An app about the famously known 'Star Wars' saga has now been released, and is available for free on both iOS and Android. The main purpose of this app is to keep fans updated with announcements, recent news, videos and every last tidbit of information to be devour. In a way of being constantly updated and to centralise all the information in the same place, the news feed is updated with stories pulled from their 'Star Wars' Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Tumblr and even Google+ accounts.

The app includes a Force Trainer Game, using a Special Augmented Reality camera, that allows users to use device's motion-sensing capabilities to wield a built-in lightsaber and the ability to take selfies with its favourite character and backgrounds.

When joining the app is possible to choose which side to join, the light side or the dark side, in order to actually turn into Jedi or Sith Lords and also containing different designs, sounds and animations.

Nowadays you can find GIF's everywhere and this app is not an exception. There's available a small collection of high-quality animated snippets sorted by the thought or emotion they're conveying. A simple tap on any of them automatically copies the selected GIF to your device's clipboard so that you can then paste it into a text message or IM conversation. For those who would like to be aware of local weather, this app also include an option for that. Based on location data, the local weather can be displayed and also let the user know where in the 'Star Wars' universe is having the same kind of weather that it's being experienced.

More of the features included on the app are:

  • Sign up for Star Wars ID and join the growing Star Wars fan community; choose an avatar and create your own handle;
  • Watch official videos, including behind-the-scenes featurettes, movie trailers, and more;
  • Discover the latest products, digital apps, and experiences from one central hub.

On the main page, a constant countdown can be found to show when "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (December 16, 2016), "Star Wars: Episode VIII" (May 26, 2017) and a Han Solo-Centric (May 25, 2018) hits theatres.

'Star Wars' was created by George Lucas and is an American epic space opera franchise centred on a film Series. The series depicts a galaxy described as "far, far away" in the distant past, and portrays Jedi as an representation of good, in a conflict with the Sith, their evil counterpart. The lightsaber is they're weapon of choice and is commonly recognized in popular culture. The series storylines contains many themes, with influences from philosophy and religion.