Those who – like the Sandtroopers – are looking for the droids can get LEGO Star Wars BOOST 75253 Droid Commander now at Amazon with a Prime account. It seems that the online retailer has an exclusive opportunity to sell the set early.
This unique coding set builds three different iconic droids from Star Wars – R2-D2, the Gonk Droid and the Mouse Droid. As well as the 1,177 bricks to build the models, the set includes a sensor, motor and Move Hub. Once constructed, the special Star Wars software will allow users to code and play, with 40 different missions to send the droids on.
In this video, the LEGO Group reveals how R2-D2, the Gonk Droid and the Mouse Droid actually move:
As the video shows, the free app will be specially themed around Star Wars, with the ‘missions’ contained within designed especially for these new droid models. They will include party infiltration, work as a load lifter and message delivery.