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Sneak peak at Star Wars on Blu-ray with new app

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The long-awaited release of Star Wars on Blu-ray in full high definition is scheduled for September 14.

But eager fans counting the sleeps until the complete saga is released can download a new free iPad app that can provide an exciting sneak peek at the set’s special features.

Star Wars Blu-ray: Early Access includes a sample of the Blu-ray collections 40+ hours of bonus materials.  

The app is divided in six parts to cover each episode of the Star Wars saga and offers videos and production images.

There’s also material sourced from the Lucasfilm archives including matte paintings, concept plus prop, maquette and costume turnarounds which can be viewed at every angle simply by rotating the image with your finger on the iPad’s screen.

The Star Wars Blu-ray: Early Access app can give fans a sneak peak of the box set's bonus materials

The complete Star Wars saga on Blu-ray will be a feast for fans with never before seen features  and pristine digital enhanced verisons of all six films in a nine-disc box set.

The extra feature will include deleted, extended and alternate scenes and new documentaries that look behind the scenes of the making of these landmark and iconic films.

The iPad version of the app is available now and the iPhone/iPod Touch version will be released on August 10.

Check out all the special features of the Star Wars Blu-ray disc set here.

Fans can catch a glimpse of the special features of the Star Wars Blu-ray set