Disney has partnered with Bandai to bring Star Wars fans the first R2-D2 Tamagotchi digital pet. Set to be released on November 11, it will come in two shells inspired by Artoo, compete with the iconic Tamagotchi display featuring the familiar animations of the astromech. The digital pet also comes with multiple interactive experiences, including the ability to train R2-D2 to master 19 different skills. Read more for additional pictures and information.
This pocket-sized device lets you keep R2-D2 charged, clean, and even play along in two mini-games, such as firefighting and Dejarik (also known as holochess). Plus, users you can help R2-D2 unlock seven more mini-games if they keep the astromech happy. Pre-orders start on August 2 at 9pm PST, but no pricing has yet been announced.
- Defend the Galaxy and build the largest LEGO Star Wars Millennium Falcon to date! The perfect set for adult Star Wars fans and expert builders, This starship will inspire hours of play recreating the films or can be displayed as a collectible toy model
- The Millennium Falcon is built with 7,541 pieces and includes two crews of minifigures - 4 classic crew minifigures: Han Solo, Chewbacca, Princess Leia and C-3PO, plus 3 Star Wars Episode VII/VIII crew minifigures: Older Han Solo, Rey and Finn
- Main hold features a seating area, Dejarik holographic game, combat remote training helmet, and engineering station with turning minifigure seat, Rear compartment features the engine room with hyperdrive and console and 2 escape Pod hatches
- Exterior features include detailed removable hull panels, lowering boarding ramp, concealed blaster cannon, 4-minifigure cockpit with detachable canopy, interchangeable round/rectangular sensor dishes
- Measures over 8 inches (21cm) high, 33 inches (84cm) long and 22 inches (56cm) wide Builders can slide the panel to reveal the concealed blaster cannon and turn classic Leia’s and Han’s head to reveal their breathing mask decorations
Star Wars has proven to be a timeless franchise and one that fans are eager to continue exploring, which makes it an absolute thrill to be able to incorporate it into the Tamagotchi experience. The R2-D2 Tamagotchi is an epic collaboration to be a part of and we can’t wait to see how fans of the franchise react to this out-of-this-world device!,” said Takayoshi Oyama, manager, Business Management Team at Bandai.
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