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How 'Vader Immortal' became Lucasfilm's 'Star Wars' bet on the future of VR and memory design

This summer, visitors to Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif., and Florida's Walt Disney World will be able to enter the universe of "Star Wars" with the opening of Galaxy's Edge, a 14-acre land with ambitions to offer unprecedented levels of play in the theme park space.

Fly the Millennium Falcon, build a droid, construct a lightsaber or engage in a battle for control of the land itself.

But there are limits. You won't be able to take the land's fancy new lightsabers into immediate duels. And since Galaxy's Edge is set in the timeline of the current trilogy, don't expect to play alongside Darth Vader, at least until Disney concocts a special event to make that happen.

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