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LEGO Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck (76989) officially revealed – coming May 2022!

LEGO’s licensing onslaught continues, with the official reveal of the LEGO Horizon Forbidden West Tallneck, which sees The LEGO Group and Playstation team up for this monstrously epic set.

The 1,222-piece Tallneck has a release date of May 2022, and will be priced at US$79.99 / AU$129.99 / £59.99. It will be available from LEGO.com or your local LEGO store.

See below for regional pricing and links:

The buildable Horizon Tallneck model measures over 34 cm (13.5 in.) high, 23 cm (9 in.) wide and 17 cm (6.5 in.) deep, and also includes an Aloy minifigure, which should excite fans of the Horizon Zero Dawn Franchise

For those unaware – Horizon Forbidden West is the sequel to the critically acclaimed Horizon Zero Dawn, and will be released this Friday, 18 February 2022. Reviews of the new Playstation exclusive have surfaced this week, and it looks set to be another critical hit for Playstation and developer Guerrilla.

This LEGO set for adults will take builders into an adventure world through Aloy, a fierce machine hunter and the Tallneck, the iconic and awe-inspiring machine Aloy uses to explore nearby areas in her mission to restore order and balance in Horizon Forbidden West.

In the game, Tallnecks are robotic communication towers that are not hostile to players, and if you scale one up, gives reveals the entire map in the area.

Included in this set is a brand-new headpiece for Aloy, the Watcher machine that comes with a choice of blue, yellow or red eyes and her bow and brick-built spear, alongside the authentic Tallneck machine, with a smooth, disc-shaped head and long slim legs to add striking features within the model.

Fans can finish their build by adding the beautiful landscape details like the brick-built birch tree, tall grass and a rusty stoplight, completing the centerpiece for its display moment.

And yes, Aloy comes with her signature white bow as well.

“Getting to team up with Guerrilla was truly remarkable” says Isaac Snyder, Designer at the LEGO Group. “The Guerrilla team is incredibly passionate about the world of Horizon Forbidden West and were a huge help in ensuring we were able to create an authentic representation in LEGO form. Thanks to our close collaboration we were able to include references to all the most iconic aspects of Horizon Forbidden West, from incredible machines, mysterious ruins, unique tribes , and stunning scenery. There is a huge amount of mutual respect between the design teams and everyone involved was beyond excited to see this model come to life! Our hope is that everyone building this model has as much fun as we did designing it.”

Check out the teaser trailer LEGO have just released

LEGO 76989 Tallneck will be available from LEGO.com in May 2022, and will be priced at US$79.99 / AU$129.99 / £59.99.

What do you think of LEGO’s foray into more video game licenses and partnership with Playstation? Which videogame licensed sets would you like to see next from LEGO?

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