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Force Unleashed Demo Breaks Xbox 360 Download Record

Gamers helped set a new record with LucasArts's Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo for the Xbox 360, which saw over one million downloads in just eight days, breaking the record previously set by Too Human.

Eric Caoili

September 11, 2008

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Gamers helped set a new record with LucasArts's Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo for the Xbox 360, which saw over one million downloads in just eight days. Silicon Knights' Too Human demo, the previous record-holder, was available on Xbox Live Marketplace in June for nine days before exceeding one million downloads. The Star Wars: The Force Unleashed demo released through the PlayStation Network also saw a significant amount of downloads, with the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions seeing a combined total of 2.3 million downloads worldwide to date. Star Wars: The Force Unleashed ships in North America on September 16 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Wii, and Nintendo DS. The game will also be available in Southeast Asia and Australia on September 17, as well as in Europe on September 19.

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Eric Caoili

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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