With this 13-second video, Disney just dropped the jaws of every Star Wars enthusiast with a new”real” lightsaber. Disney additionally shares information of its Galactic Starcruiser experience coming to Walt Disney World. And on Star Wars Day, to boot.
In the movie, we see a person dressed as Rey facing away from the camera. They then turn around and light up a brand-new lightsaber which actually features a beam extending from the hilt. This is followed with a black screen that states”See it first when Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser opens at Walt Disney World Resort 2022.”
The lightsaber was made by Walt Disney Imagineering Research and Development. Guests who encounter Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser may even get to be one of the very first to see it in action. Sean Hollister in The Verge composed a fascinating piece about the way Disney’s patent with this lightsaber really works and who knows? Perhaps the lightsaber could be available for purchase later on.
Disney also disclosed more details of its two-night experience Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, that will debut in 2022 at Walt Disney World Resort. It stated that the fun experience is meant to be completely immersive, where even your conversations and decisions can help shape how your personal journey there unfolds.
The thrilling interracial adventure starts with traffic gathering up at the event’s terminal to be hauled to the Halcyon starcruiser through a Launch Pod by building a hyperspace jump into a galaxy far, far off (no, not actually ). You can see concept art for the event below:
Once you arrive, you’ll step from the Launch Pod into the world of Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. During your stay, you will get to see fresh and famous characters, like fine dining and drinking experiences, explore the Halcyon starcruiser and operate the ship’s navigation and defense systems, train in the ancient ways of their lightsaber, and even hop on a transport to Batuu to further your adventure around Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
If you would like to find out more about Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, feel free to check out Disney’s official site for your event. There you may also sign up to receive upgrades before it opens 2022.