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  • Disney Launches Official 'Star Wars' App in the App Store for True Star Wars Fans

    On Wednesday, Disney has launched an official 'Star Wars' application in the iOS App Store so that Star Wars fans can stay up to date on the latest Star Wars news, entertain themselves with Star Wars facts, play with Star Wars soundboards and sound effects, take interactive Star Wars selfies, enjoy Star Wars augmented reality, and much more.

    The application is humbly-named "Star Wars" and is available in the App Store starting today. The interactive selfies allow the user to take selfies with backdrops made to look like the user was right in the middle of Star Wars action. It's also possible to see the weather on the fictional planet of Tatooine:

    The application includes all of the following features, as noted by the iOS App Store:

    Quote Originally Posted by App Store
    ● Get instant notifications on big announcements, including trailer releases and movie news
    ● Theme your app with Light Side, Dark Side, or Droid interfaces, each containing different designs, sounds, and animations
    ● Unlock 3D characters from Star Wars: The Force Awakens using a special Augmented Reality camera feature
    ● Take and share a Star Wars “selfie” in various iconic costumes and settings, including Jedi, Princess Leia (with hair buns), Han Solo’s carbon freeze, and more
    ● Get Star Wars-themed weather and five-day forecasts, featuring original art and parallax effects of in-universe planets and locales
    ● Wield a lightsaber and hone your skills against a training remote, as seen in Star Wars: A New Hope
    ● Share animated GIFs with your 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
    ● Discover behind-the-scenes fun facts with This Day In Star Wars History
    ● Play classic sound clips and sound effects from your favorite Star Wars characters, creatures, weapons, vehicles, and scenes
    ● Get quick updates with a snapshot news ticker
    ● Count down to major releases like Star Wars: The Force Awakens with an always-running timer
    ● Sign up for Star Wars ID and join the growing Star Wars fan community; choose an avatar, create your own handle, and build a connected profile
    ● Read official Star Wars news and blogs from StarWars.com, as well as app-exclusive content, including the latest on Star Wars: The Force Awakens, creator interviews, and more
    ● Follow official Star Wars social channels via aggregated, customizable feeds from Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Tumblr, Google+, and Twitter
    ● Watch official Star Wars videos, including movie trailers, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and more
    ● Discover the latest Star Wars digital apps, products and experiences from one central hub
    If you're a down-to-Earth Star Wars fan, then you can grab the new Star Wars application from the iOS App Store at this link. As huge Star Wars fans ourselves, we're interested in what you think, so drop us a line in the comments!

    Source: App Store
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Disney Launches Official 'Star Wars' App in the App Store for True Star Wars Fans started by Anthony Bouchard View original post
    Comments 3 Comments
    1. Sage I's Avatar
      Sage I -
      This just made my day! STAR WARS!
    1. mattdonut's Avatar
      mattdonut -
      Not in the UK "sad face"
    1. Rcworship's Avatar
      Rcworship -
      Quote Originally Posted by mattdonut View Post
      Not in the UK "sad face"
      You can always create another account located in the U.S...