It’s now official – thehas retired for good, thanks to a change in its status on the UK website.
In the US, the set is listed as, but in Australia it says , which suggests that there might be a restock, but I would .
If you missed out, there’s still some stock in Australia – it’s even discounted slightly on, but resellers have also jacked up pricing on due to its now retired status. If you’ve been thinking about this set, I highly recommend trying to pick one up now before its price inevitably skyrockets in the coming months.
This 2,545-piece love letter to classic LEGO Pirates had a lifespan of only 2 short years, after, in the midst of a global pandemic and is widely considered to be one of the best modern LEGO sets to date.
It’s had a fantastic run, and I’ll be sad to see this set go, mostly because it has one of THE best packaging designs ever, calling back the vintage Legoland-era yellow and teal motifs.
Did you manage to get your hands on Pirates of Barracuda Bay before it retired? Would you like to see a sequel to this, perhaps an Imperial Base/Trading Post?
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