May the Fourth be with you: Star Wars sales and deals have dropped out of hyperspace – CNET

I can remember when Star Wars Day was just the day we’d wish one another a pun-tastic “May the Fourth be with you.” These days, it has evolved into a sort of Black Friday for sci-fi fans, with a mountain of deals on Star Wars stuff — everything from games to Blu-rays to collectibles and apparel. And while the official holiday is still a couple of days away, you can already save on all manner of goodies. 

And it’s more than just deals — Alexa is getting in one the act. If you subscribe to Amazon Kids Plus on any Alexa device, there are some Star Wars Easter eggs waiting for your kids. On May 4, if your kids say, “Alexa, May the Fourth be with you” or “Alexa, happy Star Wars Day,” they’ll hear a Star Wars-themed reply in celebration of the holiday. Plus, There are three Star Wars-dedicated skills that you can add to Amazon Kids Plus: Star Wars:C-3PO Translates!, Star Wars Sound Journeys and Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny.

If I’ve whetted your appetite, read on for a roundup of some of the coolest deals you can claim right now.

Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga on Blu-ray: $230

You save $20

Best Buy

Granted, it’s not much of a discount, but the Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is a comprehensive Blu-ray collection for the die-hard fan. It includes 27 discs spanning all nine films in the trilogy of trilogies. 

Target

I saved this for last because, well, it’s not on sale, and $100 is a lot to ask. But this finished-in-red Stormtrooper helmet belonged to Captain Cardinal, Armitage Hux’s personal guard in the Star Wars novel Phasma. Not only is the helmet visually stunning, but it can electronically distort your voice into a Stormtrooper’s at the press of a button. File this one under “Splurge for May the Fourth.”


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