Star Wars Tamagotchi coming soon
Earlier this year Bandai America had announced that Star Wars would be joining the Tamagotchi brand and the focus would be around R2-D2. Fans will be able to take care of R2-D2 by keeping him charged and cleaned and playing two mini-games such as Firefighting and Dejarik “holochess”. Fans can train R2-D2 to master various skills 19 in all. There are seven mini-games to unlock depending on his skill level.
If you neglect R2-D2 for too long the pesky scavengers the Jawas may take him away. So make sure to check on him multiple times daily.
R2-D2 will come in two version classic (white) and hologram (translucent blue). It is set to hit shelves on November 11 and retail for around $19.99. Both units will be available at Entertainment Earth, Amazon, Big Bad Toy Store, and GameStop. It is up for pre-order now.
This item looks to be a fun one of fans of Star Wars and Tamagotchi.
Make sure to check out the release below.
Bandai America Launches New Star WarsTM R2-D2TM-Tamagotchi!
Tamagotchi and Lucasfilm have collaborated with the new Star Wars R2-D2 -Tamagotchi!
El Segundo, Calif – (August 3, 2021) Everyone’s favorite galaxy far, far away is now closer than ever with the new Star Wars R2-D2 Tamagotchi. Tamagotchi, the renowned virtual pet brand, is joining forces with Lucasfilm to bring fans a fun new way to play, inviting fans to interact with R2-D2 like never before. Both Star Wars and Tamagotchi fans will be able to pre-order the Star Wars R2-D2 – Tamagotchi on August 3, 2021 on Amazon before it hits store shelves on November 11, 2021.
“Tamagotchi has been an incredible brand for Bandai America for over two decades and our collaborations have only continued to expand.” said Trish Garrett, Bandai America Brand Strategist. “Star Wars is one of the most universally recognized franchises and we can’t wait to incorporate a piece of it into the world of Tamagotchi.”
The Star WarsTM R2-D2TM – Tamagotchi brings one of Star Wars’ most iconic characters to the palm of your hand for on-the-go entertainment that’s out of this world.
Star WarsTM R2-D2 – Tamagotchi Features:
● Train the R2-D2 – Tamagotchi to master various skills
● Take care of the R2-D2 – Tamagotchi by keeping him charged and clean and by playing two mini-games (Firefighting and Dejarik “holochess”)
● There are 19 skills for the R2-D2 – Tamagotchi to learn and 7 mini-games for him to unlock, depending on his skill level
● Make sure you keep your R2-D2 – Tamagotchi happy. If you neglect him for too long, the Jawas may take him away!
● Includes animated pixel movie clips cut-in throughout the day
● Age grade: 8+
● Battery (2 x LR44) included
● No Wi-Fi needed
“We are particularly excited about this collaboration given the success we have seen
with previous integrations,” Garrett shares. “Connecting the Tamagotchi virtual pet
world with the Star Wars galaxy is going to be an epic experience that will truly
immerse fans and provide them with a new way to enjoy a Tamagotchi device.”
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