Giveaway! Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys and gadgets arrived at Best Buy

The Force is back! On September 1st, Best Buy unveiled the latest Star Wars: The Last Jedi products across Canada. The Last Jedi is the eighth movie in the Star Wars saga written and directed by Rian Johnson. The upcoming film marks the return of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker and scheduled to be released in theatres on December 15, 2017.

Star Wars fans attended the global celebration of Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi at Cambie Best Buy. Force Force II was held in 12 countries and 15 cities. Fans got a first look at the new toys, collectibles and gadgets inspired by the trilogy.

Fans dressed up as their favourite Star Wars hero or villain and went on an augmented reality treasure hunt. From the Star Wars app, you can activate the new Find the Force feature. When you scan the Find the Force QR code, a Star Wars character will appear on your smartphone’s display. You can take photos and videos along side the augmented reality character.

There are 15 characters to collect. You can unlock new AR character experiences at participating Best Buy stores across Canada.

Sphero R2-D2, BB-9E & BB-8

Sphero launched two new droids: R2-D2 and BB-9E, BB-8’s evil twin. The smart robots can act autonomously and interact together. You can also control the droid with the Sphero App-Enabled Droids app and go on an augmented reality adventure. Each droid has different holographic environments to explore.

littleBits Droid Inventor Kit

Younger fans can built their own custom droid and bring it to life using the the littleBits Droid Inventor Kit. You can teach your R2-D2 droid new tricks and abilities. You can go on 16 missions across the Star Wars universe. Force Drive allows you to guide your droid with a wave of your hand.

Propel Collector’s Edition Star Wars Battle Drones

Propel released new limited collector’s edition T-65 X-Wing Starfighter, Darth Vader’s TIE Advanced x1 and a 74-Z speeder bike battling drones. You can engage in multiplayer laser battles. You can pilot the high-performances quadrocopters at speed of 50 km/h. Each Propel Star Wars drone is hand painted, certified, numbered and packed in a collectable display box.


To celebrate Star Wars: The Last Jedi product launch, we have partnered up with Best Buy Canada to give away a $200 Best Buy gift card to one lucky Star Wars fan.

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  • Keladin Storm

    Favourite SW character would have to be Leia!

  • Jonnie

    I have two favorites – R2D2 and C3PO

  • Brandon Forsyth

    Han Solo has always been my favorite

  • Hayley Bouchard

    Boba Fett <3

  • Amy Heffernan


  • Arjun Rudra

    Luke skywalker

  • R2D2 and C3PO

  • jan

    favourite Star Wars character – Yoda

  • Outrun1986

    Favorite Star Wars Character is R2D2

  • Glogirl3

    Yoda would be my favourite Star Wars character.

  • elaing8

    Han Solo is my favorite character

  • Michelle Policelli

    R2D2 is my favourite Star Wars character!

  • kristen visser

    C3PO all the way!!

  • pmr555

    Princess Leia

  • Angela

    All of the Star Wars characters are so unique but I do love Chewbaca! He’s too cute.

  • Andrea Amy

    My favourite Star Wars character is Han Solo.

  • Melissa H

    Princess Leia

  • Stephanie

    MY favourite character is Princess Leia!

  • fossie55

    C3PO all the way is my favorite character from Star Wars.
    Florence C

  • Heidi P

    R2D2 would be my fav Star Wars character


  • daydreamsun3


  • LC


  • Marsalie Black

    My favourite is R2D2

  • Annette Chai

    Han Solo

  • Janelle Hinds Inc

    Princess Leia

  • Darrah Bailey

    Id have to say R2D2 is my fave! <3

  • M T

    My favorite is Han Solo.

  • @SeniorServiceBC


  • Brenda


  • me

    I love R2D2! Thanks for the chance!

  • Betty Spry

    I am a big fan of R2D2 how could anyone resist

  • MyBitsandBleeps

    My favourite character is R2D2

  • Stephanie La Plante

    My favourite is definitely R2D2.

  • Andrea

    Mine is Princess Leia

  • Jasmine Veljanova

    R2D2 :-)

  • Jeannie


  • Samantha


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  • Gary Munro

    Han Solo

  • Tricia Cooper

    My favourite Star Wars character is R2D2!

  • Marilyn Legault

    I love Yoda

  • Jay Nelson

    I love the wisdom and humour of Yoda.

  • My favorite characters are C3P0 and R2D2 (and then Princess Leia)

  • Andrea m

    I love R2D2!! He’s the cutest!

  • ginette4

    My favourite Star Wars character is R2D2

  • ksceviour

    R2D2 is my fav!

  • Nancy J Montgomery

    Luke Skywalker is my favourite Star Wars character.

  • binabug

    R2D2 of course as C3po just talked way too much

  • Karen Lee

    I love Captain Phasma!

  • Eileen

    R2D2 is my fav

  • Heidi C.

    R2D2 has always been my fave!

  • Liz Howard


  • billiondollarprincesss

    princess leia

  • Darci Paice-Bailey

    C3PO Is my fave <3

  • R2D2 has always been my favorite!

  • luisa


  • Rachel

    Yoda. Puppet Yoda that is.

  • Lisa L

    My favourite Star Wars character is Princess Leia.

  • Erika Letson

    I loved Yoda when I was a kid, so he’s my favourite!

  • mohammad anjum

    R2D2 is my fav

  • Heather

    I’m pretty partial to R2D2 !!

  • nep2653

    R2D2 is my favourite character!

  • Nicolthe pickle

    My favourite is Chewbacca.

  • ivy pluchinsky

    I just love R2D2

  • stacey dempsey

    My favorite character is Chewbacca

  • Leslie Crosbie

    Definitely Yoda but I also love the Ewoks!!

  • Terri Baker

    Han Solo is my favourite Star Wars character

  • Pam Wood Humphrey

    I love R2D2.

  • Krista Miller

    The cool Han Solo is my favorite character from Star Wars!

  • Kristy Reid

    I love Rey!

  • Elizabeth V


  • Jenny B

    R2D2 has to be my favourite.

  • Julie

    R2D2 is my favourite

  • Aaron B.

    Boba Fett!

  • The cantina band. Those dudes were groovy!!

  • H Woo

    I am a Yoda fan all the way!

  • Treen Goodwin

    I love Chewbacca , hes my favorite :)

  • binabug

    good luck EVERYONE

  • Sandra T.

    R2D2 is my fav!

  • Ming Kwang

    R2D2 is my favourite

  • Lushka Smith

    Chewbacca is my fave.

  • Cheryl

    I just love Chewbacca!

  • Jenn E

    R2-D2 is definitely my favourite.

  • Carole D.

    R2D2 is my favourite Star Wars character!

  • margaretimecs

    Princess Leia is my favourite Star Wars character.

  • Jessica


  • Melissa Black

    Han Solo – but my son loves Boba Fett

  • ToCo

    R2-D2 from the start!

  • R2D2 was my favorite! :)

  • Michelle W.


  • Matthew M.

    Nice. I’m a Bobba Fett fan.

  • G. Leong

    luke skywalker

  • Nicole Bonomo

    Princess Leia was always my favorite!

  • Tammy Dalley

    I love C3PO