Not one was programming, not even a mouse.
It wasn’t just casual movie fans in attendance for the opening night of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, but also plenty of important gaming industry leaders were celebrating as well.
With Star Wars: The Force Awakens predicted to earn around $250-275 this weekend, it’s no surprise everyone is hitting the theaters. Let’s take a look at what some of these famous industry leaders are doing for the movie.
DICE, the developers of the most recent Star Wars Battlefront, had their entire staff ready to watch the movie at a theater:
Entire DICE is getting ready to watch Star Wars The Force Awakens together. pic.twitter.com/F4ngX78A9l
— EA_DICE (@EA_DICE) December 17, 2015
With their newest Warcraft movie having a trailer before the film starts, Blizzard also shared in on some of the fun:
— World of Warcraft (@Warcraft) December 18, 2015
Even Starcraft shared in the Star Wars fun, with an epic Psionic blade duel between some Protoss heroes:
— StarCraft (@StarCraft) December 18, 2015
The official Playstation Twitter account had some cheeky fun:
We thought about posting some Star Wars tweets today, but we didn't want to Force it. ?
— PlayStation (@PlayStation) December 18, 2015
Not to be outdone, Xbox suggests you pause Star Wars Battlefront and check out the movie:
— Xbox (@Xbox) December 18, 2015
Speaking of Microsoft, looks like they got an awesome welcome. Larry Hyrb (aka Major Nelson) of Xbox has the perfect seat:
This is Red 5, I'm Going In. pic.twitter.com/2gXEVSfIY7
— Larry Hryb (@majornelson) December 18, 2015
Nintendo UK shared this awesome Zelda fan-art paying tribute to the original Star Wars:
May the Tri-Force be with you!
— Nintendo UK (@NintendoUK) December 17, 2015
Even busy man Hideo Kojima seemed to be counting down the days until Force Awakens:
SW Day. pic.twitter.com/4G6XWvDJUe
— HIDEO_KOJIMA (@HIDEO_KOJIMA_EN) December 17, 2015
Disney Infinity’s newest Force Awakens play set arrives in stores this week as well:
— Star Wars (@starwars) December 18, 2015
2k Games had some fun with these Borderlands cosplayers:
— 2K (@2K) December 18, 2015
Looks like DeeJ from Bungie is taking the right approach to watching the new Star Wars:
— DeeJ (@DeeJ_BNG) December 18, 2015
Adam Sessler, the president of TheoryHead, Inc and also a former producer and editor at Rev3Games and X-Play, seems to have loved the movie:
Seeing that movie was pure joy. Got to be a ten-year-old again.
— Adam Sessler (@AdamSessler) December 18, 2015
Did you have a great time seeing Star Wars: The Force Unleashed? Did any of your premiers rival these guys? What did you think about the movie? Let us know in the comments below, and as always: May the Force be with you.