Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premieres in theaters subsequent week, and with a property as large as Star Wars, there are certain to be loads of tie-ins. In the present day, Fb introduced one such tie-in for Messenger, which shall be outfitted with quite a few limited-time options for The Rise of Skywalker. New options embrace Star Wars-themed stickers, reactions, and even AR results.
The AR results are arguably the largest additions of the bunch. Everytime you make a video name or take a photograph with Messenger’s digicam, you’ll be capable of decide from one in every of three AR lenses to use. The primary is named the Lightspeed Impact and provides a glance we most frequently see when the Millennium Falcon makes a leap to hyperspace.
The second AR lens is named the Cockpit Impact and outfits you in Insurgent pilot gear whereas dropping you in Poe Dameron’s X-Wing. In the meantime, the Darkish vs. Mild Impact – which is the ultimate impact of the bunch – permits to you present your allegiance to both the darkish or mild aspect by shifting your head to at least one aspect of the display screen or the opposite.
These AR lenses are joined by a brand new Star Wars chat theme, which will be utilized to new and present threads by tapping on the identify of that chat, opening settings, and choosing the “theme” menu. With that theme utilized, you’ll be capable of submit particular Star Wars stickers and reactions.
Fb doesn’t say how lengthy these options shall be obtainable, but it surely appears secure to imagine that they’ll cling round for at the least a number of weeks after the film releases. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the ultimate film within the sequel trilogy and ostensibly the ultimate film within the Skywalker saga, will premiere subsequent week on Friday, December 20th.