New "Star Trek Into Darkness" movie app reveals early release date
Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013
Updated: Thursday, February 7, 2013 22:02
Something exciting has hit the market for all of the “Star Trek” fans eagerly anticipating the release of the film “Star Trek Into Darkness” this coming spring — and it’s not another piece of memorabilia.
Based on J.J. Abram’s upcoming sequel to the 2009 “Star Trek” film, Paramount Pictures released the “Star Trek Into Darkness” application, which is now available for free download from the App Store and Google Play.
First announced on Jan. 7 at the Consumer Electronic Show, the first of its kind movie app available for iPhone and Android gives users unprecedented access to everything that is “Star Trek” related.
Additionally, users will receive continuous updates of movie news, able to participate in various missions to win prizes and unlock new content.
Users unlocked the first surprise during the second quarter of the Super Bowl game on Sunday, Feb. 3 and became the first to learn that the film will open in theaters on Wednesday May 15, two days before the scheduled release date of May 17.
Tickets to the early premiere are also available through the app.
The app’s advanced technology gives users full access into the “Star Trek” universe with exclusive access to new movie related content such as videos, images and wallpapers that are available for download directly into mobile devices.
The highlights of the app include an audio scan function that recognize “Star Trek Into Darkness” content on TVs and other devices and rewards with points that help complete missions and work their way through the “Star Trek” Academy.
The image scan function lets its users interact with images printed or viewable in the real world.
For those who have yet to download the application, “Star Trek Into Darkness” opens in theaters nationwide on May 17.