“Star Wars” Official App Released

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Lucasfilm and Disney Interactive have launched the official Star Wars app. The app is free and provides a variety of Star Wars information on your mobile device. It’s available for iOS and Android. Take a look at the trailer for the app below:

This app looks to provide 24-7 coverage for all things Star Wars including:

  • Instant notifications on big announcements from across the franchise. This will including things like trailers, movie updates and game news.
  • Entertainment includes the Force Trainer where you can duel a training remote and the ability to unlock 3D characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens using an exclusive augmented reality camera feature. More on this below.
  • Access to official Star Wars videos, including movie trailers, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and more.
  • Social sharing options include the ability to take a Star Wars “selfie” in various iconic costumes and settings, including Jedi, Princess Leia, Han Solo’s carbon-freeze, and more. You can also share animated GIFs with friends and family of memorable scenes and characters from the Star Wars movies and TV shows, including Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars Rebels.
  • What would any great Star Wars app be without classic sound clips and sound effects from your favorite Star Wars characters, creatures, weapons, vehicles, and scenes. They’re included as well.
  • This Day In Star Wars History feature provides you a Star Wars history lesson. Of course, there’s not test for this history class.
  • Star Wars five-day weather forecasts, featuring original art and parallax effects of in-universe planets and locales.

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This app will help keep you entertained as you look forward to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It has a Star Wars ID feature that allows you to join the Star Wars fan community. You can choose an avatar, create a handle, and build a connected profile. If you happen to be heading to San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC), stop by the Lucasfilm booth (#2913-A) and find the poster (seen above) to trigger a special life-sized interaction with a STORMTROOPER or BB-8. You can also grab a limited edition version of the poster to take home with you. If you aren’t attending SDCC, don’t worry. You can get a smaller version of the interaction from digital versions of the poster.

Bryan Moore

Bryan is a theme park and coaster enthusiast. He enjoys spending time at his favorite parks in Central Florida: Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. In addition to theme parks, Bryan enjoys movies and gaming.

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