[edit] Background

Participate online with thousands of players in a virtual recreation of the Star Wars universe, set during the Galactic Civil War. 8 playable races are available including Wookie and Mon Calamari. Encounter scores of other NPC races as well. Fight stormtroopers, build droids/starships, fly in space, decorate your house, hang out in catinas, explore the galaxy... in any profession the MMORPG allows.

[edit] Features

  • Eight playable species with detailed character customizability
  • Entirely new 3D engine designed to portray the Star Wars galaxy in the greatest possible detail
  • A seamless universe spanning both familiar and never-before seen worlds from Star Wars
  • Vehicles for travel across worlds and through space
  • Extensive support for player run associations
  • In-depth skill-based system of advancement
  • Encounter and interact with famous Star Wars characters
  • Ally with the Rebel or Imperial sides of the Galactic Civil War, or remain neutral
  • Build and own houses, factories, and more
  • Define your own role in the galaxy; become bounty hunters, merchant, smugglers, Jedi and more!
  • Full team support with future expansions and updates

[edit] Hardware Requirements

  • Windows 98 SE, Millennium, 2000, and XP
  • Intel PIII 933 MHz or AMD Athlon 900 MHz processor (Intel P4 1.5 GHz or AMD Athlon XP 1500+ recommended)
  • 256 MB RAM (512 MB recommended)
  • 32 MB 3D Graphics card with Hardware Transform and Lighting (T & L) Capability (64 MB 3D Graphics card with Vertex Shader and Pixel Shader (VS/PS) Capability recommended)
  • Supported chipsets at release: ATI Radeon 7200/7500, ATI Radeon 8500/9000, ATI Radeon 9500/9700, Matrox Parhelia, NVIDIA GeForce 256, NVIDIA GeForce 2 family, NVIDIA GeForce 3 family, NVIDIA GeForce 4 family, NVIDIA GeForceFX family
  • 2 GB free hard disk space
  • Quad Speed CD-ROM drive; sound card; keyboard; mouse
    Note: This online game requires an Internet connection and charges a monthly subscription fee payable by credit card[/li]
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    Release Dates
    • North America:
      • Aug 22, 2003 (PC)
      • Q2 2003 CANCELLED (PS2)
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