‘Star Wars: Secrets Of The Empire’ Trailer Released as Tickets Go On Sale For the VR Experience

Slashfilm | 10/11/2017 | Hoai-Tran Bui
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Lucasfilm, ILMxLAB, and The VOID are giving you the chance to truly travel to a galaxy far, far away with the Star Wars Secrets of the Empire virtual reality experience, debuting at Walt Disney World Resort in December and at the Disneyland Resort in January.

Dubbed a “hyper-reality” experience, Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire takes users on a risky mission going undercover as stormtroopers to retrieve Imperial intelligence. Not sold? Lucasfilm has just released a trailer for the experience and has opened ticket sales.

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The Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire will allow guests to “walk freely and untethered throughout the multi-sensory experience” wearing VR headgear, according to the press release. With encouraging words from Mon Mothma, teams will set off in groups of four to capture Imperial intelligence for the rebellion, going undercover as Stormtroopers. Judging by the mission, and the presence of Mon Monthma and Rogue One’s K-2SO, the experience takes place sometime before the events of Rogue One.

The experience was announced to be in development back in August, and was a collaboration between “three boundary-pushing companies in the burgeoning out-of-home VR entertainment sector,” according to Curtis Hickman, co-founder and chief creative officer at The VOID. Added Vicki Dobbs Beck, executive in charge, ILMxLAB:

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