on the images below to fully appreciate the craft poured into 10292 Friends Apartments ahead of our comprehensive review, which will go live later this week – and take an even deeper dive into the source material behind this new 18+ release.
10292 Friends Apartments will launch exclusively for VIP members on May 19, before going on wider sale on June 1. You can find all the details on the set – including its price, and comment from the LEGO designer who put it together – by clicking here.
When you’re done taking in all the info and images, head here for a rundown of the inspiration behind each of the set’s seven minifigures and their brand new outfits, each of which calls back to a very specific moment in the sitcom.
Then, while you wait for 10292 Friends Apartments to launch proper, catch up on the LEGO Group’s current Friends set (if you haven’t already) by picking up 21319 Central Perk from LEGO.com. The first person to mod both sets into a two-storey modular building wins…