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The Lure of the Dark Side

USA Today reports early indications that the dark side of The Force is strong with Star Wars: The Old Republic, BioWare's Star Wars MMORPG (thanks Ant via TheForce.Net). Here are some stats:

  • They prefer the Dark Side of the Force. Of the more than 3.8 million characters created, there are 550,000 Sith Warriors and 510,000 Jedi Knights.
  • They have logged 28 million in-game hours roughly equivalent to watching all six Star Wars movies, two million times.
  • They average more than five hours a day playing the game.
  • They have killed more than two billion non-player characters in the eight days since early game access began.

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14. Re: The Lure of the Dark Side Dec 24, 2011, 20:14 Steelcamp
When I started to beta this, I was not aware that you would get a companion and worked on the Sith side. I found myself paying attention to whether Vette would get pissed or like what I was doing. Not normal for Darth Vader but that does not mean it cannot be that way....It's passion that drives the dark side of the force. Kinda like capitalism... where as the Jedi are hippie commies...I think.  
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