Toys R Us is preparing for a huge event for the release of the spinoff Star Wars Rogue One. Some of the firm’s stores will become Rebel Bases on Sept. 30th.
Some of the stores will open at 12:01 am on September 30th. They will become Destination Star Wars: Rebel Bases for the events.
Fans will be able to go and find the newest Star Wars toys right there and then. People who go for the grand opening will enjoy giveaways like posters and t-shirts.
But that’s not all. At the front of the Toys R Us stores there will be a special Rogue One: A Star Wars Story feature shops. All of the Star Wars toys will be there including LEGO sets, action figures, plush toys, stuffed animals and more.
The entire lineup will also be available vie the online store of Toys R Us. Of course, you can even already preorder some of the toys.
It’s definitely a great time to be a Star Wars fan. According to Toys&Games magazine, the Star Wars franchise in general has racked up sales valued at $300 million in the first half of this year alone. Analysts say that total is expected to top $700 million through the coming gift-giving season. Thus Star Wars will be the toy industry’s top property once again.