Disney and Lucasfilms released an official Star Wars app for IOS and Android yesterday. The app provides breaking news, social updates, special events, and a countdown to Episode VII all with a customizable layout. You can pick Light Side, Dark Side, or Droid for your themes. The App sports a special selfie maker, weather reports from the Star Wars Universe and more (full list below). The app will update daily and in real-time, pulling from official chanels, starwars.com, and exclusive content only sent to the app. Its is 143 MBs on IOS so you’ll need wi-fi to download it. The app is free, so unleash your inner geek and download it today.
- News: Get instant notifications on big announcements from across the franchise, including trailer releases, movie updates and game news. The news feed is fully customizable, so users can filter which platforms their updates are coming from, and which aspects of the Star Wars franchise they’re hearing about.
- Augmented Reality: Bring the Star Wars universe to life by unlocking 3D characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens using an exclusive augmented reality camera feature.
- Videos: Watch official Star Wars videos, including movie trailers, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and more.
- Force Trainer: Wield a lightsaber and hone your skills by playing with the Force Trainer, an interactive activity where users can duel a training remote, as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope.
- Star Wars “Selfie”: Take and share a Star Wars “selfie” in various iconic costumes and settings, including Jedi, Princess Leia, Han Solo’s carbon-freeze, and more.
- GIFs: 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.
- Soundboard: Play classic sound clips and sound effects from your favorite Star Wars characters, creatures, weapons, vehicles, and scenes.
- Star Wars History: Discover behind-the-scenes fun facts with This Day In Star Wars History.
- Weather: Get Star Wars-themed weather and five-day forecasts, featuring original art and parallax effects of in-universe planets and locales.