LEGO Star Wars 75279 Advent Calendar revealed

The LEGO Group has revealed this year’s LEGO Star Wars Christmas countdown set, 75279 Advent Calendar.

Every year the LEGO Star Wars theme releases a new advent calendar, with this year’s featuring ugly Christmas jumpers, a randomly applied Santa dat and plenty of micro models. 75279 Advent Calendar will launch on August 1 and cost £24.99 in the UK, $39.99 in the USA.

This gallery of official images shows the box and the tiny models that are found behind the doors:

Two new exclusive pieces are included – the Death Star and BB-8 Christmas jumper torsos.

Here is the official product description:

Kids can wake up to a gift every day in the run-up to Christmas with the 2020 LEGO Star Wars Advent Calendar (75279) holiday building set. Behind each of the 24 doors is a Star Wars LEGO minifigure, LEGO figure, buildable starship, vehicle or location. Also, look out for a code to unlock Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga game content.

There are 6 LEGO minifigures and 6 LEGO figures to discover, such as Darth Vader with Christmas sweater decoration and D-O with a festive hat, plus a foldout playmat with an image of the Millennium Falcon with Christmas lights to inspire creative play. The 12 mini builds in this holiday calendar include Anakin’s Podracer, a Republic Cruiser and Darth Vader’s Castle.

As with all of the August sets, 75279 Advent Calendar will include a unique unlock code for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

This holiday season will also see a special festive LEGO Star Wars sticker book released.

A whole wave of new sets will arrive on August 1, including 75292 The Razor Crest, 75288 AT-AT, 75293 Resistance I-TS Transport, 75291 Death Star Final Duel, 75283 Armored Assault Tank (AAT), 75281 Anakin’s Jedi Interceptor, 75284 Knights of Ren Transport Ship, 75286 General Grievous’s Starfighter and 75280 501st Legion Clone Troopers. 75279 Advent Calendar will launch on September 1.

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