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Disney Introduces “Twerking” Droids to Galaxy’s Edge

Disney Introduces "Twerking" Droids to Galaxy's Edge
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At Galaxy’s Edge, visitors can immerse themselves in the world of Star Wars like never before, thanks to the interactive droids roaming the area. These droids, ranging from astromech units to protocol droids, are designed to make guests feel like they are truly part of the Star Wars universe.

Disney Droids Galaxy's Edge

Credit: Disney and Scott Gustin

Since its opening in 2019, Galaxy’s Edge has been a smashing success at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort. In this highly themed area on both coasts, guests to the Black Spire Outpost on Batuu will encounter plenty of creators, sights, and sounds from the Star Wars galaxy.

Although they may run into the First Order and members of the Resistance like Rey Skywalker and Chewbacca, there are also plenty of non-living characters to delight guests.

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One of the main highlights at Galaxy’s Edge is the Droid Depot, where guests can build their custom droids. This experience allows visitors to choose parts and components to assemble their droids, which can then interact with other droids in the land.

droids star wars

Credit: Lucasfilm/ Disney

Moreover, the personality chips available at the Droid Depot add another layer of customization to these droids. By selecting different personality chips, guests can give their droids unique traits and characteristics, making each droid one-of-a-kind.

From BB-1, R2D2, Chopper, and more, droids outside the Droid Depot and Star Tours are a huge part of Galaxy’s Edge. You’ll find their tracks all over the walking paths leading to the Black Spire Outpost and the famed Millennium Falcon.

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Realizing the love for Star Wars droids, Disney has also introduced new entertainment options to Disney World and Disneyland, including free-roaming, high-tech droids who delight fans with their silly antics.

This makes perfect sense, as droids have become an integral part of the Star Wars universe.

The newest entertainment doesn’t feature droids you’re likely familiar with. Instead, these little free-roaming cuties are BD-X droids who are set to make daily appearances at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland Park during Season of the Force starting Friday, April 5, through June 2. According to Scott Gustin on X, formerly Twitter, the droids will appear at various locations around Black Spire Outpost throughout the day.

Videos of these adorable additions to Disney World and Disneyland Resort have started to surface online, and guests are in love with the new droids of Galaxy’s Edge. Accompanied by a Cast Member, this unique experience is still being tested in a way as these interactive droids keep things fresh and new over at Disneyland Park and Hollywood Studios.

However, one user from Instagram and Facebook caught a very unusual behavior from these cute additions to entertainment on Batuu, one that was edited perfectly! User @wishuponmagic posted a short reel that shows the BD-X units “shakin’ what their Disney Research Imagineer gave ’em,” if you know what we mean!

disney droids galaxy's edge

Credit: Disney Parks

The video shows the droids’ interactive behavior, which involves shaking. However, at first glance, it does look like these little park pals could be twerking, and it’s hilarious.

Of course, the function isn’t meant to be a sexualized dance, as joked by the fan-made video above, but it is quite funny none-the-less.

The presence of these droids at Galaxy’s Edge enhances the immersive experience and serves as a nod to the beloved droids from the Star Wars films. Whether encountering an astromech droid rolling by or a protocol droid engaging in conversation, guests are sure to feel like they are truly part of the Star Wars galaxy.

About Michael Arnold

Michael is a father, husband, and an Army Veteran. Michael spends his weekends at Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando checking out new merchandise and food. Michael is a graduate of the University of Alabama and has an education background in Public Health. You can find Michael riding Pirates of the Caribbean over and over again or binge watching new Marvel and Star Wars content. Han shot first. Thor is the strongest Avenger. Roll Tide and Wash Your Hands!

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