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It’s Force Friday and the BB-8 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero is available online

This week Disney revealed the “Star Wars The Force Awakens” toys that the company will be selling this year and one toy in particular has taken the world by storm – his name is BB-8 and he is wonderful.

The BB-8 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero is possibly the most adorable, and already the most popular, toy to come out of the Star Wars universe since the invention of the Ewok doll.

Now the BB-8 App-Enabled Droid by Sphero is available online, part of the Force Friday celebration that Disney promised earlier this week. Not just a normal action figure, the BB-8 can be guided with a smartphone or tablet and BB-8 even recognizes and reacts to your voice.

You can also record and view virtual holographic videos with BB-8, all while falling in-love with the tiny droid it rolls around your house. Disney also stated that BB-8’s “unique attitude and actions evolve” as you interact with it.

It’s bound to be one of the hottest items on the market this year as we head into fall and you can start scalping/searching for them on Amazon tonight.

Fans can hit all Disney Store locations throughout North America today, doors will open for business on Force Friday with Star Wars -themed opening ceremonies that offer “a galactic twist”. Other activities taking place at Disney Store locations (excluding Disney Store Outlets) on Force Friday include: A free commemorative Star Wars: The Force Awakens pin for the first 100 guests who make a purchase on Force Friday. There will also be numerous Star Wars events taking place, including R2-D2 craft activities, Star Wars Story Time, Art of Drawing: R2-D2, Free Topps vintage trading card giveaway upon completion of an in-store event and while supplies last and more Epic Star Wars theming that pays homage to both the Dark Side and the Light.

more info on all of the toys released on Force Friday can be found on amazon.com