Star Wars: Hasbro Reveals Princess Leia Organa Force FX Elite Lightsaber

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Among the many revelations in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, we learned Princess Leia briefly wielded a blue lightsaber before she cut short a promising Jedi career. And thanks to Hasbro, you’ll soon be able to add a life-size replica of Leia’s saber to your personal collection.

IGN can exclusively reveal a first look at the Leia Organa Force FX Elite Lightsaber, which is being announced at Hasbro’s PulseCon digital event today. Check out the slideshow gallery below for a closer look at this very cool saber:

Star Wars: Leia Organa Force FX Elite Lightsaber Gallery

Like all Force FX Elite sabers, this collectible features a light-up, removable blade and multiple sound effects, including ignition and blaster deflection sounds. The saber also comes with a display stand. The light-up and sound effects require three 9-volt batteries (not included).

The Leia Organa lightsaber is priced at $264.99 and is slated for release in Fall 2022. Pre-orders for the saber will go live at Hasbro Pulse and other retailers at 2pm PT on October 22.

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2022 is shaping up to be a banner year for lightsaber collectors. Disney recently revealed teaser footage of a realistic, retractable lightsaber, which will be featured at the Galactic Starcruiser hotel/experience at Disney Land. We now know Galactic Starcruiser will officially open on March 1, 2022.

For more lightsaber fun, find out what a real-life sword expert thinks of the iconic duels in the Star Wars movies:

Jesse is a mild-mannered staff writer for IGN. Allow him to lend a machete to your intellectual thicket by following @jschedeen on Twitter.

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