May The Force Be With You This Festive Season

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Fans the world over are eagerly anticipating the cinematic event of the year as we return to that galaxy far, far away and continue the Skywalker saga in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. To celebrate, from 15 November, leading retailers nationwide will be stocked to the brim with the very latest Star Wars ranges for the whole family.


Featuring everything from stocking fillers, to out-of-this-world items, there is sure to be something for everyone, from Young Padawans to Jedi Masters alike.

Fans of the hit animated Disney XD series Star Wars Rebels are in for a treat as Season 3 lands in store on DVD. The action-filled series is set between the events of Star Wars: Episode III -Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope - an era spanning almost two decades never-before explored on-screen. Joining Star Wars Rebels Seasons 1-3 is Season 1 of the fun-filled adventure comedy series LEGO® Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. Told in the whimsically-charged style that audiences have come to expect from LEGO Star Wars entertainment, the Freemakers explore new worlds, meet new and familiar characters, and learn the true value of what it means to be a family. In addition, 2015’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens and 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will also be available on DVD at special prices to add to, or complete your Star Wars home entertainment collection!

LEGO® has released brand new sets from Star Wars: The Last Jedi that will provide hours of building, imagination and play with breathtaking ships and brand new characters. Add a fearsome walker to your LEGO® Star Wars First Order army with the
Heavy Assault Walker, featuring tough armour-plate detailing, posable legs, posable head with opening mini-figure cockpit and spring-loaded shooters, an aimable rapid-fire stud shooter on top, and detachable canisters that can be released from the rear
of the walker. Embark on galactic Star Wars: The Last Jedi adventures with the First Order Star Destroyer, a huge model featuring armour-like panels on the outside, transparent-element engine detailing at the back and 8 side-facing stud shooters.
Create your own LEGO® Star Wars: The Last Jedi battle adventures with Kylo Ren’s TIE Fighter, featuring large wings, red exhaust detailing, an opening mini-figure cockpit and trigger-activated spring-loaded shooters. Why not play out action-packed missions with the Resistance Bomber, the feature-packed model that includes a button-activated bomb release function, spring-loaded shooters, 2 opening rear gun turrets with space for a mini-figure, elevating rear guns, a 2-mini-figure front cockpit with a detachable canopy and a removable top section for easy access.

This Festive Season, Star Wars: The Last Jedi joins Funko Pop, the outrageously popular collectables from Funko, a leading international purveyor of pop culture and licensed collectables. The opportunity to create and expand vibrant collections of timeless characters is almost endless. Brand new figures include Supreme Leader Snoke, BB-9E, Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren.

UBTECH, a global leading AI and humanoid robotic company, welcomes you to the First Order this December. Take direct command of your own First Order Stormtrooper with UBTECH’s app-enabled Stormtrooper robot. With a cutting-edge AR experience, voice command capability, facial recognition to ward off intruders, and patrolling capabilities to keep your area safe, the Resistance does not stand a chance – available from Incredible Connection, iStore, ToysRUs and Takealot.com.

Toys and playsets from Hasbro will offer amazing opportunities for play and fun for the whole family. The brand new range includes Star Wars: The Last Jedi-inspired 12-inch figures, electronic Light Sabers from Bladebuilders and sets like the Imperial Probe Droid and Darth Vader will give playtime a Force-filled thrill.

For the gamers, Star Wars Battlefront II arrives this November. Rush through waves of enemies on Starkiller Base with the power of your lightsaber in your hands. Storm through the jungle canopy of a hidden Rebel base on Yavin 4 with your fellow troopers, dispensing firepower from AT-STs. Line up your X-wing squadron for an attack on a mammoth First Order Star Destroyer in space. Or rise as a new Star Wars hero – Iden, an elite Imperial special forces soldier – and discover an emotional and gripping single-player story spanning thirty years. Become the master of your own Star Wars hero’s journey. Available on XBOX One, PlayStation 4 and Origin PC formats.

So visit leading retailers nationwide this festive season and Bring the Force Home as we look forward to the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi hitting cinemas nationwide from 15 December.