Meet BB-9E: BB8's evil cousin in the next 'Star Wars' movie

Meet BB-9E: BB8's evil cousin in the next 'Star Wars' movie

It's been almost two years since Sphero introduced its app controlled BB-8, a replica of the cute rolling droid that first appeared in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

Like the BB-8, the new droids are controlled via a smartphone app, available for both iOS and Android.

Snoke can be seen along an Elite Praetorian Guard for size comparison of the toys, and despite his massive stature in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Snoke stands at a far more reasonable height in toy form.

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R2-D2 is significantly larger than the BB units.

Although Similar to BB-8 in size and appearance, BB-9E has two distinct differences: it is black and has a red eye. That said, you can still hear its sounds from your paired device and through the companion app. "A lot of our data suggests R2 is everyone's favourite but we know that a lot of the newer fans are going to love BB-9E". This was made possible thanks to conductive charging tech that passes electricity from BB-9E's body to its head.

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The headset itself is called the Mirage, and it comes bundled with a Lightsaber Controller and a Tracking Beacon. If the Force is with you, one of 15 characters will then appear for you to interact with - all thanks to the magic of augmented reality. BB-8 and BB-9E probably aren't buds, so they should indicate that relationship in how they react to one another, even when you aren't paired with them through the app.

If you don't have the time right now, aren't in Dublin, or are too excited to wait and try it for yourself, you can see a quick video of what can be found below.

Apart from the U.S., Apple Stores in all other markets (except for Brazil) are also participating in the Force Friday II series.

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