Updated: Feb 6
In 2021 we will see the Gaming Greats subline of the Star Wars Black Series move into the new Phase 4 packaging and bring us our first Deluxe release in the shape of this new Cal Kestis from Jedi : Fallen Order.
The Deluxe Cal uses the original base figure from 2019 but now includes Cal with one of his poncho's with removable hood. The set includes both a blue single lightsaber and a green double bladed lightaber as well as a Jedi Holocron. BD-1 is also included, now in a deep red colour and could we hope from the staging of the promo images that BD-1 can now connect onto the back of Cal and sit on his shoulder. And a final addition to the set is the Bogling from Bogano.
The use of the Phase 4 packaging brings us a new dimension to Gaming Greats with the side art and combining montages. It is unclear, but likely, the Gaming Greats will sit as one collection under the sky blue colour band. It is also apparent that Cal Kestis may not be the number one figure in this new collection as the side art on the box shows another figure to the left hand side, and the internet speculation is that this is a re-release of the Imperial Jump Trooper.
The following text is from the Zavvi pre-order page with pre-orders live as of the 5th Feb 2021 at most independent stockists.
In the US this is a Gamestop Exclusive and in Canada, EB Games.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order lets players evade the Empire’s forces as Cal Kestis, a Padawan fugitive on a quest to complete his training and rebuild the fallen Jedi Order!
Kids and collectors alike can imagine the biggest battles and missions in the Star Wars saga with figures from Star Wars The Black Series! With exquisite features and decoration, this series embodies the quality and realism that Star Wars devotees love. Star Wars The Black Series includes figures, vehicles, and roleplay items from the 40-plus-year legacy of the Star Wars Galaxy, including comics, movies, and series. (Additional products each sold separately. Subject to availability.)
The 6-inch-scale Gaming Greats Cal Kestis figure is detailed to look like the character from the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order video game, featuring premium detail and multiple points of articulation.
Cal Kestis: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order lets players evade the Empire’s forces as Cal Kestis, a Padawan fugitive on a quest to complete his training and rebuild the fallen Jedi Order
Video Game - Inspired Design: Fans and collectors can imagine exciting moments from the Star Wars Galaxy with this premium Cal Kestis toy, inspired by the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order video game
Entertainment-Inspired Accessries: This Star Wars The Black Series action figure comes with 3 entertainment-inspired accessories that makes a great addition to any Star Wars collection
Premium Articulation and Detailing: Star Wars fans and collectors can display this highly poseable, fully articulated figure, featuring premium deco, in their action figure and vehicle collection
Look for other figures from a Galaxy, Far, Far Away: Look for movie- and entertainment-inspired Star Wars The Black Series figures to build a Star Wars galaxy (Each sold separately. Subject to availability)
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