Panasonic to partner with Lucasfilm for Star Wars 3D Blu-ray release

An image of Star Wars Episode 1 3D posterYou could be watching Star Wars Episode One: The Phantom Menace in 3D on Blu-ray sooner than you thought.

It’s been reported this week that Panasonic will release Episode One on Blu-ray 3D this year as part of a bundle deal with its Blu-ray players and home cinema systems.

The consumer electronics manufacturer has had a relationship with the Star Wars movie franchise since bundling the recent Star Wars BD box set release with home cinema purchases last year.

Fingers crossed that you won’t have to wait too long to see Darth Maul and Obi-Wan jumping out of your 3D TV. We’ll keep you posted on the latest developments and in the meantime you can visit Tech Radar for the full story.

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