Lucasfilm's ILMxLAB for the Magic Leap headset will let Star Wars fans raise their own Porg, the loveable alien birds from Star Wars: The Last Jedi . Project Porg follows in the footsteps of virtual pet sims like Tamagotchi and Nintendogs asking them to care for, feed, and play with digital porgs.
In the debut trailer for Project Porg we learn about the pet sim's setup: Chewbacca has left us with an unspecified device, along with a Porg, and a message from C3-PO, who informs you how to care for the Porg and its eventual offspring.
ILMxLAB creators explain that feeding and nurturing the porg is designed to take care of any other pet. Vicki Dobbs Beck, executive in charge at ILMxLAB, says that players want to take their virtual Porg "to public locations, possibly even a theme park." Disney plans to open a new Star Wars-themed attraction, known as Galaxy's Edge, at Disneyland in California and Disney World in Florida later this year.
Star Wars: Project Porg what originally announced at Magic Leap's LEAP conference in October. ILMxLAB has been experimented with the world of Star Wars in Unreal Engine and virtual reality, and is developing episodic VR series known as Vader Immortal for Oculus Rift.