Play Disney Parks app to offer new activities with the opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance

Dec 04, 2019 in "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance"

Posted: Wednesday December 4, 2019 2:18pm ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

The Play Disney Parks will offer two new experiences with the opening of Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance on December 5 2019.

With your Star Wars: Datapad, you can choose to support either side by selecting new jobs within the app as you move through the Resistance clearing and towards attraction. Look for the new Star Destroyer icon in your Datapad to take on these new jobs.

Distress Signal Received

If you choose to help the Resistance you’ll receive a distress signal from Finn, who is undercover on a Star Destroyer near Batuu. Connect and help him navigate the ship by selecting his path – and you may even free Resistance prisoners, reprogram droids and gather information on what the First Order is up to on the way. Depending on the route you share with Finn, you’ll uncover items and schematics exclusive to this assignment.

Infiltrate Resistance Recruitment

Meanwhile, First Order loyalists entering the Resistance recruit line will be tasked with surveilling and reporting back on the status of Resistance supplies. You will be able to communicate with a First Order officer as you make your way through, and with her instruction you may choose to scan crates, intercept transmissions or even plant tracking devices from your Datapad.

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G00fyDad1 day ago

Even the guns? They were moving? That was the only thing not working on our trip.

DCLcruiser1 day ago

Rode yesterday. Wow. Awesome. I think every single thing worked. First time riding but I was looking for anything to be off.

BubbaisSleep2 days ago

Yikes, I heard Lt. Bek tried to call out sick too but Disney just isn’t the same company anymore.

gerarar2 days ago

The First Order got a hit on Lt. Bek.. 😟

DCLcruiser9 days ago

Weird, it was completely gray on MDE around 8:30-9?

DCBaker9 days ago

Rise was selling the Individual Lightning Lane at 7am - looks to have sold out around 7:30am. Rise was also showing a wait time just after 8am. Here's what Thrill Data shows -

DCLcruiser9 days ago

Back from the dead. Earlier this morning, Rise didn't offer Standby or ILL. It was all gray. Does it open later than the other attractions or was it down? Currently, it is Standby only.

gerarar18 days ago

Apparently a fix has been found on the DL side? They said the mechanical problem was fixed but then in addition found a software fault related to timings. Kind of corroborates what some have said on here?

MovieloverOct 16, 2022

Honestly out of anything on that ride not working, the pod doors are not really a needed effect, you're not even facing them. I much rather they focus on the cannons and stuff you are supposed to be looking at.

CM.X777Oct 13, 2022

That is not what is faulting the cannons. The faults are coming from mechanical elements in the cannons themselves, the ride vehicles have nothing to do with them.

CM.X777Oct 13, 2022

Not much hope though. Only DL's few ride engineers are trying to fix it, they are getting little to no support from WDW's ride engineers. To both of these posts. They were called the pod rolled up doors, and they were installed. However they were removed very early on due to them faulting a lot. Disney does this A LOT on rides. If an element is faulting, they just removed it, or turn it off. It's pulling teeth to get them to spend money to fix show elements. Also this video shows the roll up doors working.

Rob562Oct 10, 2022

IMO, the easiest fix would be to remove/disable the middle cannon and let the first and third move. Give the RVs some breathing room to hopefully not trip the sensors while still giving the illusion they're trying to keep out of the way of the two that do move. -Rob

RSoxNo1Oct 09, 2022

Agreed. Leave it to a Star Wars attraction being the thing that gives us hope for the future of the parks.

Clopin TrouillefouOct 09, 2022

Love this, there's still some positive developments out there in the (Disney) world