“However, we can already reveal a little secret. The popular BB-8 will soon be available as a polybag. However, not as a minifigure or key chain (there are both already), but from a small kit to assemble.”
Their report – sadly lacking any photographs – goes on to state that the set number is 40288 (which doesn’t match any entries in Bricklink.com) and the final build will bear a resemblance to last year’s Toys “RIP” Us make & take version but will have printed elements for the head and sides.
Promobricks promises to follow up with a picture soon – unless this is an early April Fool’s joke?
This post originally appeared on Rebelscum.com on the 31st of March, 2018.
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Having enjoyed playing with LEGO from his earliest years, Jeremy started collecting LEGO Star Wars in 1999 when the theme was first released. He has shared his thoughts and opinions on LEGO via a number of websites – including starwars.com, rebelscum.com and brickset.com – contributed to the LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary series and served the LEGO Ambassador Network as a Recognised LEGO Fan Media representative.