As predicted early last week, a new Inside Out Open Edition MagicBand is now out at Walt Disney World. These should be available through the entire resort, retail for $22.95, and have a barcode SKU of 400000637174. These won’t make any special effects lights and sounds at touch points.
The band features Anger, Disgust, Fear, Joy, and Sadness on one side of the band, and Bing Bong and Joy on the other side.
Thanks to Twitter user WDW News Today @WDWNT, I have some actual pictures of the band:
Wrong! the release date is 7/15/2016
That may be the official release date, but they are out for sale already.
I wanted to let you know that I visited the animal kingdom park this evening and the discovery Island trading company refused to sell me this inside out magic band as they claim that the release date is not until tomorrow July 15 . I spoke with the merchandising coordinator and I spoke with a merchandising manager who then contacted the Disney parks blog lead member who was surprised to see that the app claimed that the Magic band was in stock although it wasn’t for sale again just to give you a heads up . The official release date is tomorrow it has not been released as of yet .
That’s not the first time the app has said a magicband was in stock prior to its official launch and it probably won’t be the last either. The issue is that they always get the shipment earlier in the week and at least one Cast Member displays and sells a few of them before realizing the mistake and pulling back from the shelf.