The struggle between the Galactic Empire and the Rebel Alliance extends into space with Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed, the first expansion for the award-winning Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing game set in the Star Wars universe. This addition dramatically expands the Star Wars Galaxies franchise by providing players more than 15 different vehicles for space exploration and combat.
Starfighters and other starships in the expansion can be used for both space exploration and combat, allowing players to join up with allies and fly familiar X-wings and TIE fighters into battle against faction-aligned opponents and AI-controlled ships. Transport ships similar to the well-known Millennium Falcon are included, allowing players to venture through space with friends aboard.
Set in the Star Wars timeframe between Episode IV and Episode V, this first extension to the Star Wars Galaxies foundation opens 10 vast and distinct space sectors, spanning from the Core Worlds to the Outer Rim, for players to explore while engaging their opponents in intense real-time combat or uniting with friends in battle or exploration. Players can embark on more than 100 new missions, venturing through asteroid fields, nebulae and space junkyards while honing skills in four new space-specific professions. The game also features two new and completely customizable species.
Since its launch in June 2003, Star Wars Galaxies has allowed players to live the Star Wars saga and become immersed in the classic Star Wars universe simultaneously. Star Wars Galaxies: Jump to Lightspeed continues the full immersion in the greatest Star Wars saga ever told: Yours.
Star Wars Galaxies: Jump To Lightspeed offers intense, real-time space combat that expands on the original role-playing game. Set in the time period between Episodes IV and V, this incredible expansion will take players through space as they become involved with either the Rebel Alliance or The Empire. Work alone to discover untold legends in the Star Wars Galaxy! Over 100 thrilling new missions waiting for you, as you fly across nebulae, space junkyards and asteroid fields
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