Star Wars AR headset will make HoloChess a reality


A very long time in the past in a galaxy far, far-off, George Lucas created the perfect board recreation that was by no means to exist – Holochess, the Millennium Falcon’s holographic monster battler. Now, due to a partnership with Lenovo and thru the ability of augmented actuality, Chewbacca’s favourite recreation will now (in some kind) come to life.

Announced on the D23 Disney fan occasion (together with a load of Disney gaming and film information) Lenovo is constructing a Star Wars-specific augmented actuality headline.

Clouded, the future specs for this headset are, with Lenovo but to disclose full particulars of the . But we do know what it’ll be powering: an AR expertise referred to as ‘Star Wars: Jedi Challenges’.

Forceful enjoyable

Lenovo and Disney are conserving quiet on particular particulars, and have but to point out off precisely what the AR video games will appear like. But conceptually, it is teased a real-time floor fight recreation, a lightsaber battle, and (sure!) HoloChess, for anybody that likes their checkmate with a facet of arm-from-socket ripping. 

Here’s a video teaser, and a glimpse at what appears to be like like a clear entrance face plate, permitting for digital objects to be mapped in your real-world environment:

Visit the Lenovo page to join extra particulars about Jedi Challenges. We’ll maintain you posted on any additional updates on the headset and video games as they’re introduced.

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