Are you a true Star Wars fan? Do you like Star Games? Have you had a chance to check out Bandai Namco’s Star Wars: Battle Pod? You do? OK, do you have $35,000.00 laying around? If so then you’re in luck as Bandai Namco has announced that they have a scaled down version of their Star Wars: Battle Pod Arcade Game.
There will be two versions of the Star Wars: Battle Pod available; A home edition which will cost $35,000.00 and a premium edition which will raise the price to $100,000.00, but will also include several enhancements over the home edition such as genuine leather seats, a special engraved plate and more.
Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. announced today that it will release a home version of the aerial battle arcade hit, Star Wars™: Battle Pod™(http://www.starwarsbattlepod.com/), which first appeared in US arcades in January 2015, in EU, NA, JP, and other regions. The Battle Pods will be available to order beginning June, 18th with a MSRP at US$35,000 and UK £24,000 (Shipping and setting fees separate).
Made upon order for personal home use, the special Premium Edition of Star Wars: Battle Pod will be equipped with genuine leather seats that are synchronized to move/react to the action of the game and is available in two different glamorous designs inspired by the images of the Rebel Alliance and Darth Vader. This arcade masterpiece includes the owner’s name and a product serial number engraved plate along with a specially bound owner’s manual and exclusive carpeting. Owners will also have their name added to the game ending credits. MSRP for the premium edition is set at US$100,000 (Shipping and setting fees separate).
Further purchasing details will be announced after mid-June on the Star Wars: Battle Pod official website™ (http://www.starwarsbattlepod.com/).
What do you think about this? Do you think this is for the average consumer or is this something that arcade owners will only end up owning or wanting? We’ve love to know.