The first expansion has been announced for the popular PC MMORPG Star Wars Galaxies. Focused primarily on vehicles and titled Star Wars Galaxies: Jump To Lightspeed, the expansion contains 15 new modes of transportation. The ever popular imperial TIE Fighters and rebel X-wings will be added, along with transport ships in the Millenium Falcon style to facilitate group travel. The Star Wars universe is also set to expand with 10 new sectors added to the game. Players will now be able to visit the junkyards and asteroid fields of the Core Worlds and Outer Rim. Around 100 new missions in these areas are also included.
Star Wars Galaxies: Jump To Lightspeed also marks the entry of two customizable new species that have not yet been revealed. Look for it to ship in Fall 2004.