EaW General Info

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  • Wage war on ground and in space - battle it out in space and then send down your ground forces to invade the planet.
  • All action is persistent - every decision affects the next battle and, ultimately, the fate of the galaxy. Play out your own personal version of Episode IV: A New Hope.
  • Real-time strategy (RTS) 3D gameplay set in more than 40 ground and space locations including Yavin IV, Tatooine and Dagobah - each has its own specific advantage and/or resource.
  • Construct ground and space structures, including space stations, factories and ion cannons.
  • Deploy ground and space vehicles from giant Star Destroyers and AT-ATs to swift speeder bikes and X-wings.
  • Access a variety of ground troops including stormtroopers and Rebel soldiers. Hero characters like Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader can be brought into key battles.
  • Unique mission objectives such as rescues, sabotage, blockades and destruction.
  • Begins several years before the events of Episode IV: A New Hope, including vehicles and locations from both the classic timeframe and Episode III.
  • Play as the Rebels as they amass their forces and work to thwart the plans of the Empire, or serve the Empire and crush the Rebellion at its roots.
  • Destroy the Death Star or use it as the ultimate power in the universe.
  • Innovative multiplayer campaign mode lets two players battle for the galaxy and save games in progress. Up to eight players can compete in online skirmish modes.
  • All-new game engine created by Las Vegas-based developer Petroglyph, composed of industry veterans responsible for classic RTS titles, including the Command & Conquer series.

Eaw Tech Tree

Rebellion Space Tech

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Rebellion Land Tech

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System Requirements

From Petroden itself, the system requirements for Star Wars: Empire At War. Note, this is for 'Minimum Requirements Only'

  • Computer: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible computer
  • CPU: Intel Pentium III 1.0 GHz or AMD Athlon 1.0 GHz
  • Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows XP
  • Ram: 256MB
  • Graphics Card: 32 MB graphics card with Hardware Transform and Lighting (T&L) capability
  • Sound Card: 100% DirectX 9.0c compatible, PCI or Onboard Audio Device
  • Internet: 56kbps or faster connection (required for multiplayer only)