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Space combat confirmed for SWTOR

Friday, 23rd July 2010 23:07 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

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BioWare has confirmed space combat for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Not too much of a shocker, but still nice news.

“If you’ve been following the news coming out of the Star Wars: The Old Republic panel at Comic-Con International, you’ve heard the announcement that we will indeed have Space Combat as part of the TOR experience,” wrote community manager Sean Dahlberg on the official forums.

“Space combat is an alternative gameplay experience to the primary game of storytelling, questing, and ground-based combat. In space combat, you fly your personal ship to various hot spots on your galaxy map. From there, you will blast your way through asteroid fields, enemy fighters, frigates, destroyers, and a variety of other obstacles that will evoke memories of some of the great Star Wars space battles.”

Dahlberg said more on space combat will be revealed in the next issue of PC Gamer, which is expected to hit newsstands on August 17.

SWTOR is expected sometime next spring.

Breaking news

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  1. Phoenixblight

    Sold!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Droid

    Cool. More variety is always good.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. RETARDED VIKING

    dammit what’s the system requirements!!!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. onlineatron

    I hope you can whack the visuals down a bunch. My laptop can run Half Life 2 no problem, but I’d imagine it would struggle to run SWTOR on mid-settings.

    If you’re gonna limit your market to the PC crowd, at least allow a variety of user to experience the game.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. LOLshock94

    @4

    what graphics card do u use for ur laptop???????????

    #5 4 years ago
  6. RETARDED VIKING

    exactly what i was thinking.

    #6 4 years ago
  7. RETARDED VIKING

    wait……you can put a graphics card in a laptop?!? really?!?

    #7 4 years ago
  8. frostquake

    Me So Jealous….I wish they would make a Dumbed Down Version for Us Netbookers…Like Torchlight…

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Erthazus

    WOW a shocker. They probably want to make in what SOE was wrong with Galaxies.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. endgame

    “wait……you can put a graphics card in a laptop?!? really?!?” no, not exactly. at least not a good one anyway. but this should run fine on a laptop as well. I have a mobile 9600gt and I run bfbc2 like a breeze. so I guess I’ll be able to run SWTOR too. :)

    #10 4 years ago
  11. endgame

    “If you’re gonna limit your market to the PC crowd” haha!!

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Erthazus

    “If you’re gonna limit your market to the PC crowd”

    Is this a joke?

    #12 4 years ago
  13. LOLshock94

    i want to make love with endgame

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Hunam

    Yay!

    #14 4 years ago
  15. blackdreamhunk

    sweet!

    #15 4 years ago