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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches on PS5 and Xbox Series X: How to upgrade

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order launches on PS5 and Xbox Series X: How to upgrade

Back in January, Electronic Arts and Respawn Entertainment launched a patch for Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which improved framerates and resolution for those who were playing on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X|S. Today, the two companies released a full-fledged current-gen version of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, which will be available as a standalone purchase for those who own a PS5 or Xbox Series X|S or as an upgrade for anyone who owns the game on PS4 and Xbox One.

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LEGO CON event revealed

LEGO CON event revealed

The first ever official LEGO CON event was revealed this week with a promise of 2 hours of non-stop LEGO action. The LEGO Group said that LEGO CON would take place on June 26, 2021, at noon-2PM ET / 9-11AM PT. This event will cover LEGO VIDIO, Star Wars, Technic, Ninjago, DOTS, Minecraft, Harry Potter, and Super Mario.

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Bad Batch just re-wrote Jabba’s history

Bad Batch just re-wrote Jabba’s history

Canonical Star Wars is bendy. It's not the sort of thing that one can keep difinitive tabs on without periodically checking in with the latest "official" Star Wars books, movies, and TV shows. Take for example the latest episode of Star Wars: Bad Batch. In this episode we see our heroes inadvertently cross paths with one of the most notorious monsters in the Star Wars universe: The Rancor!

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Star Wars is now 44 years old and more than 5 days long

Star Wars is now 44 years old and more than 5 days long

Today is the 44th anniversary of the premiere of the movie Star Wars. This was the movie that was eventually called Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope, according to its place in the Star Wars Skywalker saga film lineup and Original Star Wars Trilogy. To be entirely fair, Star Wars was promoted before May 25, 1977, and previewed to some very lucky individuals before this date - but May 25, 1977 was the day the movie opened to the public. Since then, one whole heck of a lot of Star Wars has been produced and released to screens both big and small.

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Book of Boba Fett leak tips at least 2 seasons and legacy effects

Book of Boba Fett leak tips at least 2 seasons and legacy effects

The Book of Boba Fett television show from Disney+ had a bit of a leak this week. In a set of images posted by a behind-the-scenes worker on the show we've caught a glimpse of the future. Stickers are shown having just been printed with three different angles on the show, one of which effectively confirms Disney's plans to release more than one "season" of the show.

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How the Bad Batch moon Pantora ties together plots from Book of Boba Fett to Obi-Wan Kenobi

How the Bad Batch moon Pantora ties together plots from Book of Boba Fett to Obi-Wan Kenobi

This week is the first in which the show Star Wars: Bad Batch crosses over with the rest of the modern era of Star Wars productions. It is this week that the team meets up with a mysterious bounty hunter by the name of Fennec Shand. As we know from our adventures in The Mandalorian, Shand's path is rarely devoid of action.

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World’s biggest Star Wars Celebration ready for post-COVID-19 world in May, 2022

World’s biggest Star Wars Celebration ready for post-COVID-19 world in May, 2022

The biggest in-person Star Wars event of the year is almost certainly Star Wars Celebration. This event is massive, largely because it is Lucasfilm's official Star Wars fan event. It's been massive since inauguration back in 1999. After a 2-year hiatus, this gathering of Star Wars fans is set to return in 2022, and EARLIER than previously announced.

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Smithsonian shows off its new life-size Star Wars X-Wing movie prop

Smithsonian shows off its new life-size Star Wars X-Wing movie prop

The Smithsonian Institution is now home to a life-size X-Wing aircraft prop from one of the Star Wars movies. Though you can't yet see it in person -- it won't be unveiled until next year -- the museum has shared an image of the massive prop, which has a wingspan of 37-feet. The X-Wing was acquired from LucasFilm division Industrial Light & Magic.

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Stadia Pro subscribers get a big free game for Star Wars Day

Stadia Pro subscribers get a big free game for Star Wars Day

Today happens to be Star Wars Day, and while that means sales on games and toys, for Google Stadia users it means a free Star Wars game. Google today announced a new Star Wars-themed addition to the Stadia Pro lineup, which is a collection of free games available to those with active memberships to Google's Stadia Pro tier.

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How Disney’s “real” lightsaber works: Like 2x tape measures

How Disney’s “real” lightsaber works: Like 2x tape measures

Today Disney released a video of a mechanical real-world lightsaber that'll appear in their Galactic Starcruiser experience. That's the two-night vacation event at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida that'll be opening in the year 2022. The lightsaber is real - real as far as your eyes are concerned, and real as you'll see it in person at said resort experience. Let's talk about how it works.

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Star Wars Day 2021 stash: Toys, pins, and books

Star Wars Day 2021 stash: Toys, pins, and books

Today we're taking a peek at a variety of Star Wars goodies released this week in celebration of Star Wars Day 2021. That's May the 4th (be with you), and we're at a very interesting moment in the history of the Star Wars universe. Disney's release blaster for Star Wars shows and movies is fully loaded and the product-making partners have the licensed goods to make it count.

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Disney built this epic “real” lightsaber for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

Disney built this epic “real” lightsaber for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

It's May the 4th and what better way to mark the favorite date on every Star Wars fan's calendar than with the jaw-dropping teaser of the new "real" lightsaber developed by Disney. The extending, glowing sword isn't, you probably won't be surprised to hear, actually capable of slicing Stormtroopers in half, but the incredible prop is the closest we've seen yet to the iconic on-screen weapon.

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