UK retailers are listing two brand new Star Wars Black Series Gaming Greats figures for pre-order. The two new figures had been leaked a week or so ago, but it is great to get official confirmation.
Up first is the Stormtrooper Commander from Star Wars The Force Unleashed. He will be packed with two blasters - the E-11 and the DLT-19X heavy blaster.
"The Stormtrooper Commanders patrol hostile battlefields, leading their troops into fierce combat on dangerous worlds such as the fungus planet Felucia." - Force Unleashed Fandom
And from the same game we have the Shadow Stormtrooper. The trooper has the same weapons as the Commander. He features translucent parts by the look of things to show him phasing out of his cloaking technology.
"Shadow Troopers were a branch of Imperial shock troopers deployed during the Rise of the Empire era. Shadow Trooper units were deployed on various operations under the command of the Emperor's Shadow Guard and Stormtrooper commanders." - Star Wars Fandom
Some sites are listing both figures are down for a May/June release, while others are quoting that the Shadow Trooper will be a later release in July 2020. Pricing is a little higher than usual at circa £23, this was the same case with Jedi Revan and the Heavy Battle Droid
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