The corrected field for this 12 months’s LEGO Star Wars 75309 Republic Gunship is reportedly already beginning to seem in shops.
When the primary prequel trilogy Final Collector Sequence set in additional than a decade was revealed in July, it was accompanied by a wave of controversy – pushed by quotes from LEGO designers initially, but in addition by the truth that the unique field and directions bear the Imperial moderately than Republic brand.
On the time, the LEGO Group’s Senior Advertising and marketing Supervisor Ivan Podryadchykov instructed Brick Fanatics (and different LEGO Fan Media) that revised packaging would arrive ‘as early as December, or in some cases as late as February’. This timeline might have been a bit of too cautious. Nonetheless, the up to date field has already been seen on cabinets.
Benny Balois shared an image of the corrected field within the LEGO Star Wars Followers Fb group. It clearly exhibits the Republic brand above set identify on all-black packaging. Whereas the person hasn’t revealed which retailer they found the up to date 75309 Republic Gunship in, their profile states they’re based mostly in Miami, so a US LEGO Retailer appears seemingly.
Which means the primary batch of misprinted packing containers could possibly be on their method out prior to anticipated – maybe as a consequence of promoting quicker than the LEGO Group anticipated, or just because the corporate didn’t wish to give a goal it couldn’t assure assembly again in July.
In fact, as that unique estimate concerned a staggered roll-out throughout completely different areas, it could nonetheless take some time for the corrected 75309 Republic Gunship field to indicate up, relying on the place you’re based mostly. However if you happen to’re eager to choose up a misprinted copy – whether or not in your personal assortment or as a possible future funding – greatest not depart it too late…