So yeah, I have a huge weakness for Star Wars and as such want to own them all. If Disney relaunched the unedited original trilogy i'd buy them yet again so it's not a huge leap to get The Force Awakens on BluRay when it ships in April. Today Disney dropped information about that launch and The Force Awakens will be released first on digital April 1st and on BluRay on April 5th. For the digital platforms that support special features and barring a Target BluRay exclusive the digital and BluRay version seem to come with the same amount of special features. If you are interested in all the information on the release check the Disney link below.

http://www.starwars.com/news/its-true-all-of-it-star-wars-the-force-awakens-is-coming-home

Are you going to pick up the Force Awakens and if so how? Curious what you all plan to do. For me come April 5th i'll be grabbing the BluRay at Target for the extra 20 minutes of behind the scenes goodness.

hardeyez wrote on 03/04/2016 at 06:51pm

Argh, I hate retailer specific features....

Travis   Admin wrote on 03/04/2016 at 08:15pm

Ugh, seriously. Screw retailer-exclusive stuff. I want that BB-8 cover but I'll be getting the extra 20 minutes.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/04/2016 at 08:21pm

I agree. At least they don't spread out special features over a few retailers. Still, exclusives are The Dark Side of marketing. smile

Will_Ball   Game Mod   Super Member wrote on 03/04/2016 at 08:27pm

I got my blu-ray pre-ordered from amazon.

GregoPeck   Super Member wrote on 03/05/2016 at 05:05am

Considering that my 3D experience of this movie was bad and that I still really enjoyed it with my son, I think I will pick it up. Also, seeing as how I'm an Amazon Prime member, pre-ordering from Amazon sounds like the way to go. Thanks for letting us know about this!

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/25/2016 at 04:31am

Can't wait to see all the deleted scenes, they look cool.

https://youtu.be/QJzPCHU92v0

Will_Ball   Game Mod   Super Member wrote on 03/26/2016 at 03:51am

Any Jar Jar deleted scenes?

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/26/2016 at 02:40pm

I hope so!

/cries

Travis   Admin wrote on 03/26/2016 at 03:41pm
scrypt   Supporter wrote on 03/26/2016 at 11:26pm

So excited for this. I'm intentionally putting off watching Daredevil S2 and Batman V Superman until the weekend before Force Awakens releases, so that I can better manage the excitement.

jdodson   Admin   Post Author wrote on 03/26/2016 at 11:29pm

Hahaha, that sounds good. I am really looking forward to the special features myself. I also plan on watching IV, V, VI and then VII to see how well that works. Wondering if it holds up as far as tone to the originals in a viewing over a couple days.

scrypt   Supporter wrote on 03/26/2016 at 11:59pm

That's a good idea. You'll have to post your conclusion. I think I only have IV available with me, or I'd join in on that, too ;).

Travis   Admin wrote on 03/27/2016 at 06:07am

I did that before I saw it the first time, but I'm not sure that's an accurate representation. I definitely need a marathon run, ending in VII.

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