Among the announcements at this year’s San Diego Comic Con was one about the Star Wars The Force Unleashed: Ultimate Sith Edition featuring a boss fight between Vader’s former apprentice, now “The Utimate Evil”, and Boba Fett!
Available this Fall via direct download from the Xbox LIVEÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â® online entertainment network and the PlayStationÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â®Network, this new downloadable mission continues the story of The Force Unleashed in a new “Infinities” storyline that takes the Star Wars Saga in an entirely new and unexpected direction.The mission begins at the end of the story of The Force Unleashed and re-imagines the Star Wars Saga as if the Secret Apprentice had killed Darth Vader and taken his place at the Emperor’s side, becoming the most powerful Sith Lord in the universe. The story picks up as the Emperor sends his new apprentice to the planet Tatooine to dispatch Obi-Wan Kenobi — who has been hiding on the planet ever since the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. During their hunt for the reclusive Jedi, players will also explore the depths of Jabba the Hutt’s palace and encounter notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett.
LucasArts also recently released a stand-alone costume pack which includes Jango Fett!
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed was released in late 2008, and has since become a worldwide hit. The game completely re-imagines the scope and scale of the Force and casts players as Darth VaderÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã¢Â„Â¢s ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã…Â“Secret Apprentice,ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â‚Â¬Ã‚Â unveiling new revelations about the Star Wars galaxy seen through the eyes of this mysterious new character armed with unprecedented powers.
More information about the game can be found at the official website, www.theforceunleashed.com.
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