SPOILER ALERT: If you haven't seen The Force Awakens....
In Star Wars: The Force Awakens, everyone's favorite Astromech droid R2-D2 plays a (small, but) crucial role in the film when it wakes up from low power mode and presents the last piece of the map leading to the whereabouts of Luke Skywalker. And Hot Toys has announced the 1/6th scale R2-D2 collectible figure based on its appearance in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
The collectible figure features a highly detailed mechanical construction with weathering effects, meticulously crafted diecast metal dome, touch LED light-up functions, and remote controlled sound effect function featuring 12 iconic R2-D2 sounds.
Sideshow Collectibles is currently taking pre-orders for the R2-D2 figure. It's priced at $219.99 and estimated to begin shipping between January and March of 2018.
The 1/6th scale R2-D2 Collectible features the following:
- Authentic and detailed likeness of R2-D2 in Star Wars: The Force Awakens
- Meticulously crafted diecast metal dome
- Touch LED light-up functions (15 LED lights, battery operated)
- Greatly detailed mechanical construction with 10 points of articulations
- Specially applied weathering effects
- Sound effect function featuring 12 iconic R2-D2 sounds
- Remote control for sound effect function (battery operated)