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Star Wars secrets to be revealed in AR game on Force FridayAn augmented reality treasure hunt sends fans to retail stores, scanning signs to discover new characters in the upcoming movie, "The Last Jedi."
Disney is revealing STAR WARS SECRETS through an augmented reality game. Disney's main Star Wars App has a new treasure hunting AR game from September first through to third, players of the game will learn about new characters in the upcoming movie Star Wars The Last Jedi. To play you have to DOWNLOAD THE STAR WARS APP for iPhone and Android and open the game called FIND the force Then starting September 1st go to a participating retail store to find a poster or some art that says find the force. There are 20,000 stores across 30 countries with this scannable art and some websites have it to. You use the app to scan the picture with your phone's camera and it's gonna show you a virtual Star Wars character, maybe someone you know, or maybe someone not yet revealed. Keep doing this over three days to find all 15 characters and unlock some digital goodies. If you shared videos and photos on Twitter or Instagram with the hashtags findtheforce and #sweepstakes, you're gonna be entered in a drawing to win tickets to the Last Jedi movie. It's opening in December. You can get your practice in early. If you scan this image, out now, you'll find some porgs. Why is it just three days? Well, the treasure hunt is timed to start on Force Friday. That's the day new Star Wars toys and merchandise goes on sale, so This little game is in part to lure you into a store to buy stuff while you're scanning things and getting hyped up for the movie. I'm Bridget Carey and whenever there's a disturbance in the force you'll hear about it on cnet.com.