Tag Archives: TOR
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.
Sat, Mar 09, 2013 | 18:27 GMT
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 watch. The expansion is due in northern spring.
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.
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.
Sat, Sep 08, 2012 | 15:58 BST
Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play incentives have been expanded upon by BioWare due to players vote. Now, rewards for current and returning subscribers will include a Party Jawa, which Massively describes as a “fun-loving native of Tatooine who has nothing better to do than bring the festivities to you.” The reward chart will also include 250 cartel coins for those who purchased the digital deluxe edition of SWTOR. The MMO goes F2P in November.
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.”
Tue, Jul 10, 2012 | 18:17 BST
BioWare has announced its unlimited trial for Star Wars: The Old Republic launches today with patch 1.3.2. The trial will allow players access to eight classes and the respective origin worlds as well as one PvP Flashpoint PvP – up to level 15. Players who have previously participated in the Weekend Pass Free Trials or the Friends of Star Wars: The Old Republic Trial are also eligible to join.
Thu, Jul 05, 2012 | 20:43 BST
Want an incentive to switching your SWTOR character over to another server? BioWare has read your mind and is offering up a Gannifari pet if you do, and to sweeten the deal, it’s also handing out 25 Black Hole Commendations so you can buy some super special high-end kit. According to the firm, “hundreds of thousands of players have already taken advantage,” of the free character transfer service so go along with the popular kids and do the same. More information here.
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 | 14:42 BST
SWTOR team members have explained how the tie-breaker is decided on the Voidstar PvP map, an area which by all accounts, can be a frustrating situation for many players.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 | 16:03 BST
In case you forgot, BioWare’s releasing Update 1.3 – Allies for SWTOR today. The update contains the Group Finder, Ranked Warzones, Legacy Character Perks, and Adaptive Gear. Load up your game client, and start patching now.
Sat, Jun 23, 2012 | 17:24 BST
BioWare has posted a new Q&A for Star Wars: The Old Republic regarding the MMO’s latest content release, update 1.3: Allies. While it mainly focuses on what’s included in the content: Legacy Perks, Ranked Warzones, Adaptive Gear, and a new Group Finder, it also fields questions regarding armor sets, abilities, and class changes. It also stated that more character slots will be made available in “the near future.” You can look over the Q&A in its entirety here. Update 1.3 launched on June 26, the same day as the firm’s Mass Effect 3 Extended Cut DLC. Thanks, TenTonHammer.