Wednesday, July 8, 2015

New Official Star Wars App Launched

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By: Dominic Jones

In anticipation of this December's release of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens, Lucasfilm and Disney have launched a brand new free Star Wars App.  The app will feature the latest Star Wars news as well as other features from StarWars.com as well as the official Star Wars social media channels.  The app will also feature some new augmented reality features.  According to Variety,

"One nifty new twist: an augmented-reality feature that unlocks 3D characters from “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” triggered by pointing a device’s camera at an object. Lucasfilm will demo the app’s augmented-reality experience at Comic-Con, which kicks off Thursday in San Diego. By pointing the app at a poster, users will activate a life-size interaction with a Stormtrooper or the BB-8 droid. The studio also will offer attendees a limited-edition version of the poster so they can take the experience home."

Check out a video preview for the app below,

You can download the app in the Apple App Store and Google Play Stores for free Now!


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