The firstEternals set has popped up on – but probably not in the way anyone was expecting.
We’ve already seen a first glimpse of the four Eternals sets courtesy of the, but we’re still waiting for an official reveal – along with any hint of a firm release date. The accompanying Cinematic Universe movie has been pushed back to November 2021 as a result of the pandemic, an entire year after its original premiere date.
Rather than releasing any of its four planned tie-in products early, though – as it did with– the Group seems to have postponed them to later in the year. Now, the first of those sets has arrived on the United Arab Emirates region of , suggesting they may actually be launching pretty soon.
probably isn’t quite what you’d call a complete listing, though: there are no official images, and you won’t find it on (for example) the UK, US or German versions of . Most likely it’s simply been added in error, which puts us right back to square one with regards the release date for the Eternals sets.
It has given us a full product description for, however, which offers a little more context to the characters included in the set:
Kids join forces with 4 Eternals to defeat a Deviant bat. The Eternals have cool powers: Ajak is the only one able to communicate with the powerful extra-terrestrial beings, the Celestials; Sersi transforms matter into whatever she desires; Ikaris has superhuman strength; and Kingo can blast terrestrial energy. The set also includes a posable Celestial figure that can hold an Eternal minifigure in its hand. And, if you’re buying for a minifigure fan, this awesomeplayset is the only one to feature the Ajak and Kingo minifigures!
Next up on theslate is Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, the tie-in sets for which have just been (but were hardly a ). We’ll keep you posted on a launch date for both those and the Eternals sets.
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