Bandai Namco Entertainment Launches Bandai America’s New Star WarsTM R2-D2TM-Tamagotchi!
Tamagotchi and Lucasfilm have collaborated with the new Star Wars R2-D2 –Tamagotchi!
Sydney – (6th August, 2021) Everyone’s favourite galaxy far, far away is now closer than ever with the new Star WarsÔ R2-D2Ô – 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 are now able to pre-order the Star Wars R2-D2 – Tamagotchi, before it hits store shelves on 11th November, 2021.
“Tamagotchi has been an incredible brand for Bandai 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 recognised franchises and we can’t wait to incorporate a piece of it into the world of Tamagotchi.”
The Star WarsÔ R2-D2Ô – 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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