Tag Archives: The Old Republic
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 15:48 GMT
Star Wars: The Old Republic has an new, free-to-play, digital expansion coming in December, which will include PvP space battles called Galactic Starfighter. To give you an idea of what to expect from it, BioWare has released a new video as well as screenshots.
Fri, Nov 15, 2013 | 14:01 GMT
Tue, Oct 08, 2013 | 21:28 BST
The next digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic is called Galactic Starfighter and it will contain 12 vs 12 space battles.
Sat, Aug 24, 2013 | 21:44 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic held a cantina tour at gamescom this week, and those who attended where handed some assets of upcoming content heading to the MMO. If you head over to Dulfy.net, you can get a look at images such as concept art for the dewback mount, the planet Oricon, the F5-SC battle droid refer a friend award, the Makrin pet coming to the Cartel Market and more. The next cantina tour stop is next weekend during PAX Prime. Thanks, Massively.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 | 22:15 BST
BioWare has a launched a new incentive for Star Wars: The Old Republic, in which subscribers will earn a Battle Droid pet, Cartel Coins, and the Kurtob Alliance Speeder if they get a friend to sign up or return to the game. The referred friend also gets a few perks: new subs receive the Jumpstart Bundle for faster levelling; previous subs receive seven days of subscription access, one Complimentary Character Transfer for the lifetime of the account, and the Preferred Friends Bundle with special convenience and customization unlocks. Not a bad incentive. Gte more information through the link. Thanks, TenTonHammer.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 | 21:20 BST
Bioware has updated SWTOR by adding a Nightmare Mode to Legions of Scum and Villainy, via Update 2.2.2. You can check it out in the video below and read more on it through the official update. The team is also teasing more on its Game Update 2.3, Titans of Industry, through a game page update regarding the Czerka Corporation. There’s not much on it at the moment, but enough to whet your appetite a bit.
Sat, Jun 29, 2013 | 21:11 BST
SWTOR update 2.3 is live on the public test servers, and according to Bioware, one of the perks of the update will be an Ewok combat companion. Dulfy.net has the low-down on the furry fella, and in order to make use of his services, you’ll need to have a level 40 legacy and a million credits. The teddy bear critter also sports heavy armor and can make use of heal and tank stances. Stats and a cutscene featuring the Endorian through the link. More information on the 2.3 update and what is on the PTS is through here. Thanks, Massively.
Mon, Jul 08, 2013 | 22:36 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.