Yes, you heard me correct, its is set for a simultanious worldwide release on 16th October 2001.
The discs (yes, there are two of them!) will feature over 6 hours of extras and all 12 parts of Lynne's diaries that were featured on the Star Wars Website.
For more info please visit the official Star Wars site where the info was released today.
P.S. Amazon are now taking pre-orders and the UK price is ?19.99