Walt Disney World Resort has unveiled some thrilling new particulars for the extremely anticipated “Star Wars resort” Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser—together with the opening 12 months. The bulletins had been a part of a presentation given on the media preview for Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, the second attraction at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge that’s as a result of open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World on December fifth and at Disneyland on January 17, 2020.
Galaxy’s Edge is only the start of the Star Wars presence at Walt Disney World, because the extremely anticipated Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser gives an entirely immersive two-night trip expertise. The resort will open in 2021 and is about up as for those who’re happening a Galactic Starcruiser cruise (which Disney compares to boarding a Disney Cruise Line). From the minute you step foot into the foyer, you’re in area onboard a Starcruiser that’s full of colourful characters who will supply to convey you into their tales.
The immersive expertise—which is proscribed to 2 nights and finds all friends arriving and departing on the identical time—begins as friends are invited to enter a Launch Pod to move them into area. Home windows will present friends leaving the true world behind after which leaping into hyperspace, drawing nearer and nearer to the Halcyon starcruiser that’s recognized all through the galaxy for its impeccable service and unique areas. When the launch pad docks and the airlock opens, friends will step into the Atrium the place their cruise expertise begins—an expertise that additionally consists of an tour to Batuu at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.
Newly revealed particulars are the assorted actions that friends can partake in, which embody wielding a lightsaber and going through off in opposition to a coaching distant, in addition to visiting the starship’s Bridge the place friends will find out about ship programs and learn how to function them, which can turn out to be useful if/when rogue ships assault the Halcyon (they most positively will).
Every window in your entire starship has a view of the galaxy, which additional immerses the friends. The view even modifications because the ship progresses via its course. And there are additionally hidden areas deep within the ship’s mechanics, which provide secrets and techniques to unveil and areas inside which to carry secret conferences.
What’s most fascinating right here is that friends will encounter members of the crew, different passengers, and well-known Star Wars characters throughout their keep, and these characters will immediate you to start numerous storylines. Furthermore, each selection you make throughout your two-day trip will assist decide how your Star Wars story will progress. It sort of seems like taking part in Skyrim in the true world, however with Star Wars as an alternative of The Elder Scrolls.
So yeah, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser sounds fairly insane, and I’m very curious to study extra about what friends will encounter throughout this one-of-a-kind expertise. Pricing particulars have but to be revealed, however you possibly can most likely count on to pay a premium given how concerned this entire factor is. However now that we all know the opening date gained’t happen till someday in 2021, you’ve received a full 12 months to save lots of up.
Search for way more on Walt Disney World’s upcoming sights and information, together with my full breakdown of Rise of the Resistance, on Collider within the coming days.