Can you feel the darkness bubbling in yourself? Then maybe this is the augmented reality (AR) experience you need while you step into Sith Lord, Kylo Ren's boots and take his light sword.
This is the third major update from Lenovo's Star Wars: Jedi Challenges AR experience, but instead of fighting to save the galaxy, things have taken a darker turn in the Dark Side extension.
In the new update you play Kylo Ren, and you will compete against the likes of Rey and Yoda in epic lightsaber battles.
And of course, no light sword fight is at stake without the right equipment, and we have the new controller from Lenovo in the hand, in the form of Ren's Saber – complete with realistic red and blue wires and an illuminated red tip to to let everyone know you & # 39; am a bad guy.
Kylo Ren lightsaber from Lenovo on gallery
Nobody will stand in your way
Unfortunately, the controller is not cut out of metal, it is a plastic construction, with a few buttons on the bottom and a cover that covers a USB port to the base of the handle – this is a light saber that you have to charge.
The markings and wear of the device look good, but it does not feel overly high in the hand. The real wiring is a nice touch, but we fear that it is a weak point and can break down over time.
The expansion on the Dark Side is free for anyone who already has the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges headset – which has now dropped in price to € 179 (starting at the launch price of € 249) – and will be rolled out from November.
As far as the Limited Edition Kylo Ren lightsaber is concerned, it costs $ 99 when it is launched in the US in November. There is currently no word about whether Lenovo will make it available in other markets at the moment, but we will update this article as soon as we know more.
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