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The Force Unleashed tops 5.7 million sales

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on 12 February 2009

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed has shifted a mammoth 5.7 million units worldwide across all platforms since its release in September 2008, becoming the fastest selling title in the franchise to date.

The LucasArts title, which sees players assuming control of Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, notched up 1.5 million copies on its first day of release while the playable trial version on PlayStation Network became the most popular demo downloaded for the online service.

The game saw release on multiple platforms, including PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable, Wii, DS and Xbox 360.