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SOE says SW Galaxies is three million strong and growing

Posted by: Chad at 11/20/2009 5:37 PM
Sony Online Entertainment announced today that Star Wars Galaxies is still going strong.  With the recently released Chronicle Master system, players now have the ability to create their own quests.  Players have the opportunity to follow and complete quests created by others.  Successfully completing the user-created quests reward you with tokens that can be spent on unique items for the game.

The announcement was that over three million quests have been created since the launch of the Chronicle Master system.  This includes one over zealous player who has create 6,000 himself.  If you are interested in seeing what all the hoopla is about, head on over to Steam or Direct2Drive to download the Star Wars Galaxies: The Complete Online Adventures Premium Plus Pack.  This includes the original game, all three expansions and more. 

Or find out more at the official web site.


STAR WARS GALAXIES™ CHRONICLES MORE THAN THREE MILLION USER-CREATED QUESTS WITHIN A MONTH
Players Can Now Download Star Wars Galaxies™: The Complete Online Adventures Premium Plus Pack from Steam and Direct2Drive

Known for innovation in massively multiplayer online gaming, Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) today announced its Chronicle Master system in the hit title Star Wars Galaxies has resulted in over three million user-created quests to date. 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 at http://store.steampowered.com/ and from Direct2Drive at www.direct2drive.com. This compilation includes An Empire Divided™, Jump to Lightspeed™ expansion, Episode III: Rage of the Wookiees™Trials 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.
For detailed information, please visit http://starwarsgalaxies.com.
 
About Sony Online Entertainment

Sony Online Entertainment LLC (SOE) is a recognized worldwide leader in massively multiplayer online games, with hundreds of thousands of subscribers around the globe. SOE creates, develops and provides compelling entertainment for the personal computer, online, game console and wireless markets. 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™, SOE continues to redefine the business of online gaming and the creation of active player communities while introducing new genres on various entertainment platforms. Headquartered in San Diego, CA, with additional development studios in Austin, TX; Seattle, WA; Denver, CO; Tucson, AZ and Taiwan, SOE has an array of cutting-edge games in development.

About Star Wars Galaxies
Star Wars Galaxies, developed and published by LucasArts and Sony Online Entertainment, 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. 
 
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LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., 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.
 
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