Lucasfilm announces Star Wars: Tales from the VR experience of the Galaxy Edge
ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm's award-winning immersive entertainment studio, announced today that it is under development in Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy & # 39; s Edge, a new virtual reality experience, in collaboration with Oculus Studios. The title will be released later this year.
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"We are very excited for fans to participate in & # 39; Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy & # 39; & # 39; later this year," said Vicki Dobbs Beck, executive in charge of ILMxLAB. “This action-packed adventure not only speaks to the promise of connected and complementary experiences, extending knowledge about the Black Spire Outpost, but also represents a significant step in the search for ILMxLAB for the transition from narrative – unidirectional communication – to storyLIVING, where you & # 39; we are within a world making consistent choices that drive your experience. "
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy & # 39; s Edge will give players the opportunity to live their own adventure and explore a new part of a galaxy far, far away in virtual reality. The original story will feature new and iconic characters from the Star Wars universe with various game styles and difficulty settings to accommodate a wide variety of players, from Star Wars fans to VR players.
“The rich narrative of & # 39; Star Wars: Galaxy & # 39; s Edge & # 39; redefined what can be an experience at the Disney park, and we are excited fans who will have the opportunity to discover new stories, meet new characters and explore new regions of the planet Batuu in & # 39; Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy & # 39; s Edge & # 39; & # 39; said Scott Trowbridge, creative executive at Walt Disney Imagineering. "Now, our guests can immerse themselves in these stories inside and outside our parks."
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Happening between Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on the planet of Batuu, the adventure takes place on the outskirts of Black Spire Outpost of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, Galaxy's Edge, the epic new land at Disneyland Resort in California and Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. This experience will expand the narrative of Star Wars: Galaxy & # 39; s Edge like never before and for the first time, at home.
"We are delighted to collaborate with ILMxLAB again on & # 39; Star Wars: Tales of the Galaxy & # 39; & # 39 ;. VR is an incredibly powerful storytelling medium; this experience will immerse fans in a deep and exciting within the Star Wars galaxy as they are transported to impossible places through the power of virtual reality, ”said Mike Verdu, vice president of content for AR / VR on Facebook.