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Rogue One Reveals More of the Empire's Brand New Forces

Illustration for article titled iRogue One/i Reveals More of the Empires Brand New Forces

One of the most jaw-dropping shots of the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story was a group of Imperial walkers storming a beach. They obviously weren’t the same as the AT-ATs from The Empire Strikes Back, but what were they? Now we know.

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The latest episode of The Star Wars Show (embedded below) revealed the walkers are called AT-ACTs, which stands for “All Terrain Armored Cargo Transport.”

The show also confirmed the black troopers in the trailer are Death Troopers, and revealed the Shore Trooper, which looks like this.

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Illustration for article titled iRogue One/i Reveals More of the Empires Brand New Forces

Those reveals came from the key art for Star Wars Celebration Europe, which takes place in July, which you can see here.

Illustration for article titled iRogue One/i Reveals More of the Empires Brand New Forces

Here’s the full episode, which starts with a nice scene from the set of Episode VIII.

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