And though it was by no means the first product to harness AR, there's no denying that Pokémon Go brought augmented reality to the mainstream a year ago, so we're excited to see it incorporated in a Star Wars-themed treasure hunt.
"Force Friday II is a major milestone in the countdown to Star Wars:The Last Jedi", Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy said in a statement.
Around 20,000 stores covering roughly 30 countries will inspire additional anticipation for the film franchise's eighth installment through the aforementioned date and its weekend successors. There are a total of 15 characters (five per day) that can be unlocked. You can check out the details of the contest here and the list of participating stores here. Each graphic reveals a different character every day from September 1-3, and fans unlock digital rewards as they progress.
'Star Wars: Force Friday II - Find the Force'
Those who would like to try the feature out before it goes live in stores can test it on the Find the Force website by scanning an image and seeing an early look at the porgs. Ever since audiences were first thrilled by A New Hope in 1977, they've wanted to become fully immersed in the galaxy far, far away and spend time with their favorite characters.
From September 1- September 3 the Find the Force promotion will run.
Most retailers will, of course, also be aiming to sell Star Wars toys. That means you can take a photo or video standing alongside the likes of Admiral Ackbar (as demonstrated in the video above).
Russian ambassador to Sudan Migayas Shirinsky died in Khartoum , the Russian Foreign Ministry's information department told TASS. Russia's RIA Novosti state news agency reported the veteran diplomat's death, citing the foreign ministry in Moscow.
The injured were taken to a hospital, where two were in a critical condition, the state-owned RIA Novosti news agency reported. Footage posted to Russia's Ren TV television show a black-clad man lying on a pavement while a policeman kneels on his back.
One was owned by Air Zimbabwe, the company regularly used by President Mugabe, and one by South African Airways (SAA ). Photos posted on social media show a bloody gash to Engels' forehead that she claims was a result of the encounter.
Post-election analysis shows that Trump won the White House by carrying a combined 80,000 votes from these three areas. Six in ten respondents in the three states also said that the world standing of the US has suffered under Trump .
Saying he's only to miss a game or two would undersell the severity and allow the Giants to force opponents to game plan for him. Beckham's camp said the 24-year-old was flirting with the idea before suffering a sprained ankle on Monday.
The eclipse will begin here at 1:09 p.m., reaching its maximum point by 2:37 p.m. with 92 percent of the sun obscured. As for during the eclipse, Moore said that the exact weather conditions are "uncertain" in the Aiken area.
The value of USA goods exported to Korea fell 0.03 percent from $43.5 billion in 2011 to $42.3 billion in 2016, the report said. The Trump administration is conducting a probe that could result in broad barriers against global steel imports.
Mercogliano also says removing Confederate statues creates a slippery slope of who in our history is appropriate to memorialize. That committee selected Bethune, Everglades conservationist Marjory Stoneman Douglas and businessman George Washington Jenkins.
Barca deserve much better". "For me, they are not the people who should be there, for the direction of Barca", said Neymar . Neymar joined Paris Saint-Germain for £198m after the Qatari-owned club paid his buyout clause earlier this month.
Swift shot back that she hadn't cleared the use of the word "b**ch", and said she didn't appreciate being branded a liar. Swift, who is originally from Reading, Pennsylvania, even deleted any default profile photos from the accounts.
I had been dealing with Lee Charnley for this year and a half. "I do not need too much contact when I have Lee Charnley there". But Rafa added: "It doesn't change anything in terms of what I was doing".
Toddler gives news anchor the runaround
News anchor Alastair Stewart was presenting Wednesday's edition of the news when he was interrupted. "When children take over your desk when you're halfway through an interview".
Why Would Anyone Want Ecstasy Pills Shaped Like Trump?
The tablets of Molly (that's more or less "Ecstasy" to the Gen-Xers out there) also featured Trump's name on the reverse side. The ecstasy pills all came in the shape of the face of US President with the words " Trump " and "NL" written on the back.
Android 8.0 is now officially Android Oreo
Google has been prepping up for the new iteration of Android for quite some time now, constantly releasing developer previews. The update brings a big revamp of the notification panel, with a new layout, colors , and features, like "snoozing".
Pala to show Mayweather-McGregor fight free
Mayweather jumped out to an astounding -2250 - meaning you have to bet $2250 to win $100 profit - over McGregor in November 2016. "The original UFC gym brand, they were looking to build mega gyms and all this and you know, I have all this, I am set".
2017 preseason AP Poll unsurprising
The Crimson Tide are coming off a forgetful finish to their 2016 season, losing in the national title game to Clemson. But for the second straight year the Bulldogs finished the season unranked in the AP poll after being ranked.
Los Angeles Dodgers pluck Curtis Granderson from Mets
After news of the trade broke late was in Detroit on Saturday, hooking up with the Dodgers for a game against the Tigers. The Dodgers (86-34) are on pace to tie the major league record for wins in a season with 116.
6 police officers shot, 2 dead, in Florida and Pennsylvania
According to the outlet, both troopers were hospitalized and remain in stable condition, and the suspect was reportedly killed. Two Kissimmee police officers have been killed and after what authorities said was an ambush-style shooting Friday night.