The game takes place about seven months after the events of the first game,and a year before Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. The Force Unleashed II will be the “dark entry” in the series, and a more personal story for the game’s protagonist than the first game.
Players will once again control Starkiller, Darth Vader’s secret apprentice and the protagonist in the first game, who may be a clone. Starkiller escapes from captivity on Kamino. After eliminating his stormtrooper captors, Starkiller embarks on a quest to understand his identity and to find his love interest from the first game, Juno Eclipse. Meanwhile, Darth Vader has hired Boba Fett to track down Juno Eclipse to lure Starkiller out of hiding. Starkiller rescues Jedi Master Rahm Kota from a gladiator arena, and encounters Yoda on Dagobah.