LucasArts has announced Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition. An updated version of the Star Wars title will be coming to the 360 and PS3, as well as being released on the PC and Mac for the first time. The game is scheduled to hit retailers this autumn and will feature the original game as well as three new levels. To get the hype rolling for this new release, LucasArts will also unleash the second mission from the Ultimate Sith Edition as DLC on Xbox LIVE and PSN some time in August.The new content in the game will include:The first of the three additional single-player missions included inthe Ultimate Sith Edition is set in the Jedi Temple on the planetCoruscant. In this mission, Darth Vader’ss Secret Apprentice turns tothe Jedi Temple to learn more about his father, and while searchingthrough the rubble of the destroyed building he must confront his innerdemons.The second extra mission continues the story of The Force Unleashed ina new “Infinities” storyline that takes the Star Wars Saga in anentirely new direction. The level begins at the end of the story of TheForce Unleashed and re-imagines the Star Wars Saga as if the SecretApprentice had taken Darth Vader’s place at the Emperor’s side,becoming the most powerful Sith Lord in the universe. The story picksup as the Emperor sends his new apprentice to Tatooine to dispatchObi-Wan Kenobi, who has been hiding on the planet ever since the eventsof Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. During their hunt forthe reclusive Jedi, players will also explore the depths of Jabba theHutt’s palace and encounter notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett.The final new level concludes the “Infinities” storyline set up in theTatooine mission, as the Secret Apprentice is sent to the planet Hothon a crusade to crush the Rebellion once and for all. While on Hoth,players face Luke Skywalker himself while visiting iconic locationsseen in Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back.Additional added content includes new costumes for the SecretApprentice and new character models that allow gamers to play as one ofmany legendary Star Wars characters including Luke Skywalker, Obi-WanKenobi, Anakin Skywalker, Count Dooku, Jango Fett and C-3PO.You can read our reviews of the game for theand to find out what we thought of the original release.
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