Disney+ is delivering viewers more and more series from the expanded universe of Star Wars, with the likes of Star Wars: Visions and The Book Of Boba Fett. The world of Star Wars merchandise is a minefield of the good and the bad — but if you’re wanting to treat the scruffy-looking nerf herder in your life, or even just looking to spend a lot of galactic credits on yourself, we’ve selected the best Star Wars merc this side of the galaxy far, far away.
LEGO Star Wars Diorama Sets: Pre-order today
Available to pre-order from IWOOT, the all-new LEGO Star Wars diorama sets celebrate two iconic locales. The first is Yoda’s swamp on Dagobah, the place Luke learned to hone his Jedi powers. The second is the trench of the Death Star, the place where Luke fully exercised his abilities.
Available from May 1st, 2022.
What doesn’t Star Wars have? It’s brimming with unforgettable characters, rich world-building, epic quests and flashy fighting. Plus, hella-cool spaceships. This upcoming LEGO model lets fans of The Book Of Boba Fett get their hands on the N-1 Starfighter (plus four figures, including The Mandalorian and Peli Motto). There’s even a safe bubble for Grogu, a.k.a Baby Yoda, the most precious cargo in the galaxy, to hang out.
Pre-order today: Release June 1, 2022
As Disney+ has followed the adventures of Tattoine-bound bounty hunters, its given fans the chance to gaze upon legendary locations – such as Jabba’s former residence. Featuring over 700 pieces, this folding LEGO set is a delight to behold, showcasing not only the throne room but the adjacent kitchen and barbecue. Comes with seven figures, including Bib Fortuna, a fugly Gammorean Guard and Boba himself.
Pre-order today: Release March 1, 2022
The Skywalker Saga is a nine-instalment behemoth, and it can now be enjoyed in full glistening 4K UHD. If you’ve got the tech to support it (a 4K HDR TV, an Ultra HD Blu-ray player and ideally Dolby Atmos speakers) you can enjoy every single movie, from The Phantom Menace through to A New Hope and on to the Rise Of Skywalker, is vibrant, pin-sharp quality. Not only that but as a 27-disc release, there are hours of extras to be enjoyed, too.
Before the vibrant planets, cantinas, creatures, casinos and starships of Star Wars make their way to the big screen they are sketched out in beautiful concept art. Every film since The Force Awakens has been released alongside a hardback Art of Star Wars tome packing hundreds of pages of early designs and revealing tidbits from the art department.
Multi-Platform | Do we all remember when the Jedi were purged in Revenge Of The Sith? As it turns out one sneaky (and very lucky) padawan managed to give the slaughter the slip. Now fully grown, fully ready for revenge, the survivor is ready to re-establish the Jedi Order, right under the nose of the Empire. Boasting a solid story and compelling single-player gameplay, Fallen Order is brimming with fodder for hardcore Star Wars fans.
One of the most iconic posters in sci-fi film history, and it looks just as good as it did over 40 years ago. Get it, frame it, hang it on your wall.
Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker clashed over many things — politics, parenting, painful hand-loppings — but if paper existed in the Star Wars universe the pair would probably have bonded in Jedi over a shared appreciation of Moleskine notebooks. Probably. The father/son duo’s iconic Cloud City battle is immortalized on this hardback.
Say what you will about the Dark Lord of The Sith, but the man knew how to accessorize. Vader’s signature look can be yours to imitate with this premium electronic helmet, which boasts three separate pieces, magnetic seals, and breathing sound effects for that signature Vader rasp. It’s the closest you’ll get to feeling like a Sith, short of taking a dip in the fires of Mustafar.
LEGO isn’t just for younglings, and Poe Dameron’s adorable droid is a hugely satisfying build. The finished thing has a rotating head mechanism, a pop-out thumbs-up flame, and comes with a display stand if you want to show it off. Best of all, you also get a teeny BB-8 minifigure. Happy beeps!
This is your chance to buy an Artoo unit without having to haggle with Jawas on Tattooine. Use your smartphone to drive your very own R2-D2 across the floor, turn his head, and do that thing where he screams and zooms away. Basically, the only thing it can’t do is project a tiny Princess Leia into your living room.