Friday, September 18, 2015

Report: Battlefront Imperial Shock Trooper 6'' Black Series Figure Revealed

By: Benjamin Hart

Even well before Force Friday it seemed The Force Awakens has been dominating Star Wars collecting news lately. Some of the most sought after pieces of merchandise recently have been from Hasbro's Black Series line of action figures. While characters such as Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren have been huge sellers for the past couple weeks, a new figure is on the way from another upcoming Star Wars project that will surely catch the eyes of collectors.

Jedi Temple Archives reported earlier this week that Order Sixty Six toys posted a listing for a six-inch Black Series Imperial Shock Trooper figure based on the troopers that will be featured in the upcoming game Star Wars Battlefront. It includes two accessories; a sniper rifle and a standard Imperial E-11 Blaster rifle. You can see the Shock Troopers briefly in some previously released gameplay from Battlefront(above, left). The figure was available for a pre-order for a short time before selling out, but we still have two photos of the piece(above, right & below).

The figure is listed with an expected released date of March 28th, 2016. With Star Wars Battlefront itself set to hit Playstation 4, Xbox One and PC on November 17th, it looks like we'll be playing as(or shooting at) these Shock Troopers in the game long before we can add one to our collections.

Source: Order Sixty Six Toys
Via: Jedi Temple Archives

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