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Force Friday II: Fans Seek Out BB-9E – New Droid from Star Wars: The Last Jedi!

Force Friday II – SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – AUGUST 31: Sydney, Australia – Sept. 1 – Dennis Wong holding the Sphero BB-9E – Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images for Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media

Fans in Australia were the first to officially unveil a new dark side character from the upcoming Star Wars: The Last Jedi film, an astromech named BB-9E.

The new droid is one of half-a-dozen new items fans will be able to take home over the Force Friday II weekend. Others include: Force Link Starter Set + Figures, Vehicles & Playset by Hasbro, R2-D2 and BB-9E App-Enabled Droids by Sphero, Droid Inventor Kit by littleBits, Star Wars Jedi Challenges and Star Wars Battle Drones by Propel.

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Countdown to Force Friday II Begins!

Disney and Lucasfilm today kicked off the countdown to Force Friday II, the global event celebrating the launch of the products from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, with an AR surprise for Star Wars fans around the world.

Fans within a mile of 20 global landmarks simply open the Star Wars App, select Find the Force and point their phone to the sky to see a short augmented reality scene unfold. The 10-second animation shows a Star Destroyer loom over key landmarks as two TIE Fighters shoot past into the distance.

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Star Wars’ Force Friday II Goes AR!

Last year’s Star Wars Force friday went so well, they’re doing it again!

Find the Force, a global augmented reality (AR) event rolling out on Force Friday II (September 1) to commemorate the worldwide launch of new products inspired by Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

On September 1st, fans will reveal a new The Last Jedi character via social media – and a new product line for Star Wars: The Last Jedi will launch globally at 12:01 AM. And that’s just the beginning…

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