Who knew that you could fit an entire galaxy—one that's far, far, away no less— inside your smart phone?
Disney has released the official Star Wars app for iOS and Goog Play, putting the entire power of the force (even the Dark Side, if that's your thing) in your pocket. The new app will immerse fans into the world of Star Wars with breaking news, social updates, connections to special Star Wars events, and more.
See below for the app's official trailer, along with a full list of features, below.
● 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
And just like the Star Wars Universe, which seems to expand every day with new movies, the app will continue to grow with new features and additions. Sure, it's no blaster or lightsaber, but this is a tool no Star Wars fan should venture the galaxy without.
The Star Wars app is now available for free on the iTunes Store and Google Play for compatible mobile devices. Will you trust your feelings and download it? Let us know in the comments!