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SWTOR has 2 million new accounts since going F2P, new customization features planned

Star Wars: The Old Republic has gained 2 million new accounts since going free-to-play, according to the latest State of the Game letter from executive producer Jeff Hickman. He also said that “thousands of new players jumping in every single day,” and the MMO’s “high capacity servers are teeming with people.” This spring, the game’s […]

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  • SWTOR same-gender romance option coming with spring's Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion

    SWTOR executive producer Jeff Hickman has revealed his latest State of the Game report that same-gender romance between players and NPCs on Makeb will be added to the MMO with the Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion, slated for spring. More SGR options will be added “in the future.” The expansion also adds several new […]

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  • BioWare taking SWTOR queues issue "seriously"

    BioWare has acknowledged complaints of lengthy queues to access Star Wars: The Old Republic, briefly outlining some of the challenges the team is facing.

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  • Weekly MMO news round-up: Champions, Warhammer, Global Agenda

    Not much this week that didn’t hit the front page, but head on through the break and you will find out all sorts of stuff. Information on the upcoming Warhammer patch, Martial Arts for City of Heroes, and a Beta weekend for Global Agenda. Go on and hit the button.

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  • GDC Austin: Mythic admits mistakes with Warhammer Online

    During his keynote at GDC Austin, Warhammer Online executive producer Jeff Hickman spoke to attendees about three of the major mistakes Mythic made with the MMO. These mistakes being challenging play, the lack of economy, and the fact that the game was so easy that social tools were made irrelevant. “There’s a big difference between […]

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  • Mythic announces goodies for Warhammer Online one-year anniversary

    Mythic and Electronic Arts announced that there will be celebration activities for the one year  of Warhammer Online. Kicking off on August 31 and going through the month of September, there will be weekend-only scenarios, a month long 20 percent experience and renown bonus, special in-game items for all players, veteran rewards, and The Wild […]

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