Disney adds a 'Rise of Skywalker' world to Star Tours

October 23, 2019, 11:23 AM · Disney is adding another adventure to its Star Tours - The Adventures Continue ride.

As one might have guessed, with Episode 9 of the Star Wars movie series coming to theaters in December, the next addition to the motion simulator theater ride will be a tie-in to the new film. Disney added scenes to Star Tours to promote the last two films in the nine-movie Skywalker Saga.

The last two destinations were Jakuu (from The Force Awakens) and Crait (from The Last Jedi), and Disney said today that the next destination will be the ocean moon Kef Bir from The Rise of Skywalker. You can catch a glimpse of that world in the latest trailer for the movie.

Right now, Star Tours ends at the Galaxy's Edge world of Batuu, which Disney added to the mix when it premiered the Crait segment. Since the structure of the ride takes us to three destinations, one of the current destinations will have to go to accommodate the new The Rise of Skywalker promo. Or more, if Disney adds additional destinations from the new movie.

The new segment(s) on Star Tours will debut on December 20 at Disneyland, Walt Disney World's Disney's Hollywood Studios, Disneyland Paris, and Tokyo Disneyland. Not coincidentally, that's the same day that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker officially opens in theaters.

Replies (3)

October 23, 2019 at 1:28 PM

After seeing the Crait/Batuu version a couple of times, I didn't bother until they went back to the 'Adventures Continue' original mix. Just wasn't that interested.

October 24, 2019 at 11:41 AM

I whole heartedly agree with Disfan at least about the Crait segment. The original mix they started with was perfect. The Crait segment just like in the movie was dull desolate and unexciting.

October 25, 2019 at 2:24 PM

Noooooo...
Crait is the most beautiful and exciting, IMO.
The red mixed with the white is strikingly beautiful, and the excitement is nice, like in the movie.

Also, kanding in Batuu makes for a nice transition into GE.

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