LucasArts announced today that the demo for its highly anticipated title Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has crushed download records since its release on Aug. 21. on the Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Eager to experience over-the-top Force powers and a brand-new Star Wars storyline that bridges the events between the two movie trilogies, fans downloaded the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo more than 1 million times in just eight days, topping the previous record by an entire day.
In addition to the record-breaking downloads on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360, the Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo is also available on the PLAYSTATION® Network, and between them has been downloaded more than 2.3 million times worldwide to date.
Star Wars: The Force Unleashed debuts in North America Sept. 16 for Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Wii™ home videogame system from Nintendo, and Nintendo DS™. In addition Star Wars: The Force Unleashed will be available Sept. 17 in Southeast Asia and Australia, and Sept. 19 in Europe.
* Based on data from Microsoft Corporation and Sony Computer Entertainment America