January 7, 2011
Star Wars Blu-rays officially announced
Lord Vader finally made an appearance at the CES yesterday and officially announced the Blu-ray release of the entire Star Wars saga. Slated for release in September 2011 the Blu-rays are already available for pre-order. All the six feature films will be available for the first time in a single set. The following three distinct sets will also be released –
Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray (9-disc Set includes all six films)
Star Wars: Prequel Blu-ray Trilogy (3-disc set includes Episodes I-III)
Star Wars: Original Blu-ray Trilogy (3-disc set includes Episodes IV-VI)
The complete sags will come with three additional discs which will include 30 hours of never seen before footage, deleted and alternate scenes. Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray will be available for $139.99 US/$179.99 CAN and the Star Wars: Trilogy Sets for $69.99 US/89.99 CAN. Pricing for each set will vary by international territory.