NOTICE: Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance will open at a later, as-yet unannounced date separate from the May 31 and August 29 openings of the land at Disneyland and Disney's Hollywood Studios, respectively.
Once a popular stop for travelers during the years before hyperspace travel, Batuu became bypassed when the invention of hyperspace routes rendered the outpost obsolete. Millennia later, the planet's largest settlement, Black Spire Outpost, was a haven for those who did not wish to be found, but they could not hide forever. The Resistance arrived and set up base in the ruins outside the village, and the First Order soon followed. Now the citizens of Black Spire are stuck between two factions at war, hoping to stay low and continue business as normal.
Guests are able to use the Play Disney Parks app, available on both the App Store and Google Play, to transform their smartphones into a datapad that can be used to hack into security cameras and droids, translate various spoken and written languages, tap into communications, and scan hidden cargo! Your datapad will also keep track of your personal profile, such as your credits and reputation score, and it will broadcast that information via Bluetooth to nearby workers if you so choose, allowing them to interact with you accordingly.
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How to get in
In Disneyland's version of the land, access will be restricted to those with a Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge reservation from May 31 through June 23, 2019. Starting June 24, the land will be open to everyone. During the reservation period, any guests with a reservation at one of the three official Disneyland Resort hotels will receive a complimentary reservation for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. All regular, non-hotel reservations for the land are already booked out, so staying at a Disneyland
Resort hotel is the only way to get a reservation for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Reservations are for a four-hour period, so expect to have only those four hours to experience the land. Below are the rules regarding the reservations, taken directly from Disneyland's website:
All guests will be required to have valid theme park admission in addition to their Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reservation information and valid government issued photo ID. Guests under the age of 3 do not need a Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reservation. Only guests listed on the Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reservation with proper ID will be admitted.
Upon check-in for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge reservations, government IDs will be checked for all guests over 18 years old, and for the lead guest irrespective of age. The lead guest must be 14 years of age or older, or else the entire party will be unable to access the land.
Once you make a timed entry reservation for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, no changes or modifications will be allowed. Reservations are void if transferred or sold. Unused reservations will be forfeited and not replaced.
Guests staying at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa, Disneyland Hotel, and Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel between May 31 and June 23, 2019 do not need to sign up for a reservation. They will automatically receive a designated reservation to access Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge during their stay via email.
During the reservation period, access to the experiences in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will be subject to capacity. Beginning June 24, 2019, reservations will not be required for visits to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, and access to Disneyland park, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and experiences will be subject to capacity.
After June 23, reservations will no longer be required. Information on how to access the land at this point has not yet been released.