Walmart Announces Force Friday II Events

Walmart.com has announced their participation in the Force Friday II launch with their Be Jedi Ready campaign. Select Walmart Stores will host a Force Friday Weekend Event with Games and Activities including:

  • Lightsaber Battles and New Product Demonstrations
  • Find the Force Augmented Reality Experience
  • FREE give-a-ways including Trading Discs, Posters and Stickers while supplies last

Check out this list* for participating locations and times.

*List is for those hold events during the day, this is not a list of stores opening at midnight or having midnight events.

  • jerome

    most of you guys are lucky for ff2, where i am, the walmart hasnt gotten a single 6in since the initial rogue 1 release, gamestop doesnt even sell them unless i pre order, kmart and walgreens havent gotten any since ff1 except c3po temporary exclusive, and target is a 3hr roundtrip. thank god for ebay! check that, this month alone ive bought 2 new figs that arrived used, and 1 mint on card 40th that arrived crushed and mangled from ebay, lol. im screwed

    • heybert17

      Wouldn’t happen to live in Southern Indiana would you, about the same thing here.

      • jerome

        no, im in the u.p. of michigan. i try to buy every figure but its just too hard to do here. never finding 40th wave 2 almost made me quit the hobby and find a new one up here but im not into ice fishing, hunting, or cow tipping so ill give hasbro one last try

        • heybert17

          I have seen 1 Leia, 2 Luke and 1 Obi-Wan, that is it for the 40th Ann. figures. Except a TON of the Vader at 1 Walmart.

          • jerome

            i travel all over the u.p. and wisconsin, and looked everywhere along the way. i saw only 1 han and zero r2d2. wave 2 was worse, i saw 1 jawa, 2 deathstar , and 2 damaged c3po. ive managed to buy everything except chewy and a storm, but not in stores. i cant help but think somewhere a scalper is sitting in his moms basement full of 40th figures

          • heybert17

            I don’t expect to ever see a wave 2 figure in stores. These figures on Vintage style cards was a great idea, with horrible planning and distribution. They probably didn’t expect a high demand for them but I think they easily could have sold 3-4 times what they produced. edit: Could have sold more of wave 2, the Luke, Leia and Kenobi’s of wave 1 were somewhat pegwarmers, that could have been fixed if they would have shipped a few less of them and more Han and R2. But what do I know.

          • jerome

            hasbro knew there would be demand, and im betting plenty of 40th product is still out there. eventually these high prices will come down. recently i purchased a 2nd authentic darth maul for 15.99 , and i remember it going as high as 180 at one time. eventually the hype will die down, high prices will slow sales and product will outweigh demand. it might take months or even years but i believe eventually it will be easy to find all of these 40th figures close to retail. alot of sellers hold onto figs until prices top out, as soon as that happens the market will be flooded and prices will crash.

  • chad

    I only have 1 Target store doing to mid night opening. Which is good sense the other 2 Targets won’t. So hopefully they will have a lot more goodies.

  • Dave Irwin

    Only seven states are participating??? :/

    • Danny

      I know, I was surprised when I looks at the list. Pretty disappointing.

      • *List is for those hold events during the day, this is not a list of stores opening at midnight or having midnight events.

        • Danny

          *I understand that, still a very disappointing list.

          • heybert17

            Which means probably even less are doing the Midnight event. If they don’t put them out early I bet I can go to any Walmart near me at Midnight and they would have no idea what I am talking about.

          • Brian Beck

            Yep. The one store we went to told us the toys don’t come out till the movie does, and the other said the morning crew were setting up the display at 7 or 8.