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LEGO Travels to Cloud City for a Massive New Star Wars Set

by Sean P. Aune | August 21, 2018August 21, 2018 6:00 am PST

LEGO is back with a massive new Star Wars set that everyone is going to want. Clocking in at 2,812 pieces, Betrayal at Cloud City is going to be high on everyone’s wish list this holiday season.

Focusing on the time spent on Cloud City, this new set features four distinct areas for you to build and enjoy. From the carbon freezing chamber to a landing pad for Boba Fett’s Slave I, LEGO has thought of everything for this set. Not to mention it also comes with a massive 18 minifigures for you to add to your collection.

Batrayal at Cloud City will be available for VIP members on Sept. 13, and will go on general sale via LEGO stores and shop.lego.com on Oct. 1. The set will run $349.99 in the U.S., $399.99 in Canada, £299.99 in the U.K., 349.99€ in Germany and France and so on.

As sets go, even at this price, it feels like a bit of a bargain.

  • Includes 18 minifigures: Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker in Bespin outfits, Chewbacca, C-3PO, Lando Calrissian, Lobot, 2 Cloud City Guards, 2 Cloud Car Pilots, Leia and Han in Hoth outfits, Darth Vader, Boba Fett, 2 Stormtroopers and an Ugnaught, plus R2-D2 and an IG-88 droid.
  • Section 1 features a landing platform with a sliding entrance door and Boba Fett’s Slave I ship with an opening minifigure cockpit, movable wings and space underneath to store the Han in carbonite element.
  • Section 2 features a dining room with a table, seats for 5 minifigures and a decorative Cloud City micro build; lounge with a transparent sculpture and 2 chairs; garbage processing room with an incinerator, conveyor belt and a deactivated IG-class droid; and a promenade with tree sculpture, mural relief and opening doorways leading to other parts of the model.
  • Section 3 features a sensor balcony with railing and swing-out function, plus a maintenance cabin with opening round window for epic Lightsaber duels, plus a carbon freeze chamber with lever-activated ‘freeze’ function.
  • Section 4 features a dark-red corridor leading to the interrogation chamber with a turning interrogation chair, plus a prison cell, hangar with a secret trapdoor and tool & weapon rack, and space for the Twin-Pod Cloud Car with opening minifigure cockpits and 2 stud shooters.
  • New minifigure details include Leia’s red dress, Han’s Corellian blood stripe, Luke’s dark-tan Dagobah outfit, the Ugnaught’s head decoration and the cloud car pilots.
  • Weapons include Han’s blaster pistol, Chewbacca’s bowcaster, Luke’s Lightsaber, Vader’s Lightsaber, Boba Fett’s blaster rifle, IG-88’s blaster rifle, 5 blaster pistols and 4 blasters.
  • Accessory elements include a wrench, handcuffs and Lobot’s cybernetic band.
  • Stage air-to-air battles between Boba Fett’s Slave I and the Twin-Pod Cloud Car.
  • Pull the carbon freeze chamber lever to pretend freeze Han in carbonite!
  • Relive unforgettable scenes from the classic Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back movie.
  • This amazing set is part of the LEGO® Star Wars Master Builder Series.
  • Cloud City measures over 6” (16cm) high, 22” (58cm) wide and 22” (56cm) deep.
  • Slave I measures over 4” (11cm) high, 7” (19cm) long and 7” (18cm) wide.

Sean P. Aune

Sean Aune has been a pop culture aficionado since before there was even a term for pop culture. From the time his father brought home Amazing...