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New Solo Droidfactory Set Revealed

The new Droidfactory set announced on Monday has started hitting Disney Springs! This set, featuring 4 astromechs (with some new tooling to boot) from Solo: A Star Wars Story, continues the tradition of issuing a new droid pack with each new film. This set includes R2-F1P, R5-232, R2-S8 and R5-PHT and retails for $29.99.

Thanks to DarthChuckMc and @PirateLadyvader for the pic!

Update 2: Droidfactory R3-H17 Listed in Shop Disney Parks app

The new Droid Factory astromech R3-H17 is now listed on the Shop Disney Parks app, although it is current labeled as available for in-store purchase only.

Update: You may want to give the app another shot as it is apparently letting app orders go through.

Update 2: R3-H17 is now pulled from the app. Thanks to Steve W. for the update.

Update: Hot Toys Reveals New 1:6 Scale BB-8 and BB-9E (and more)

Hot Toys has announced a few new 1:6 scale offerings for The Last Jedi: an all-new BB-8* with interchangeable arms, BB-9E*, a BB-8 with BB-9E set with bonus MSE droid*. Both BB units feature LED light effects. You can also see in the background the new First Order Stormtrooper from The Last Jedi is coming soon as well. Look for these to go up for preorder through Sideshow Collectibles soon.

Update: All three options are now available for preorder at Sideshow Collectibles.

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Several NEW Droid Factory Products Coming to Disney Parks

The insanely collectible Droid Factory program is about to expand in a huge way as several new products were revealed today by the Disney Parks team at Star Wars Celebration.  Click on through for images of tomorrow’s launch of the Protocol Droids, several carded releases for the holidays and D23 PLUS the tease of a Sandcrawler with Power Droid Playset!

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Mystery 3.75″ Protocol Droid Figure

We have another as-of-yet unannounced figure to share today. This image comes from our source that discovered those four disney droidfactory astromechs we revealed. Details are scarce for this protocol droid other than it looks to be R-3PO. There is a theory that the build-a-droid/droidfactory program may expand to include protocol droids as there are a fair amount throughout the films to pull from. Click on through for a closer look.

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Fourth Droidfactory Astromech Revealed

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As a follow up to our exclusive announcement of three new Droidfactory/Bulld-A-Droid astromechs coming soon to Disney Park locations, we can reveal R2-C2 as the fourth droid that should complete the 4 droid “Clone Wars” set. Interestingly, we just received a version of this figure in Entertainment Earth’s exclusive last month.

Click on through for a closer look and a comparison to EE’s version.

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New Clone Wars Droidfactory Astromechs Coming Soon?

clonewars_astromechsToday while exploring the seedy underbelly of the internet, I came across three as-of-yet to be announced astromech figures that look to be part of a Clone Wars themed Droidfactory set for Disney Parks (note the missing wires on the feet). It is unclear if these will be offered together or individually, or if there is possibly a fourth droid to join them. Click on through for a closer look at R5-S9, R5-P8 and R5-U8/R5-013.

Again, these aren’t Hasbro products.

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