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.

Contest!

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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94 Responses

  1. Keladin Storm says:

    Favourite SW character would have to be Leia!

  2. Jonnie says:

    I have two favorites – R2D2 and C3PO

  3. Brandon Forsyth says:

    Han Solo has always been my favorite

  4. Hayley Bouchard says:

    Boba Fett <3

  5. Amy Heffernan says:

    R2D2!!!

  6. Arjun Rudra says:

    Luke skywalker

  7. jan says:

    favourite Star Wars character – Yoda

  8. Outrun1986 says:

    Favorite Star Wars Character is R2D2

  9. Glogirl3 says:

    Yoda would be my favourite Star Wars character.

  10. elaing8 says:

    Han Solo is my favorite character

  11. Michelle Policelli says:

    R2D2 is my favourite Star Wars character!

  12. kristen visser says:

    C3PO all the way!!

  13. pmr555 says:

    Princess Leia

  14. Angela says:

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

  15. Andrea Amy says:

    My favourite Star Wars character is Han Solo.

  16. Melissa H says:

    Princess Leia

  17. Stephanie says:

    MY favourite character is Princess Leia!

  18. fossie55 says:

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

  19. Heidi P says:

    R2D2 would be my fav Star Wars character

    Thanks @hellovancity.com

  20. daydreamsun3 says:

    r2d2!

  21. Marsalie Black says:

    My favourite is R2D2

  22. Annette Chai says:

    Han Solo

  23. Janelle Hinds Inc says:

    Princess Leia

  24. Darrah Bailey says:

    Id have to say R2D2 is my fave! <3

  25. M T says:

    My favorite is Han Solo.

  26. @SeniorServiceBC says:

    R2D2

  27. me says:

    I love R2D2! Thanks for the chance!

  28. Betty Spry says:

    I am a big fan of R2D2 how could anyone resist

  29. MyBitsandBleeps says:

    My favourite character is R2D2

  30. Stephanie La Plante says:

    My favourite is definitely R2D2.

  31. Andrea says:

    Mine is Princess Leia

  32. Jasmine Veljanova says:

    R2D2 :-)

  33. Samantha says:

    Anakin

  34. Gary Lori says:

    R2D2

  35. Gary Munro says:

    Han Solo

  36. Tricia Cooper says:

    My favourite Star Wars character is R2D2!

  37. Marilyn Legault says:

    I love Yoda

  38. Jay Nelson says:

    I love the wisdom and humour of Yoda.

  39. Tara B says:

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

  40. Andrea m says:

    I love R2D2!! He’s the cutest!

  41. ginette4 says:

    My favourite Star Wars character is R2D2

  42. ksceviour says:

    R2D2 is my fav!

  43. Nancy J Montgomery says:

    Luke Skywalker is my favourite Star Wars character.

  44. binabug says:

    R2D2 of course as C3po just talked way too much

  45. Karen Lee says:

    I love Captain Phasma!

  46. Eileen says:

    R2D2 is my fav

  47. Heidi C. says:

    R2D2 has always been my fave!

  48. Liz Howard says:

    R2D2!!!

  49. billiondollarprincesss says:

    princess leia

  50. Darci Paice-Bailey says:

    C3PO Is my fave <3

  51. Wanda Tracey says:

    R2D2 has always been my favorite!

  52. Rachel says:

    Yoda. Puppet Yoda that is.

  53. Lisa L says:

    My favourite Star Wars character is Princess Leia.

  54. Erika Letson says:

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

  55. mohammad anjum says:

    R2D2 is my fav

  56. Heather says:

    I’m pretty partial to R2D2 !!

  57. nep2653 says:

    R2D2 is my favourite character!

  58. Nicolthe pickle says:

    My favourite is Chewbacca.

  59. ivy pluchinsky says:

    I just love R2D2

  60. stacey dempsey says:

    My favorite character is Chewbacca

  61. Leslie Crosbie says:

    Definitely Yoda but I also love the Ewoks!!

  62. Terri Baker says:

    Han Solo is my favourite Star Wars character

  63. Pam Wood Humphrey says:

    I love R2D2.

  64. Krista Miller says:

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

  65. Kristy Reid says:

    I love Rey!

  66. Elizabeth V says:

    R2D2

  67. Jenny B says:

    R2D2 has to be my favourite.

  68. Julie says:

    R2D2 is my favourite

  69. Aaron B. says:

    Boba Fett!

  70. Rachetggrl says:

    The cantina band. Those dudes were groovy!!

  71. H Woo says:

    I am a Yoda fan all the way!

  72. Treen Goodwin says:

    I love Chewbacca , hes my favorite :)

  73. binabug says:

    good luck EVERYONE

  74. Sandra T. says:

    R2D2 is my fav!

  75. Ming Kwang says:

    R2D2 is my favourite

  76. Lushka Smith says:

    Chewbacca is my fave.

  77. Cheryl says:

    I just love Chewbacca!

  78. Jenn E says:

    R2-D2 is definitely my favourite.

  79. Carole D. says:

    R2D2 is my favourite Star Wars character!

  80. margaretimecs says:

    Princess Leia is my favourite Star Wars character.

  81. Jessica says:

    Chewbacca!

  82. Melissa Black says:

    Han Solo – but my son loves Boba Fett

  83. ToCo says:

    R2-D2 from the start!

  84. Wanda Tracey says:

    R2D2 was my favorite! :)

  85. Michelle W. says:

    R2D2

  86. Matthew M. says:

    Nice. I’m a Bobba Fett fan.

  87. G. Leong says:

    luke skywalker

  88. Nicole Bonomo says:

    Princess Leia was always my favorite!

  89. Tammy Dalley says:

    I love C3PO

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