Emotions ran high after the clip arrived, with many fans - famous or otherwise - tearing up at the first full length clip.
Digital Spy rounds up some of the best reactions below (and don't be surprised if all that excitement brings out the odd bit of strong language...):
What? Who gets emotional over a movie trailer? (sniff) #TheForceAwakens
— Clark Gregg (@clarkgregg) October 20, 2015
— Arrested Development (@bluthquotes) October 20, 2015
*watches Star Wars trailer* pic.twitter.com/qy5MSp2QDa
— Darth Vader (@DepressedDarth) October 20, 2015
The PR team behind the new #StarWars should run this entire country.
— Rob Lowe (@RobLowe) October 20, 2015
The number of times I've watched the Star Wars trailers is what most people would call "unhealthy". I