‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Gets Surprise Early Digital Release

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” has hit digital channels a few days before originally scheduled.The final installment of the original Star Wars saga became available for purchase late Friday (March 13) across digital retailers, four days before its previous March 17 release date.

Disney’s early digital drop of “Rise of Skywalker” may have been spurred by the spreading coronavirus pandemic, as millions of people are staying at home amid the crisis.“Rise of Skywalker” is available in HD for $19.99 and in 4K Ultra HD for $24.99 (via participating retailers).

It’s available on Apple TV and iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, Vudu, FandangoNow and Movies Anywhere.

In addition, the full nine-movie “Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga” is now available through participating digital retailers.Separately Friday, Disney unexpectedly announced that “Frozen 2” would hit the Disney Plus service in the U.S.

on Sunday — three months early.

The Mouse House said it

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