Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is getting a brand new VR expertise. Disney-owned Lucasfilm’s immersive leisure division ILMxLAB is creating Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge, an action-adventure digital actuality expertise that ties into the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge theme park attraction on the Disneyland Resort, California, and Walt Disney World Resort, Florida within the US. No platforms have been introduced, however given ILMxLAB is collaborating with Fb-owned Oculus Studios, Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge will probably be a timed unique to Oculus’ vary of VR headsets.
Set between Star Wars: The Final Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and that includes new and iconic characters, Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge will happen on the outskirts of the Black Spire Outpost, a smuggler’s haven on the planet of Batuu. Stated planet was launched in a Star Wars novel earlier than it turned the setting of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. The brand new VR expertise permits the Star Wars followers who cannot go to the American theme parks to expertise Batuu. In its announcement, ILMxLAB mentioned Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge will supply “a number of types of gameplay and issue settings.”
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge is the second VR expertise developed collectively by ILMxLAB and Oculus Studios, after final yr’s Vader Immortal: A Star Wars VR Sequence. That was unique to Oculus’ VR gadgets — none of them are formally accessible in India — for a yr; ILMxLAB introduced earlier in Could that Vader Immortal would launch on PlayStation VR in “summer time 2020”. If we needed to make an informed guess, we would say that will even be the case with Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge.
“We’re so excited for followers to step into Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge later this yr,” ILMxLAB’s executive-in-charge Vicki Dobbs Beck mentioned in a ready assertion. “This action-packed journey not solely speaks to the promise of linked and complementary experiences by extending the lore round Black Spire Outpost, it represents one other significant step in ILMxLAB’s quest to transition from storytelling — one-way communication — to storyLIVING [emphasis hers], the place you are inside a world making consequential decisions that drive your expertise ahead.”
“The wealthy storytelling in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge has redefined what a Disney park expertise will be, and we’re thrilled followers may have a possibility to find new tales, meet new characters and discover new areas of the planet Batuu in Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge,” Walt Disney Imagineering’s artistic government Scott Trowbridge added. “Now our friends can immerse themselves in these tales each inside and outdoors our parks.”
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