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We got our first look at the Beatles pinball machine this week – if you have not seen the video, you can check it out below!

So what do we know about the Beatles pinball machine?  Let’s go through some of what we know and some new rumors we’re hearing!
Below is a timeline of the Beatles pinball machine, leading up to the announcement on Tuesday:

January 8th, 2018: This Week in Pinball confirms that a pinball manufacturer had acquired the Beatles license
March, 2018: Barry Oursler shares in an interview that Stern has secured the Beatles license
July 3rd, 2018: Head2Head Pinball Podcast Interviews Joe Kaminkow (Ka-Pow Pinball)

NOTE: During that interview, Head2Head Pinball and Joe had the following exchange:
H2H: “What do you think makes a good license these days?  You obviously have a lot of licenses you now deal with, what…would make a great pinball?”
Joe K: “I think it is the collectability of it.  I think the affinity people have for the brand.  The emotional attachment that people have for it.  Do you guys ever see that guy James Corden, he has that talk show?  And last week there was a video he did – he does that carpool karaoke.  Did you see him with Paul McCartney?  I mean, it was one of the best things I’ve seen on TV in years.  Do you know how many views it’s had in a week?  100 million.  100 million views.  You go, that is pretty powerful, that is what you want to look for, something that powerful.”

October 1st, 2018: TWIP reports that Beatles may be revealed before Munsters
October 8th, 2018: It leaks on Pinside and Kaneda’s Pinball Podcast that Beatles is a reskin of