As part of Force Friday II’s slate of newly unveiled Star Wars: The Last Jedi toys, a brand new, evil BB-8 droid has been revealed. Time to meet BB-9E.
Sphero, the company behind the remote-controlled rolling BB-8 toy released in tandem with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, has made a similar toy for the First Order’s droid BB-9E. Check out him, as well as Sphero’s new R2-D2 toy, in the video below:
Little else is known about the role BB-9E will play in The Last Jedi, but his movements and form clearly show he is of apiece with BB-8’s design.
Take a close look at the droid in the photo below: