Every two seconds a Star Wars-related item is sold on eBay, the world's largest online marketplace. To celebrate the much anticipated release of Star Wars: The Complete Saga on Blu-ray available beginning on September 12th internationally and on September 16th in North America, eBay is partnering with Lucasfilm Ltd. and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment to create a dedicated destination page for Star Wars on eBay, eBay.com/starwars.
In this first-of-its-kind activation, visit eBay.com/starwars to access daily trivia, quizzes and sneak peeks at scenes from the Blu-ray, while browsing the thousands of Star Wars listings from across the eBay marketplace. And, for the first time ever, fans can purchase their copy of the Saga on eBay beginning September 9th in North America and September 12th internationally. Additionally, eBay's interactive destination encourages fans to put their passion towards a good cause with exclusive Use the Force for Good charity auctions.
Fans will have the opportunity to bid on rare merchandise and exclusive VIP experiences with all proceeds benefitting Stand Up To Cancer and its work to accelerate groundbreaking cancer research. Auction items include a one-of-a-kind Star Wars-edition 2012 Volkswagen Passat (US only), a pair of sold out VIP tickets to Star Wars Celebration VI in Orlando, one-of-a-kind memorabilia and much, much more.
All charity auctions will benefit Stand Up To Cancer. Auctions begin on September 16th at 12:00 PM EDT and continue until 12:00 PM EDT on September 23rd in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. A complete list of auction items will be announced shortly.
"Star Wars is one of the most-searched-for pop culture terms across eBay -- a Star Wars item is searched for and sold every two seconds," says Wendy Jones, eBay Inc. VP of Global Advertising. "eBay has the value, rich selection and the depth of inventory to give Star Wars fans access to whatever they are looking for. We're pleased that Lucasfilm chose to join us to deliver our community of more than 97 million active members a chance to put their passion towards a good cause and we're ready to unite with all Star Wars fans to 'Use the Force for Good.'"