New Droid Depot Astromech Backpack and Clear Bag Arrive at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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Two new bags have rolled off the line at Droid Depot in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, both themed to the classic Astromech droids. Droid Depot Backpack with Clear Pouch Keychain – $59.99 The top of this bag features the word “Astromech” written in Aurebesh, patterned in white, light blue, and orange, on a dark blue background … Read more

New R2-W50 50th Anniversary Interactive ‘Star Wars’ Droid at Walt Disney World

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A new interactive remote control “Star Wars” droid has arrived at Walt Disney World: R2-W50. We found this 50th anniversary-inspired droid at World of Disney in Disney Springs. R2-W50 – $114.99 This droid has the same Bluetooth capabilities as other interactive droids available from Droid Depot in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. R2-W50 is also compatible … Read more

New ‘Droid Builders’ Merchandise at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland

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Some new merchandise has arrived at Droid Depot in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland, just in time for May the 4th, “Star Wars” Day. R2-D2 Metal Dome – $29.99 This R2-D2 dome can be attached to a Droid Depot R-unit. The dome lights up just like R2. Droid Builders Tee – $39.99 This orange tee reads … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (10/4/21): Galactic Starcruiser Bookings Open for Some Guests Tomorrow, Mickey & Minnie Arrive at Animal Kingdom on 50th Anniversary Flotilla, Union President Confirms Walt Disney World Cast Members Won’t Strike and More


We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Monday, October 4, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

Guests Will Be Able to Use Astromech Droids From Droid Depot Aboard Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser

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Guests taking a voyage on the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser hotel will be able to use their custom astromech droids from Droid Depot aboard the ship. The droids can be used in on-board activities including droid-racing competitions. To sign up for these activities or to schedule a Droid Depot visit during the Batuu day of … Read more

PHOTOS: New ‘Star Wars’ R6-W1CH Halloween Astromech Droid Figure Available at Walt Disney World


“This is the Halloween droid you’re looking for.” The spooky season is upon Walt Disney World. Lots of new Halloween merchandise is available. One of the more unique Halloween items is now available: a “Star Wars” witch Astromech droid. R6-W1CH Astromech Droid Figure — $12.99 R6-W1CH is packaged like most “Star Wars” action figures. We … Read more

PHOTOS, VIDEO: First Impressions of Custom-Built Droids from Droid Depot in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

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It’s only a matter of hours before the media embargo lifts on all things Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, so ahead of the social media flood, we decided we’d delve into another highly-anticipated interactive merchandise component of the land. We’ve gone over the ins and outs of custom lightsaber building at Savi’s Workshop, but let’s take … Read more

Droid Tracks Will Lead Guests to Special Photo Ops and Interactive Scenes Inside Droid Depot at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

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Here at WDWNT, we’re already making plans to make a beeline over to Droid Depot at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge to get our hands on a DJ R3X as soon as it opens, but new interactive elements revealed for the shop have me thinking we’ll be spending far more time in there than we think. … Read more