Sphero is the company that created the original BB-8 for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and they have just released their video during the Force Friday Toy Unboxing that shows off their impressive toy version.
“Meet BB-8 – the app-enabled Droid that’s as authentic as it is advanced,” reads the Force Awakens toy’s official description. “BB-8 has something unlike any other robot – an adaptive personality that changes as you play. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and even perk up when you give voice commands. Set it to patrol and watch your Droid explore autonomously, make up your own adventure and guide BB-8 yourself, or create and view holographic recordings.”
“Star Wars BB-8..Licensee: Sphero.MSRP: $149.99.Available: September 4. .Meet BB-8, the app-enabled Droid by Sphero. This Droid?s personality begins to shine the second it wakes up. BB-8 is playful, personable, and true to the Star Wars galaxy. Based on your interactions, BB-8 will show a range of expressions and perk up when you give voice commands. Watch your Droid explore autonomously, guide BB-8 yourself with the companion app, or create and view holographic recordings. BB-8 is more than a toy ? it?s your companion.”