Well, Star Wars LEGO fans, it looks like we got some exciting news to share. LEGO dropped a surprise announcement for fans of the 501st Legion. Coming soon to a store near you, the 501st Legion Clone Troopers battle back will be a new set to celebrate the elite soldiers of the Republic. Fans have been requesting this set for a long time and now it is finally on its way.

501st LEGO set
Picture: starwars.com

LEGO 501st Legion Clone Troopers

This 285 piece set from LEGO should make fans young and young at heart very happy. The 501st battle back will include the following:

  • The AT-RT Walker, with a new color scheme, posable legs, a stud shooter, attachment points for a blaster and electrobinoculars element
  • The BARC Speeder, featuring two stud shooters
  • Four LEGO minifigures: Three 501st Clone Troopers and a 501st Jet Trooper, plus two Battle Droid LEGO action figures.

So, if you just want one set or want to build a Army, the 501st Legion set will arrive sometime in August 2020.

We want to hear from you

Wow, there has been a lot of great LEGO news the past few months. From The Mandalorian’s Razor Crest, the LEGO helmet series, and now this; it looks like us LEGO fans will have a lot to build this year.

You can tell us your thoughts on this LEGO set and the others by hitting us up on Twitter or myself @starwarsnerd574. You can also join me at the Midwest Star Wars Fanatics to chat all things about the galaxy far, far away. Also, make sure to stay up to date on all the Star Wars news by following us at ThatHashtagShow.com and the Star Wars Fanatics on Facebook. I can’t wait to see you all this year at Celebration