Star Wars Galaxies Players To File Lawsuit Against Sony

A collective of Star Wars Galaxies player are gearing up to file a law suit against Sony Online Entertainment. Apparently the class-action legal suit is a petition to keep the game up and running.

According to VentureBeat the players will be filing the law suit in Washington state over SOE wanting to shut down the game.

The mess has gone so far as SOE has closed down certain forum threads advertising the petition to keep the game online as a free title. One member of the forums has stated that SOE labeled him as the "ring leader" of the petition group and threatened him with banishment from Sony Online Entertainment and even threatened to bring criminal charges against him.

Star Wars Galaxies is due to shut down in December.

We'll keep you updated.