Starwars.com has posted surprisingly early confirmation that this year’s Force Friday will be a triple threat with merch from Episode IX, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.
Let the countdown begin.
Triple Force Friday, the latest in a tradition of Star Wars product launches, is set for October 4, Lucasfilm and Disney announced today. The event will see the debut of brand-new products inspired by three of the year’s biggest Star Warsreleases, including:
- The highly anticipated, final installment of the Skywalker saga, Star Wars: Episode IX
- The first-ever Star Wars live-action series, The Mandalorian, set to debut exclusively on the upcoming streaming service, Disney+.
- The latest title from EA and Respawn — Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order — a brand-new action-adventure game releasing holiday 2019
Products spanning categories from toys to collectibles, housewares, books, apparel, and more will go on sale beginning at 12:01 a.m. on October 4. As with past Force Friday celebrations, stores around the world will join the festivities with in-store events and midnight openings.
Stay tuned to StarWars.com for more on Triple Force Friday!
Now that Toys R Us is out of the toy game, we can assume that the places to go will be Target and possibly Walmart, who will most likely have coupons and deals. Having merchandise from there different Star Wars properties is a surprise, to be sure, but a welcome one.
As with 2017’s Force Friday event, we will be covering the event at our local Target with live streams and posts.
Bring it on!