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Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Online Multiplayer
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Sony Online Entertainment
Release Date: Sept. 15, 2010

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'Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures' Signs Up One Million Users In First Week

by Rainier on Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. PDT

Focused on creating a fun and safe online environment for kids and families, Clone Wars Adventures offers exciting minigames, dynamic activities, lively social events and thousands of customization options. Players can even battle it out with friends alongside iconic Star Wars characters like Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Ahsoka Tano.

Focused on creating a fun and safe online environment for kids and families, Clone Wars Adventures offers exciting minigames, dynamic activities, lively social events and thousands of customization options.  Players can even battle it out with friends alongside iconic Star Wars characters like Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Yoda, and Ahsoka Tano.

With Clone Wars Adventures a new generation of Star Wars fans can become the next great hero of the Republic and take their rightful place alongside the Jedi, Padawan and Clone Troopers.  Players can speed through space in a starfighter, take out waves of battle droids in Tower Defense or test their brains with challenging Droid Programming puzzles.  Players can also purchase legendary Star Wars outfits, items and accessories through micro-transactions using Station Cash, SOE’s virtual currency.

Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts announced that Star Wars: Clone Wars Adventures has registered one million users one week after launch on September 15.

“We are thrilled to have hit the one million player mark in Clone Wars Adventures so quickly and look forward to seeing the player community continue to grow,” said John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment. “Combining the technology, design infrastructure and lessons learned from Free RealmsTM with the amazing Clone Wars brand, we knew we could make a great game, and we’re happy to see that fans of all ages are enjoying the content as much as we enjoyed creating it.”

“Star Wars is a franchise that has the power to transcend generations and appeal to fans both young and old,” said Mary Bihr, VP of Global Publishing at LucasArts. “The game provides kids with a great way to extend the Clone Wars experience in a fully realized virtual world. They can watch the weekly series, and then share a collective experience with their friends."

To mark this milestone, SOE and LucasArts are rewarding all current Clone Wars Adventures players with a limited edition, in-game Golden Mouse DroidTM pet. Players can also celebrate the million mark together and show off their new pets by participating in the first ever in-game virtual party. The first in a series of weekly live events, this celebratory community party will be held Friday, September 24 at 3 PM PDT. Players can gather, meet with friends, accept duels, show off gear and talk about upcoming episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. A special gathering for JediTM Members will be held in the Officers’ Club at 4 PM PDT.

Key Features:

  • Extend the Fantasy: Kids no longer have to wait until the next exciting episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated TV series to continue exploring and enjoying the Star Wars universe.  With Clone Wars Adventures, kids can go online to experience exciting thrills as you duel iconic adversaries with your own custom lightsaber, speed through the galaxy in your starfighter, defeat enemies and take down starships.  Adventure online to discover your destiny!  
  • Play Free or Upgrade: Clone Wars Adventures is a free-to-play game, but players who want to take the galactic action to the next level can purchase a monthly membership.  Players can also buy cool Star Wars universe items from within the game through micro-transactions using Station Cash.
  • Minigames & More: From Droid Programming to Speeder Bike Racing, Clone Wars Adventures puts you in the driver seat to experience epic action in immersive minigames that take you to your favorite locations in the galaxy.  Become the proud owner of a tricked out Droid pet or throw a party in your player house - the fun is endless!
  • Fun With Friends: Whether you are on adventures with old friends or competing for leaderboard status with new ones, Clone Wars Adventures is a lively virtual world that connects players in fun and safe ways.  Show off your achievements in your Trophy Room, use safe chat and emoticons to express yourself and celebrate in-world events with the entire galaxy!
  • Embedded Card Game: Clone Wars Adventures card battles lets players pit a variety of fun characters, creatures and vehicles from The Clone Wars television show against one another in a unique, fast-paced combat similar to the gameplay styles of traditional games such as War and Concentration.
  • Kid-Friendly: Parental controls allow for the customization of safety options, including pre-canned chat and playtime settings for younger players. 

Clone Wars Adventures is a free-to-play to game, but players who want to take the galactic action to the next level can purchase a monthly Membership subscription for $5.99, while a variety of epic items can also be purchased through Station Cash micro-transactions. The Clone Wars Adventures Galactic Passport is scheduled to be available at thousands of retail locations in North America and will include a 90 day membership, 500 Station Cash, the ability to unlock the Togruta playable character, a Yoda monitor topper, and more.


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