Disney announced Star Wars: Jedi Challenges on the D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA right this moment, and revealed it was partnering with Lenovo and Lucasfilm to create a brand new shopper AR headset.
Not many details got concerning the hardware itself, however we did study you obtain apps onto your phone then lock it into the headset, just like Gear VR, though Disney guarantees full line-of-sight to the skin world and never simply staring immediately right into a display.
Disney was additionally somewhat tight-lipped on the sport itself, however teased a short video of a girl suiting up for lightsaber coaching full with a movement controller resembling the well-known Skywalker-family lightsaber deal with. Footage of a real-time floor battle recreation with troops, turrets and AT-ATs and holochess had been additionally proven. Professional tip: At all times let the Wookiee win.
There’s not rather more data on the official Star Wars: Jedi Challenges website, however there’s an possibility to join extra information on the sport.
Whereas no particular launch date for the sport or the Lenovo headset was revealed, the teaser trailer does finish with a “coming soon” message.
We’ll preserve you up to date as we study extra.