If you have traveled to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you may be familiar with the Star Wars: Data pad, a land-wide interactive experience available through the Play Disney Parks mobile app. There are so many ways to explore with the Data pad – and today, we’re excited to share details on two new jobs at Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance!
Opening today, Dec. 5, 2019, at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® in Florida and Jan. 17, 2020 at Disneyland® Park in California, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will take visitors on a harrowing adventure and put them in the middle of a climactic battle between the First Order and the Resistance. With the Star Wars: Data pad, you can choose to support either side by selecting new jobs within the app as they move through the Resistance clearing and towards attraction.
Distress Signal Received: If you choose to help the Resistance, you will receive a distress signal from Finn, who is undercover on a Star Destroyer near Batuu. You can connect and help him navigate the ship by selecting his path – and they may even free Resistance prisoners, reprogram droids and gather information on what the First Order is up to on the way. Depending on the route you will share with Finn, they’ll uncover items and schematics exclusive to this assignment.
Infiltrate Resistance Recruitment: Meanwhile, First Order loyalists entering the Resistance recruit line will be tasked with surveying and reporting back on the status of Resistance supplies. You will be able to communicate with a First Order officer as they make their way through, and with her instruction they may choose to scan crates, intercept transmissions or even plant tracking devices from the Data pad.
You can look for the new Star Destroyer icon in their Data pad to take on these new jobs.
And while exploring the surrounding area and Black Spire Outpost, you can use their “scanning” tool to discover new items that they can collect or trade with fellow galactic travelers, and don’t forget to use their “hacking,” “tuning” and “translation” tools to explore the land. Perhaps they’ll learn something new from a local droid, intercept some local chatter or learn a galactic language! And for visitors looking to take part in more, help Hondo Ohnaka sort cargo during an in-queue game at Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run, or join in “Outpost Control” to show where their loyalties lie. Of course…Visitors could always breakout on their own as a scoundrel.
You will just have to see where their Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge adventure takes them!
Be sure to download the Play Disney Parks app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store before their visit to check out these exciting features and experiences. And during their visit to Walt Disney World® Resort or Disneyland Resort, don’t forget there’s even more to explore with the Play Disney Parks app, from in-queue games and Disney trivia, to specially themed Disney Parks playlists through Apple Music®* and playful ride achievements.
Available for iPhone® and smartphones for Android™.
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