Fact: the Star Wars franchise is a cash cow.
Fans of the Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series will be delighted to hear that Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts will be collaborating on the forthcoming Clone Wars Adventures that launches on the PC this fall alongside the release of Star Wars: The Clone Wars season three.
The free-to-play title (upgrade available for a monthly membership) will feature the following goodies at launch:
Extend the Fantasy: Kids no longer have to wait until the next exciting episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated TV series to continue exploring and enjoying the Star Wars universe. With Clone Wars Adventures, kids can go online to experience exciting thrills as you duel iconic adversaries with your own custom lightsaber, speed through the galaxy in your Starfighter, defeat enemies and take down battleships. Adventure online to discover your destiny!
Minigames & More: From Droid Programming to Speeder Bike Racing, Clone Wars Adventures puts you in the driver seat to experience epic action in immersive minigames that take you to your favorite locations in the galaxy. Become the proud owner of a tricked out droid pet or throw a party in your player house- the fun is endless!
Fun With Friends: Whether you are exploring the universe with old friends or competing for leaderboard status with new ones, Clone Wars Adventures is a lively virtual world that connects players in fun and safe ways. Show off your achievements in your Trophy Room, use safe chat and emoticons to express yourself and celebrate in-world events with the entire galaxy!
Embedded Card Game: Clone Wars Adventures card battles lets players pit a variety of fun characters, creatures and vehicles from the Clone Wars television show against one another in a unique, fast-paced combat similar to the gameplay styles of traditional games such as War and Concentration.
Kid-Friendly: Parental controls allow for the customization of safety options, including pre-canned chat and playtime settings for younger players.
I’ve never seen the Clone Wars TV series, is it any good?