This just in – LucasArts announced today the release date for Star Wars: the Force Unleashed. The game will be available September 16 in the US, with release dates on September 17 for Australia/Southeast Asia, and September 19 for Europe.
LucasArts and Spike TV are teaming up together to unveil new details about and exclusive footage from Star Wars: The Force Unleashed in celebration of Spike TV’s airing of all six Star Wars Saga movies. Airing Friday, April 4, through Sunday, April 6; and Friday, April 11, through Sunday, April 13, Spike TV’s two-weekend event includes the broadcast premiere of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith and the basic cable premieres of Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace and Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones. Spike TV’s Star Wars presentation marks the first time that all six movies will be presented together on a basic cable network.
Reflecting its status as an exciting new part of the Star Wars Saga, Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be featured throughout Spike TV’s weekend events. Viewers will see special Star Wars: The Force Unleashed segments, each with an exclusive announcement or new game play footage, at the following times on Spike TV:
- April 6 at 7:58 p.m. ET/PT – between the premiere of Star Wars: Episode II Attack of the Clones and Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith
- April 11 at 10:52 p.m. ET/PT – At the end of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
- April 12 at 12:00 a.m. ET/PT – throughout an episode of GameTrailers TV with Geoff Keighley filmed at LucasArts’ headquarters in San Francisco
- April 12 at 5:06 p.m. ET/PT – before Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope
- April 13 at 5:06 p.m. ET/PT – before Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back
So mark your calendars! Note: versions of the game are also being developed for PS2, Wii and DS.