This is from the 'help' section on the U2 website -
Q – I renewed my subscription after October 1, 2015 and selected a gift I had received previously. Will I be sent the 2016 gift once it’s available? A – Yes, we’re now not dispatching gifts with renewals after October 1, 2015 but all those who have renewed will automatically receive the new 2016 gift once that’s available in 2016.
So it looks like if we renew we'll get the new gift, whenever that is, even though it hasn't been announced yet and we checked an old gift when we renewed.Of course it would be nice to know what the gift a