Star Wars day is nearly here, this Thursday Star Wars fans will be treated to the first official sequel to the original trilogy when the Force Awakens rolls into theatres. In the US, carrier Verizon has teamed up with Disney – the owners of the franchise now – to offer Star Wars themed Google Cardboard headsets. Now it looks like Optus is about to offer the same deal in Australia.
Hitting their social media channels this afternoon, Optus hasn’t said as such, but they have have shown off the four Star Wars themed headsets in this video which simply says Google Cardboard coming soon and to head in store for more details:
Google Cardboard – Coming December 16th. Head in store for details.https://t.co/9yD8tMADLN
— Optus (@Optus) December 15, 2015
The headsets feature designs of characters from the new Star Wars movie: Kylo Ren, BB8, R2D2 and the always classic Storm Trooper and are supposed to be used with the Star Wars app to follow on with exclusive Google Cardboard content – each message getting more intricate and informative as the movie premiere on Thursday approaches.
We’ve reached out to Optus for more information and we’ll let you know more as soon as we can. You can guess where we’ll be first thing tomorrow.