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LEGO Celebrates 20 Years of Star Wars With New Logo, Anniversary Sets

This year, LEGO celebrates 20 years of Star Wars. In anticipation of this milestone, LEGO has released five anniversary sets as well as a special anniversary logo.

LEGO Star Wars, the toy manufacturer's first-ever licensed property, released its first sets alongside Star Wars: The Phantom Menace's theatrical debut in 1999. Now, LEGO has re-released five special edition sets, including the Imperial Dropship, Anakin’s Podracer, Clone Scout Walker, Snowspeeder and Slave I. Each of the sets will bear the special anniversary logo, as seen below.

Additionally, a massive recreation of LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary logo was built in brick to celebrate the milestone. A timelapse video of its construction can be viewed below.

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An infographic reveals LEGO Star Wars' timeline of events, including the year the deal was made and the 1999 Toy Fair announcement. It charts the different milestone sets and concludes with 2019, with the five aforementioned 20th anniversary sets.

As seen and described below, LEGO Star Wars 20th Anniversary sets are now on sale. More LEGO news is expected to come out of Star Wars Celebration Chicago, which runs Thursday, April 11 through Monday, April 15.

75262 – Imperial Dropship™-20th Anniversary Edition | 125 pieces | Age 6+19.99 (USD)

Deploy the troopers with the LEGO® Star Wars™ Imperial Dropship! Load them onto the platform and store their stud blasters for the flight. Then sit the Shadow Trooper in the cockpit, fire up the engines and blast off for another exciting battle against the Rebels!

75258 – Anakin’s Podracer™-20th Anniversary Edition | 279 pieces | Age 7+29.99 (USD)

Speed to victory in Anakin’s Podracer! Sit young Anakin Skywalker in the cockpit and lower his goggles ready for the race. Then fire up the huge engines, grab the play handle and zoom through the canyons of Tatooine... or your living room! With Anakin at the controls, victory is yours!

75261 – Clone Scout Walker™-20th Anniversary Edition | 250 pieces | Age 6+29.99 (USD)

Protect the Wookiee warrior with the armored Clone Scout Walker! Sit the Kashyyyk Trooper in the seat of the armored AT-RT Walker and stride in battle. Turn and fire the stud shooter before the Dwarf Spider Droid destroys the trench with its own stud shooter. The Clone Army must win at all costs!

75259 – Snowspeeder™-20th Anniversary Edition | 309 pieces | Age 7+39.99 (USD)

Sound the alarm, Echo Base is under attack! Win the Battle of Hoth with Luke and Dak Ralter in their amazing LEGO® Star Wars™ Snowspeeder from Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. Speed over the ice and launch the spring-loaded shooters. Then fire the rear stud shooter and harpoon with string. On the ground, help the Rebel Trooper take aim and fire the gun tower stud shooter. Those Imperials must be defeated!

75243 – Slave I™-20th Anniversary Edition | 1007 pieces | Age 10+119.99 (USD)

Build Boba Fett’s personal Slave I starship and travel with him through the LEGO® Star Wars™ galaxy in search of fugitives! Grab the handle and fly him around. Pull the triggers to fire the spring-loadedshooters. Load Han Solo trapped in carbonite into the hold and deliver him to collect your payment. It'sanother exciting day in the life of a bounty hunter!

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