Earlier this month Disney announced their merchandise for Pride Month 2021.

In celebration of Pride Month 2021 and the company’s Pride collection, The Walt Disney Company is giving funds as part of our ongoing commitment to organizations around the world that support LGBTQ+ communities.

This year’s celebration of inclusion reached the Droid Factory line as the latest Build-a-Droid figure exclusive features not only the Pride color scheme but the Rainbow Collection banner as well. We, thanks to The Sandcrawler listener Dan D. who happened to be on vacation during the week of release, have added this newest droid to our Disney’s Droid Factory Build-a-Droid Guide!

R2-RN8W (May 2021)

All different types of droids populate the Star Wars galaxy. Each droid is different and has their own unique personality and colors. This droid enjoys celebrating together on Coruscant. Join R2-RN8W on many adventures throughout the galaxy.

In time for Pride month 2021, Disney launched their Rainbow Collection across many of their Parks’ merchandise lines and the Droid Factory line was included. This droid is a simple repaint of the R2 mold that has been in heavy rotation in this line since 2015. This droid was available at

  • R2 Heads (1 version)

  • R1 Bodies (1 version)

R2-RN8W – This colorful R2 frequents the many festivities and celebrations that occur most days on the city-planet’s surface.

This figure retailed for $12.99.