This morning as part of Star Wars Gift of the Galaxy product program, Hasbro announced three new action figure sets. With 2024 being the 25th anniversary of the Prequel Trilogy, all of these sets slated for next year are PT focused. While the only Vintage Collection entry this week looks amazing, some have become frustrated over the pricing of this deluxe figure. The last time a super-articulated Jango was released in TVC (1) it retailed for $8-9 making this release 12 years later a 300% increase with just as many accessories. On the flip side, the Retro Collection comes in priced at a cool $60 for 6 figures, which returns the line to the 10-dollar-price-point.
Hasbro has provided us with official images and press release information.
STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES C-3PO (B1 BATTLE DROID BODY) & SUPER BATTLE DROID
(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $49.99 / Available: Spring 2024)
STAR WARS fans and collectors can imagine scenes from the STAR WARS galaxy with this premium 6-inch STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES C-3PO (B1 BATTLE DROID BODY) & SUPER BATTLE DROID figure pack, inspired by the characters’ appearances in STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES. When C-3PO loses his head in a Separatist droid factory, it’s replaced with a battle droid’s – leading to confusion in the colosseum during the Battle of Geonosis. Fans and collectors can display these fully articulated figures featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation in their collection. Includes 2 figures and 2 entertainment-inspired accessories.
Available for pre-order 12/13 at 1pm ET exclusively at Hasbro Pulse.
STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION JANGO FETT
(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $24.99 / Available: Summer 2024)
In the Republic’s final years, proficient marksman Jango Fett was considered the best bounty hunter in the galaxy. He donned a sleek armored suit that concealed his scarred face. Fans can celebrate the legacy of STAR WARS, the action-and-adventure-packed space saga from a galaxy far, far away, with this premium 3.75-inch scale STAR WARS: THE VINTAGE COLLECTION JANGO FETT figure inspired by the STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES. This figure feature premium detail and design across product and packaging inspired by the original Kenner line, as well as the entertainment-inspired collector grade deco. Includes figure and 7 entertainment-inspired accessories including his signature jetpack and two blasters with fire FX.
Available for pre-order 12/13 at 1pm ET at Hasbro Pulse, BigBadToyStore, Entertainment Earth and additional fan channel retailers.
STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE MULTIPACK
(HASBRO/Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $59.99/Available: Spring 2024)
Jedis Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi discover Anakin Skywalker, a young child unusually strong with the Force, while dealing with a massive invasion on Naboo and the re-emergence of the force of darkness known as the Sith. Inspired by the original 1970s Kenner STAR WARS action figures, this STAR WARS: RETRO COLLECTION STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE MULTIPACK features premium design and five points of articulation across all figures. These 3.75-inch-scale figures are detailed to look like the Obi-Wan Kenobi, Qui-Gon Jinn, Queen Amidala, Darth Maul, Jar Jar Binks and battle droid characters as they appeared in STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE. These figures feature classic Kenner branding, as well as packaging treated with a weathered look. Imagine the excitement of the ‘70s when the STAR WARS original trilogy had just begun. Includes 6 figures and 5 accessories.