Everything suddenly looks different when you set foot on Batuu…
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in under a week (that’s wild to say!!), and one new technology in the land will fit right in the palm of your hand: your cell phone! That’s because your smartphone will transform into a datapad when you enter Black Spire Outpost. It’s all part of the Play Disney Parks app, and the latest update of the app — live NOW — allows users to interact with the Star Wars Datapad features for Galaxy’s Edge!
Upon opening the app, you’ll navigate to the Disneyland map where you’ll notice a few new images on the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge portion of the map. (You can take a closer look around Galaxy’s Edge on the app by clicking here.) [Read more…]
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge,opening on May 31 in Disneyland and August 29 in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, has long been described as an immersive experience. Guests who venture to Black Spire Outpost on the planet Batuu will be stepping into the Star Wars universe, not just into a land in a theme park. And newly released information promises some serious guest immersion experiences we haven’t seen before.
Blooloop.com shares insights from Imagineers and Disney executives that show just how many different methods of immersion have been packed into Galaxy’s Edge.
Galaxy’s Edge Character Interaction Will Follow You From Visit to Visit
Disney has gone to great lengths to enhance the guest experience by creating personalized character interactions, and in Black Spire Outpost, cast members are called “citizens of Batuu” to really drive home that experience. [Read more…]
Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in a matter of weeks at Disneyland Park, and if you have visions of exhausting waits for Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, the land’s first major attraction, Disney wants you to know that there will be some comfort available for those facing long lines.
Disney will be offerings snacks for purchase for those in line. [Read more…]
If you updated your Play Disney Parks app overnight, you may have noticed a BRAND NEW preview of the app’s integration with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge AND updated park maps that include Galaxy’s Edge!
When you open the app, you’ll now have access to a Preview Video for the Star Wars Datapad. You’ll find it via an icon on the park maps! [Read more…]
Are you ready to add an extra element of fun to your visit to the 2019 Disney California Adventure Food and Wine Festival?
If so, then you may want to download the Play Disney Parks app (if you haven’t already) to earn a digital achievement by attending the Festival! [Read more…]
We have already been given some idea as to how technology will be put to use in new and mind-blowing ways when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge opens in Disneyland on May 31st and Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios on August 29th.
But now you can take a sneak peek at how the Play Disney Parks app will “transform into your galactic datapad — designed to guide you deeper and deeper into an adventure in a galaxy far, far away” after you arrive on the planet Batuu! [Read more…]
Overnight loads of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge info dropped — and we’ve sorted out the MOST IMPORTANT information for you! (We know you’re busy and have better things to do than stare at your phone all day. You’re welcome.)
Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Ride
Want to know what’s in store for one of Galaxy’s Edge’s main attractions? [Read more…]