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  • Star Wars Old Republic’s Nightmare Mode trailer is quite epic

    Star Wars: The Old Republic has received a new trailer, this time for the MMO’s Operation Nightmare update. It all looks a bit mad and well, nightmarish.

  • SWTOR offers free server transfers for homeless APAC players from June 4

    Just a reminder that BioWare has elected to shutter the Australian-Pacific servers for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and you have a limited time to take advantage of free server transfers.

  • SWTOR’s Gree in-game event returns next week

    The ancient Gree starship, Gray Secant, is returning to Ilum May 21-28, and will provide SWTOR players with some nifty rewards such as unique armor, pets, weapons, and the like. Players will earn Reputation points has they “fight the Gree’s grand mission,” and players level 45 and over can jump into the event before it […]

  • SWTOR update 2.1 is live, video shows dyes and other customization options

    Bioware has released a SWTOR video giving you a better look at the new customization options which launched today with update 2.1. You were given a slight glimpse last week, now set your eyes on the video below which shows off the Appearance Designer in action. And don’t forget about the new playable Cathar species […]

  • SWTOR dye modules coming with next week’s update previewed

    SWTOR is getting dye modules with game update 2.1, and to show these off a bit, BioWare has released a new video. It’s less than a minute long, but it gives you the idea well enough. Have a look below. Game update 2.1 is expected on May 14 and update 2.2 is set to roll […]

  • The Old Republic to introduce character customisation kiosks

    Star Wars: The Old Republic players will soon be able to radically alter their characters in handy-dandy customisation booths.

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Cathar to become playable – rumour

    Star Wars: The Old Republic developer could be gearing up to announce that the galaxy’s resident feline race – the Cathar – will become playable. Either way it’s teasing something cat-related.

  • SWTOR: Rise of the Hutt Cartel live, launch trailer released

    The first digital expansion for Star wars: The Old Republic is finally live to all comers. Grab Rise of the Hutt Cartel now for $20, or $10 if you’re a subscriber, and gain access to new missions, a higher level cap, Elder Game content, Macrobinoculars and Seeker Droids, and the planet Makeb. Not convinced? Check […]

  • SWTOR Rise of the Hutt Cartel adds macrobinoculars

    The latest Star Wars: The Old Republic dev blog post highlights the most crucial, anticipated, and weight addition to the MMORPG accompanying the Rise of the Hutt Cartel digital expansion: macrobinoculars. Yes friends, now you can survey your surroundings in keen detail. This is what we live for; this is why the bones of our […]

  • Zeschuk: “I don’t see how” new consoles can rescue “kind of sick” market

    Sony and Microsoft have to do something dramatic or the traditional console market is in trouble, according to former BioWare leader Greg Zeschuk.

  • Star Wars: Rise of the Hutt Cartel updated, patch notes inside

    Star Wars: The Old Republic – The Rise of the Hutt Cartel has received its 2.0 update, entitled ‘Scum and Villany’. It raises the level cap for all classes to 55 and much more. Check out the full patch notes here.

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic APAC servers to close

    BioWare has announced the closure of Star Wars: the Old Republic’s Asia Pacific servers, with local gamers to be shuffled over to new homes on North American hardware.

  • 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 […]

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic offers double XP weekends

    BioWare is throwing a series of double XP weekends for Star Wars: The Old Republic, kicking off at 6:00PM GMT on March 15. Each promotional weekend runs well into the following Monday, and there are four scheduled; visit the SWTOR blog for full times and dates, as well as details of the Relics of the […]

  • SWTOR: Rise of the Hutt Cartel developer video discusses creating the planet Makeb

    We’ve already told you about the Star Wars: The Old Republic developer blog regarding the creation of the planet Makeb. Today, though, we have for your consideration a video discussing the planet, which is to be included in the Rise of the Hutt Cartel, the MMO’s first digital expansion. Hit up the break for a […]

  • SWTOR: Rise of the Hutt Cartel detailed in new dev blog

    Over on the Star Wars: The Old Republic developer blog, BioWare has detailed the process of creating the planet Makeb, an all-original addition to the Star Wars universe coming in the Rise of the Hutt Cartel digital expansion. Makeb is a beautiful world peppered by towering geological formations, but it has been ravaged by ecological […]

  • SWTOR login procedure changed to beef up security

    Star Wars: The Old Republic players will soon be required to log in using their screen name, not email address. The change is said to be a pre-emptive strike against account hacks, which may increase with an upcoming expansion, and will be made mandatory next month, although players are encouraged to switch as soon as […]

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic down tonight

    Star Wars: The Old Republic servers will be down later today, with a maintenance windows kicking off at 5:00AM CST. BioWare expects the downtime to last two hours, and all servers will be down. After they come back up, simply restart your game launcher to grab the patch. Details have not been provided, but the […]

  • SWTOR Relics of Gree live event kicks off later today

    Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Relics of Gree live event is slated to begin when February 12 hits the US, That VideoGame Blog reports. The event runs till February 26 and offers weapons and armour sets as completion rewards. The arrival of this questline suggests we won’t have much longer to wait for Update 1.7, […]

  • SWTOR video gives you a “first look” at Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion

    Bioware has released a new SWTOR video, featuring a “first look” at The Rise of the Hutt Cartel update slated for spring. Watch it below, and have a look at the screenshots while you are at it.

  • BioWare teases SWTOR’s Return of the Gree update

    A teaser page for Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Return of the Gree update has been launched. Details are provided on the new recurring event, Relics of the Gree, which will thrust players into the planet Ilum for a spot of investigation.

  • SWTOR’s “gay planet” is behind a pay wall

    Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion will finally deliver long-awaited same-sex romance options, a BioWare mainstay sadly missing from the MMORPG at launch. But as PCGamesN points out in a biting editorial, these new romance options will only be available on a single planet, Makeb, and you’ll have to be […]

  • 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 […]

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic update now on servers

    BioWare has released update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate for Star Wars: The Old Republic onto the servers today.

  • SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate launches next week

    Bioware has announced SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate will launch next week. The update introduces the new Ancient Hypergate Warzone where players will team up to gain control over powerful energy pylons. These pylons can be used to “unleash the power of the ancient Gree hypergate” against one’s enemies. The update will also include six […]

  • SWTOR downtime scheduled for upcoming patch

    Star Wars: The Old Republic will be offline for two hours on Thursday, December 6, between 2:00AM CST and 4:00AM CST. That’s prime gaming time for Australians, unfortunately. The maintenance will be followed by a new patch, and BioWare has promised to make notes available post-release.

  • SWTOR increases bonuses for Preferred Status players

    BioWare has made a few changes to Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to-play option to the benefit of Preferred Status players.

  • SWTOR’s upcoming narrative involves the Shroud

    Star Wars: The Old Republic has just gone free to play, but that doesn’t mean the content’s going to stop, with a few hints dropped as to where the story’s going next.

  • SWTOR Update 1.6 now available on test servers

    Star Wars: The Old Republic fans keen on new content can check out upcoming Update 1.6, Ancient Hypergate, on the MMORPG’s test servers. The beta includes a new warzone in which players battle to control a portal which promises to deliver reinforcements but can damage the controlling team, as well as a six new heroic […]

  • SWTOR F2P option and Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated live

    Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to play option has gone live, and it allows players to complete the storylines of all eight classes to level 50 for free.