The first game ever that puts the power to command an entire war for the Star Wars Galaxy at your fingertips. PC players now have the opportunity to control the fate of the galaxy in the all-new real-time strategy (RTS) game Star Wars: Empire at War.
Set a few years before the events of A New Hope, the game lets players rewrite history as well as experience the aftermath of Revenge of the Sith, the creation of the Rebel Alliance, and Darth Vader's rise to power.
The game features beautifully rendered land and space battles set on memorable planets such as Hoth, Tatooine, and Dagobah, as well as never-before-seen environments taken directly from the Star Wars films and expanded universe novels. In the game, players can choose to join either the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire, building and setting up tactical forces that can be unleashed on the enemy in real-time 3-D. All of the gameplay and action within Star Wars: Empire at War is persistent, meaning that strategic and tactical elements from previous events will have a permanent effect on the galaxy.
As players build, manage, and progress their space and ground-based units, troops, and vehicles, memorable Star Wars hero characters will begin playing a role in key situations. In addition to the single-player campaign mode, the game includes a two-player Empire vs. Rebellion mode and up to eight player online skirmish modes.
Star Wars Empire at War is the first game ever that gives you the power to command an entire war for the Star Wars Galaxy at your finger tips and the freedom to decide how to do it. The game is set between Episode III and Episode IV of the Star Wars series. This real-time strategy takes place in the wake of the Jedi slaughter that has disrupted the balance of the force. Players wage ground and space battles all in an effort to gain control of the galaxy. All of the gameplay and action within Empire at War is persistent, meaning that strategic and tactical elements from previous events will have a permanent effect on the galaxy.