Tag Archives: The Old Republic
Fri, May 17, 2013 | 21:45 BST
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 returns at level 55 in the future. For more information, you can visit the in-game News Terminal located on Carrick Station or Vaiken Spacedock, or just head over to the game’s official website. A video is below.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 20:31 BST
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 either.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 16:31 BST
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 out on June 11. Thanks, Massively.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 19:59 BST
SWTOR game update 2.0 went live today, and Bioware has released a new video rife with the Legions of Scum and Villainy. The later is a level 55 operation, and contains various, vicious enemies you’ll face on the planet Darvannis. The video also give you a look at the new Legacy Achievements system. The game update went live yesterday alongside early access to Rise of the Hutt Cartel, along with guild rewards such as a stackable 5% boost to experience. Hit up the video below.
Thu, Mar 21, 2013 | 19:40 GMT
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 Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion will launch, and a new customization feature giving players more options to change their character’s appearance using Cartel Coins will be released for the MMO sometime this summer. You can read the entire blog entry through the link.
Wed, Jan 02, 2013 | 19:51 GMT
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 systems, five new levels, a large new planet, new storylines, new skills and new abilities. Hickman also noted that the game has seen an increase in player numbers since going free-to-play, and changes to “a special PvP area,” are slated for Update 1.7, and more endgame content and the ability to copy characters to the test server are all on the way. More information can be found through the link.
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 | 16:36 GMT
A trailer for SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate has been released by Bioware to go along with the content patch’s release. Screenshots of the content are below as well. Enjoy.
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 | 21:41 GMT
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 Heroic Space Missions for each faction. Servers will be brought down in the game to apply the update on December 11.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 02:00 GMT
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.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 | 20:24 GMT
SWTOR’s latest developer blog has been posted, and it provides plenty of details on Update 1.5 – specifically missions pertaining to Section X and HK-51. There’s also plenty of spoilers for character’s in-game storylines, but thankfully players can avoid those by not logging in; thus avoiding anything spolieriffic. You can read up on the entire thing through the link. Remember: SWTOR goes free-to-play tomorrow, November 15. Thanks, Massively.
Thu, Nov 08, 2012 | 16:07 GMT
SWTOR is going free-or-play next week, Bioware has announced.
Wed, Nov 07, 2012 | 19:34 GMT
SWTOR has a new developer dispatch video available which discusses some of the new content coming with Game Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated. In the video, members of the development team outline some of the missions present in the new Section X area on Belsavis, how players will search the galaxies for clues in order to unlock the HK-51 Companion as their very own Assassin Droid, and more. There’s also a look the final pieces of the Dread Guard gear set and a rare new mount earned by taking on Operation: Explosive Conflict in Nightmare Mode.
Sat, Oct 13, 2012 | 21:23 BST
SWTOR update 1.5 has landed on the public test server.
Thu, Oct 11, 2012 | 21:02 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic walked away with four awards this week during GDC Online.
Wed, Oct 03, 2012 | 20:45 BST
SWTOR update 1.4 files have been dug around in by some industrious types, and it looks as though some more content is on the way according to what was unearthed.
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 | 20:40 BST
SWTOR update 1.4 will contain some new elements for players when it launches such as moods, the ability to teleport back from whence you came after using Group Finder to complete a mission, and more.
Thu, Sep 13, 2012 | 20:54 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic’s public testing server has been switched over by BioWare in preparation for the new Mega Servers the developer plans to implement into the game.
Tue, Sep 04, 2012 | 21:44 BST
SWTOR Update 1.4 will address several issues with class gameplay usability and balance when it launches for the MMO. According to a new developer post from senior designer Austin Peckenpaugh, foremost among the changes will be an adjustment to crowd control and the Resolve system, and a “reevaluation of stealth spec gameplay.”
Wed, Aug 22, 2012 | 13:42 BST
Mass Effect 3, Star Wars: The Old Republic and Dragon Age 2 have amounted to what has been a ‘great’ 18 months in the partnership between BioWare and EA, COO Peter Moore has explained.
Wed, Aug 01, 2012 | 08:25 BST
EA and BioWare announced today that it will be expanding Star Wars: The Old Republic by adding a new free-to-play option this fall.