A Multitude Of Solo: A Star Wars Story Toys Are Arriving This Spring

by Gary Catig

Valentine’s Day was a big day for those who love and can’t wait for Solo: A Star Wars Story. Sneak peeks of three different toy lines were released all on the same day, featuring everyone’s favorite scruffy looking nerf herder and other characters from the upcoming movie.

First, we have 3.75’’ figures from Hasbro associated with their interactive play system Force Link.  They were first shown at Entertainment Weekly.

STAR WARS FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $29.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Bring STAR WARS adventures to life with the newly designed FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET including FORCE LINK wearable technology, which allows fans to activate movie sound effects and phrases in more than 30 compatible STAR WARS toys! Use the Force with an exclusive 3.75-inch HAN SOLO figure only available in the FORCE LINK 2.0 STARTER SET, featuring unique sounds and expressions from SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. FORCE LINK technology unlocks an extensive collection of sounds and phrases with compatible figures, accessories, vehicles, and playsets. Includes FORCE LINK wearable technology and exclusive 3.75-inch figure. Compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Requires 3 AAA batteries, not included. Available at most major retailers.

STAR WARS 3.75-INCH FIGURE Assortment

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $7.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Enter the world of STAR WARS and launch into action and adventure! Each 3.75-inch figure features five points of articulation and comes with unique battle accessories. Characters include classic heroes and villains, as well as favorite characters from SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY such as CHEWBACCA, QI’RA, and more. Activate an array of sounds and phrases specific to each character with FORCE LINK 2.0 wearable technology. FORCE LINK wearable technology is compatible with all products in the FORCE LINK line, each sold separately. Available at most major retailers.

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY 3.75-INCH KESSEL RUN MILLENNIUM FALCON VEHICLE

 (Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $99.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Make the KESSEL RUN in less than 12 parsecs with the MILLENNIUM FALCON! Relive the adventure and imagine flying through every obstacle like ace pilot HAN SOLO with speed and action. Fans will experience flashing lights and sounds as they pretend to race along KESSEL RUN. Press the button to pretend that the iconic starship kicks in to hyperdrive with lights and sounds. Press the button a second time for accelerated lights and sounds as well as activate the rumble pack vibrations! Push the button a third time to pretend that your ship picks up even more speed and watch the panels pop off before rumbling to the finish line! Comes with an exclusive 3.75-inch scale HAN SOLO figure and removable mini ship. Both the figure and mini ship are FORCE LINK 2.0 enabled, with phrases and sounds activated by the wearable technology, sold separately. Includes 1 vehicle (with removable mini ship) and 1 figure. Requires 3 AA batteries, included. Available at most major retailers.

 

From The Hollywood Reporter we have a look at one of the Lego sets associated with the film, and it’s a doozy.  We have a new version of the Millennium Falcon coming in April composed of 1,414 pieces and will retail for $169.99.  There will be seven minifigures including Han Solo, Chewbacca, Lando Calrissian, Qi’ra, a Kessel Operations Droid, and two others.

LEGO Star Wars Solo: A Star Wars Story Kessel Run Millennium Falcon (75212)

 

 

Finally, we have previews of four new 6’’ Black Series Hasbro Figures from io9.  These detailed and highly articulated figures are sought out by collectors.

STAR WARS: THE BLACK SERIES Action Figures

(Ages 4 years & up/Approx. Retail Price: $19.99/Available: Spring 2018)

Take your STAR WARS collection to the next level with these incredibly detailed figures. These premium 6-inch scale figures are designed with extensive detail and articulation for the ultimate collector. Characters include HAN SOLO, LANDO CALRISSIAN, Qi’ra, Imperial Range Trooper, and more. Each figure sold separately. Available at most major retailers and on HasbroToyShop.com.

Gary Catig

Gary Catig is west coast raised, east coast educated, and has a touch of southern charm. He has spent most of his adult life making science fiction a reality as an engineer conducting research in the military, microprocessor, and biotechnology fields. While currently living in San Diego, he enjoys all facets of pop culture including but not limited to comics, TV, movies, and music.