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Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Sony Online Entertainment

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'Star Wars Galaxies' Gets Three Million User-Created Quests

by Rainier on Nov. 20, 2009 @ 12:54 p.m. PST

Star Wars Galaxies immerses players in the rich Star Wars universe featuring dynamic adventures across multiple planets in the classic Star Wars time frame and offering a unique combination of combat, exploration, social interaction, specialized missions, and daring quests.

Star Wars Galaxies is one of the longest-running and most popular online experiences, bringing gamers of all ages and skill levels together in the ultimate Star Wars journey. Begin aboard the Millennium Falcon helping Han Solo and Chewbacca fend off the notorious Darth Vader. Along the way, join with Star Wars characters on missions that span the galaxy. Ally with the Rebels to fight against the Galactic Empire, or join forces with the dark side and crush the Rebel scum. Heroic adventurers can seek their fortune in space or on the ground as a bounty hunter, smuggler, Jedi or a host of other unique Star Wars professions.

The Star Wars Galaxies Chronicle Master system gives players the ability to create stories in-game and allow other players to follow and complete these quests. The player-driven content creation empowered the community by allowing players to create their own plot using iconic characters in the legendary setting of the Star Wars universe.

In just over a month since launching, players have told their own stories through the Chronicle Master quest creation interface including one individual who has created over 6,000 playable quests. Players who complete these quests are rewarded with in-game tokens that can be used to purchase unique loot items specially created for the Chronicle Master system.

Steam users interested in trying the Chronicle Master system firsthand can now download Star Wars Galaxies: The Complete Online Adventures Premium Plus Pack directly from Steam and from Direct2Drive. This compilation includes An Empire Divided, Jump to Lightspeed expansion, Episode III: Rage of the WookieesTrials of Obi-Wan expansion. Players who download the game through Steam and Direct2Drive will also receive three exclusive in-game vehicles based on the Star Wars film series.

Feature Set:

  • Multi-stage battle with exciting objective based-missions for both Imperial and Alliance players.
  • Exciting vehicular combat featuring iconic Star Wars vehicles including snowspeeders and AT-STs.
  • Massive gameplay area with endless replayability.
  • Appearances by major characters of the battle including Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and R2-D2.

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