May The 4th: ‘Star Wars’ Deals and New Launches

Star Wars Day/May the 4th is today. Below are some of the highlights from across consumer products, publishing and games.

Consumer Products

  • Droid Depot mobile app: The out-of-this-world app, available for free download on the App Store and Google Play, brings your BB-series or R-series astromech droid unit from Droid Depot at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to life for a galactic experience at home. For those of you who haven’t built an astromech droid unit yet, you’re in luck! You can also channel your inner droid builder in an all-new virtual experience where you can build a digital droid and create a whole new virtual collection of droids! For the very first time, pre-built versions of BB-8 and R2-D2 interactive remote control droids from Droid Depot at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge are available for a limited time, while supplies last, on shopDisney.com – they’ll arrive at your home, ready to play as soon as you sync them with the app.

  • shopDisney: Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars: Empire Strikes Back with this limited release collection that includes an Imperial Probe Droid, a Yoda plush, a deluxe figure play set and more!

  • Hasbro: Today, Hasbro announced a line of great new items including a number of figures celebrating the 40th anniversary of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and a brand-new the Child-inspired game – MONOPOLY: STAR WARS THE CHILD EDITION.

  • Lokai: Find balance with the Star Wars Collection by Lokai which includes bracelets inspired by an array of fan-favorite characters, including the Child! For each bracelet sold from this Star Wars collection, Lokai will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish.

  • LEGO: Celebrate May the 4th with exclusive offers available on LEGO.com and LEGO Stores. Get a free exclusive Death Star II Battle gift with LEGO Star Wars purchases over $75, VIP 2x points on LEGO Star Wars set, and sales on select Star Wars sets. Grab the new exclusive A-wing Starfighter, too!

  • Funko: Funko just announced 5 new Pop! figures and 1 Pop! Moment inspired by The Mandalorian, many of which feature the Child!

 

Games

  • Disney Emoji Blitz – Now – May 31: Star Wars emojis are back! The Darth Vader Villain Event returns with the chance to earn Darth Vader, Luke, Leia, Chewbacca, R2-D2 and Han Solo emojis (now – May 4). Plus, the game will feature a Star Wars Token Quest to earn rewards (now – May 31) and a Star Wars Challenge event for in-game prizes (May 21-25).

  • The Sims Mobile – May 4 – 11: Get a free Star Wars costume pack by completing an in-game quest!

  • The Sims Freeplay – May 4 – 29: Get a free Star Wars costume pack from the in-game store!

  • Disney Magic Kingdoms – now – May 8: Get a free Star Wars Legendary Chest on Star Wars Day (5/4) featuring Star Wars characters, floats, decorations, and more! Also, play a limited-time Star Wars Tapper event to collect items for a chance to unlock the new Stormtrooper Helmet Stand.

  • LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum – May 4-7: Get new Star Wars Tsum Tsum for a limited time!

  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order: EA and Respawn Entertainment have released a free content update for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, giving players the opportunity to take on new challenges in a brand-new game mode, the ability to replay the story with all previously acquired collectibles, collect new cosmetics for Cal and BD-1, and more! Be sure to check out the full blog post detailing the update here.

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga: Check-out the new, official key art for LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, revealed today in celebration of May The 4th here. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, arriving later this year for the Xbox One family of devices, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and PC, will span all nine Skywalker saga films, feature hundreds of playable characters and ships, and allow fans to start at any point in the timeline — a first for the franchise.

  • Fortnite: Star Wars returns to Fortnite to celebrate Star Wars Day. Lightsabers return to the island and the Item Shop also brings back some of your favorite Star Wars-inspired Outfits, Back Blings, Emotes, and more.

Publishing

  • Free Star Wars eBook: The eBook version of Star Wars: Queen’s Shadow is available for free download, now – May 8! Written by New York Times best-selling author E.K. Johnston, this YA novel follows Padmé, as she steps down from her position as Queen of Naboo and finds herself navigating treacherous political waters while forging a new identity beyond a new queen’s shadow.

  • Marvel Comics App Discount Sale: Get Star Wars Comics and Collections for up to 67% off at comicstore.marvel.com! Offer starts 5/4 and ends 5/7 @ 11pm EST.

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Stories of Light and Dark: From Anakin to Yoda, Count Dooku to Darth Maul, this exciting middle grade anthology will recount different explosive events from The Clone Wars from the points of view of everyone’s favorite characters–with each character written by a different popular author. Ahead of the August 25 release, you can read the book’s first excerpt here written by Rebecca Roanhorse and focused on Darth Maul.

  • STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1: Doctor Aphra has captivated the minds of Star Wars fans since her first appearance in the pages of STAR WARS: DARTH VADER, and now her new ongoing comic series will be getting a special digital-first comic release in celebration of May the 4th! Check out STAR WARS: DOCTOR APHRA #1, on-sale NOW in the Marvel Comics App and Marvel Digital Comics Shop!

 

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