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Check out the details on the Star Wars App which just popped up for Android and ios…

July 8th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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Stars Wars all the time, whereever you go? That’ll do for us…

Lucasfilm have revealed the all-new Star Wars App for  iOS and Android devices.

The App will be the best way to get all the latest news and trailer from Star Wars, not to mention it’s full of fun stuff to do too. And it’s fully customisable – whatever that’ll mean.

anyway, here’s the features:

Instant notifications on big announcements, including trailer releases and movie news

Light Side, Dark Side, or Droid interfaces themes, 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, and scenes

Get quick updates with a snapshot news ticker

Count down to major releases like Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Episode VIII with an always-running timer

Sign up for Star Wars ID and join the growing Star Wars fan community; choose an avatar and create your own handle

Read official Star Wars news and blogs from, 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

You can check out the trailer for the app in the player below.

]Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits on December 18, then Star Wars Anthology: Rogue One on December 16, 2016, Star Wars: Episode VIII on May 26, 2017, and a Han Solo-centric Anthology on May 25, 2018.

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….