Star Wars: Empire at War

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Star Wars: Empire at War puts the power to command an entire war for the Star Wars galaxy in the hands of players.


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  • Star Wars Starter Pack BadgeStar Wars Starter Pack
    Get 2 games for $17.47
    Includes Star Wars: Empire at War, Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (Steam)


  • Aspyr Media
  • 4/6/2011
  • English
Star Wars: Empire at War puts the power to command an entire war for the Star Wars galaxy in the hands of players, giving them the freedom to determine how they play the game within completely scalable and accessible gameplay. Set a few years before the events of Episode IV A New Hope, LucasArts’ Empire at War lets players wage war on the ground and in space, as well as experience the creation of the Rebel Alliance, the strengthening of the Empire and the beginnings of the Galactic Civil War.

Using an entirely new game engine created by the Las Vegas-based developer Petroglyph, Empire at War features beautifully rendered land and space battles set on memorable planets such as Yavin IV, Tatooine and Dagobah, as well as never-before-seen environments taken directly from the Star Wars films and expanded universe novels. In the game, players choose to join either the Rebel Alliance or the Galactic Empire, building and setting up tactical forces to unleash upon the enemy in real-time 3D. Memorable Star Wars hero characters can be brought into the action to help turn the tide of the battle as players build, manage and upgrade their space and ground-based units, vehicles, troops and base structures.
  • Real-time strategy game takes place between the two trilogies through "A New Hope"
  • Play with a multitude of heroes for each side, each with their own abilities
  • Control the battle between Rebel and Empire forces on both land and in space
  • Dual-layered game play requires you to manage both strategic and tactical levels
  • Play campaign across more than 40 planets, or play multiplayer with up to 8 players


Mac Requirements Minimum Supported Will It Run?
Mac OS X10.5.8 *Download the MacGameStore App to compare your Mac's information in real-time.

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Not compatible with: 10.9.x, 10.10.x
CPU TypeIntel Mac Only
CPU CoresAny
CPU Speed1.8 GHz
System RAM512 MB
Drive SpaceUnknown
Video RAM128 MB
Video (ati)ATI Radeon X1600 *
Unsupported Video Cards: ATI Radeon X1300
Video (nvidia)NVIDIA GeForce Go 7300 *
Unsupported Video Cards: NVIDIA Quadro FX 4500, NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
Video (intel)Any
Important Notes:
  • Not compatible with OS X 10.9 Mavericks and later OS X.
  • NOTICE: This game is not supported on volumes formatted as Mac OS Extended (Case Sensitive)

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  1. Working perfectly
    by eetfukouijaaa, Malaysia - Dec 14th 2014

    I'm on a MBP 13" running 10.10.1 and it runs perfectly. This game has so much depth and a RTS set in the Star Wars universe, what more would you want?

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  2. Crash game
    by geeveedee, Netherlands - Jun 2nd 2014

    I think it's a very nice game, but unplayable after conquering a few planets.

    Loading a saved game crashed the game, trying to reopen the game afterward is useless.

    Don't buy it if you meet the requiremenst for the game, and next to that have a formatted volume -> Mac OS extended (Case sensitive). Because it will have the same result as I had. Too bad

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  3. Always come back
    by Rusko je Mojah Krv, USA - Feb 24th 2014

    I always come back to this game. I stop and play it all the time. Campaign is huge and very diverse. Never gets boring for me and owned this game on my dell long ago in a life far away lol.

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