Take a scroll with Google to a galaxy far, far away
After launching a new promo yesterday allowing users to align themselves with either the dark side or the light, Google has now unveiled a new way to kill productivity. Go to Google and search for “A long time ago in a galaxy far far away.” Go ahead! We’ll wait.
Pretty cool, huh? Users who search for Star Wars’ intro phrase see their screen transformed into a version of the films’ iconic opening crawl, complete with yellow text on a starry black background. There’s even a button to toggle the series’ main theme, so you too can feel like you’re on board a rebel blockade runner instead of sitting at your desk.
Clay Bavor, Google’s VP of product management, announced in a blog post yesterday that because the company is staffed by a bunch of Star Wars superfans, Google teamed up with Lucasfilm and Disney to roll out a galaxy’s worth of Easter eggs and new features, with more to come between now and Dec. 18, when Star Wars: The Force Awakens hits theaters.