LucasArts and Sony Online Ent. have shipped STAR WARS GALAXIES: THE COMPLETE ONLINE ADVENTURES, the most comprehensive STAR WARS GALAXIES experience ever released, has shipped to stores in North America for a suggested retail price of $29.99.
The COMPLETE ONLINE ADVENTURES includes the base game, STAR WARS GALAXIES: AN EMPIRE DIVIDED, with all three of the game's expansions: JUMP TO LIGHTSPEED, RAGE OF THE WOOKIEES and TRIALS OF OBI-WAN. The compilation also features a special bonus DVD packed with premium content including:
* A slide show of STAR WARS GALAXIES screenshots and never-before-seen concept art, all set to beautifully orchestrated in-game music
* Interviews with STAR WARS GALAXIES production staff, detailing the incredible art, characters and inside stories of the making of the game
* Excerpts from the popular "From Pencil to Pixel" book that chronicles the art of STAR WARS GALAXIES
* In-game movie featurettes produced by STAR WARS GALAXIES fans
* Cinematic trailers and commercial television ads produced for STAR WARS GALAXIES
* A demo of the popular PC strategy game STAR WARS: EMPIRE AT WAR
Players who install THE COMPLETE ONLINE ADVENTURES will receive an exclusive in-game item -- a personal AT-RT vehicle (one per account) as seen in the STAR WARS: EPISODE III REVENGE OF THE SITH movie.
STAR WARS GALAXIES subscribers will automatically receive a series of game updates scheduled to be released by LucasArts and Sony Online Ent. throughout the remainder of 2006 and into 2007, filled with new gameplay enhancements.
"Just in time for the holidays, the entire STAR WARS GALAXIES saga can be found in one box, offering you, or the STAR WARS fan on your gift list, an easy way to experience the full richness of the STAR WARS universe with thousands of others online," said Jason Willig, senior director online for LucasArts. "THE COMPLETE ONLINE ADVENTURES delivers hundreds of hours of gameplay for a fantastic price, along with a bonus DVD filled with premium behind-the-scenes and fan-created content that any STAR WARS fan will enjoy."
STAR WARS GALAXIES is one of the longest-running, popular online experiences, enabling gamers to jump into exciting adventures to legendary Star Wars locations, including Jabba's Palace and the infamous Mos Eisley Cantina. Action begins aboard the Millennium Falcon helping Han Solo and Chewbacca fend off Darth Vader. Players may 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 Star Wars professions.
For more information on THE COMPLETE ONLINE ADVENTURES and the entire STAR WARS GALAXIES experience, please visit www.starwarsgalaxies.com.
LucasArts, a Lucasfilm Ltd. company, is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for videogame console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
SOE is a worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online (MMO) gaming. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. SOE is known for its blockbuster franchises and hit titles, including EVERQUEST, EVERQUEST II, CHAMPIONS OF NORRATH, UNTOLD LEGENDS and PLANETSIDE, as well as for developing STAR WARS GALAXIES: AN EMPIRE DIVIDED. Headquartered in San Diego, SOE has additional development studios in Austin, Seattle and Taiwan. SOE is owned by Sony Pictures Digital and Sony Computer Ent. America.