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LEGO City Crooks Hideout (60278) Officially Cancelled

At the beginning of the year, some building instructions revealed a new LEGO City Crooks Hideout (60278). There has been absolutely no information about it and it didn’t even release when we expected it but there is now an explanation for that. The reason is that the set has been officially cancelled due to LEGO not feeling that it is keeping with brand values.

With LEGO City, we always aim to represent the reality of the world in a way that is fun, positive and appropriate for kids. With this in mind, we have decided not to launch this product as we no longer feel it is in keeping with the values of the LEGO City brand.

**Via Brick Fanatics**

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LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) Walmart Sale – March 2021

Walmart currently has the LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) on sale for 20% off. Normally, the set goes for $159.99 but it is now priced at $127.99 which is a great deal for a set that doesn’t get discounted that often, let alone at this price.

Update: Amazon has now price matched Walmart as part of the Frustration-Free Packaging.

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LEGO City Polybag GWP Promotion Live on LEGO Shop

LEGO has kicked off a new LEGO City polybag gift with purchase promotion on the LEGO Shop. With a purchase of $40 or more, you can either get the Fire Helicopter (30566) polybag or Police Water Scooter (30567) polybag when you enter codes FR29 or PC29, respectively, at checkout. This promotion will run from now until January 24, while supplies last.

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LEGO City Design Team Explains New Road Plates (60304) Implementation

The new LEGO City Road Plates (60304) are now available and fans have been getting their first-hand look at them but not without some reluctance to switching from the traditional road plates. The LEGO City Design Team has released a statement on the LAN of why they went with this new road system in which the roads are brick-built. Since the rumors and eventual reveal of the set, there have been a lot of differing opinions on the pros and cons for both the old road plates and the new ones. Which LEGO road system do you prefer?

There are several benefits from the new LEGO® City road plates being introduced in 2021. The new road plates play an integral role in the LEGO City products where it, due to the modular nature of the builds, allows you to be creative and create the LEGO City of your liking. This is the reason we actually believe the new road plate provides a more authentic building experience and also because it can be reconfigured in many ways and it allows you to connect your LEGO City buildings in a better way. Going forward we will also be able to include one or more road plates in relevant products across the LEGO City portfolio. This was something we were not able to with the old version. We believe this will be a big advantage for the kids as they don’t need to buy a separate road plate product to get started building their LEGO City. We also

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LEGO City Crooks Hideout (60278) Revealed

The building instructions for the new 2021 LEGO sets have started to be published online and Promobricks has discovered a brand new LEGO City set that was not yet seen before. Tentatively called the Crooks Hideout (60278), the set features a two-story building with a brick-built dynamite on the roof. It also includes a larger police truck and a small race car. This set is most likely slated for a March release.

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LEGO January 2021 Double VIP Point Sets

If you didn’t see it yet, LEGO is offering Double VIP Points on two new 2021 sets which are the LEGO City Town Center (60292) and the LEGO Ninjago X-1 Ninja Charger (71737). You can earn 1,300 points and 650 points on the sets, respectively. Both sets are currently on backorder status but will ship out by January 21.

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LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) Amazon Sale – December 2020

The LEGO City Passenger Train (60197) is back on sale again on Amazon for 20% off. It is now priced at $137.99 and will ship in February 2021. It’s a long wait but the sale doesn’t happen very often so it’s worth it for some. You’ll have to choose the Frustration-Free Packaging to get the deal which means that it’ll ship in the LEGO shipping boxes.

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