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  • SWTOR developer diary details Section X and HK-51 missions in Update 1.5

    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 […]

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  • Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play next week

    SWTOR is going free-or-play next week, Bioware has announced.

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  • SWTOR developer video details Game Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated

    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 […]

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  • SWTOR game update 1.5 lands on the public test server

    SWTOR update 1.5 has landed on the public test server.

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  • SWTOR update 1.4 files point to new boss, area, pets, dailies, and companion

    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.

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  • SWTOR update 1.4 will contain moods, Group Finder teleport back, more

    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.

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  • SWTOR high population server tech testing starts today

    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.

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  • SWTOR free-to-play rewards expanded

    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 […]

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  • SWTOR - class changes and balancing coming with Update 1.4

    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.”

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  • SWTOR free trial goes live with patch 1.3.2

    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 […]

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  • Get a Gannifari pet when you transfer to a qualifying server in SWTOR

    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 […]

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  • SWTOR devs explain how the tie-breaker is decided on Voidstar PvP map

    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.

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  • SWTOR Update 1.3 – Allies launches today

    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.

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  • SWTOR update 1.3 launches June 26, more character slots in the plan

    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 […]

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  • SWTOR - list of available servers for transfer updated

    BioWare has updated the list of SWTOR servers eligible for character transfers. Those wondering if their server has been deemed worthy, hit up the list here. BioWare will be offering free character transfers from select origin servers to pre-determined destination servers, and said servers and their corresponding destination servers “will be revealed on a regular, […]

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  • Free character transfers to "select servers" go live in SWTOR next week

    BioWare has announced that starting next week on June 12, SWTOR players will – if they choose – be allowed to transfer their characters over to a different server, free of charge. These will direct transfers from one origin server to a pre-selected destination server, in order to “provide a better gameplay experience for our […]

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  • SWTOR is free-to-play up to level 15 starting in July

    BioWare co-founder Ray Muzyka took the stage at EA’s E3 press conference to announce Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play up to level 15 next month.

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  • SWTOR - MMO subscriber numbers "are funny things," lots of "variables to consider," says BioWare

    BioWare’s Emmanuel Lusinchi has said there are many variables and metrics when it comes to figuring out how many players an MMO such as Star Wars: The Old Republic has; therefore, when a number is provided by the company or a retailer, it’s not the full picture.

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  • Report - Average SWTOR server has 344 players online at a given time

    Over on the SWTOR forums, a player going by the name Scorpienne has complied a report which features population estimates on the MMO’s servers. According to his estimates, some servers only have, on average, 344 players online at a given time.

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  • Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.3 detailed

    BioWare’s detailed update 1.3 for Star Wars: The Old Republic, the key feature of which being a group finder for flashpoints and operations. The update, called Allies, will also come with server transfers, more legacy options and more. IGN has more details, with a video interview featuring lead game designer Daniel Erickson below.

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  • Get a Gannifari pet when you transfer to a qualifying server in SWTOR

    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 […]

  • SWTOR devs explain how the tie-breaker is decided on Voidstar PvP map

    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.

  • SWTOR Update 1.3 – Allies launches today

    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.

  • SWTOR update 1.3 launches June 26, more character slots in the plan

    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 […]

  • SWTOR – list of available servers for transfer updated

    BioWare has updated the list of SWTOR servers eligible for character transfers. Those wondering if their server has been deemed worthy, hit up the list here. BioWare will be offering free character transfers from select origin servers to pre-determined destination servers, and said servers and their corresponding destination servers “will be revealed on a regular, […]

  • Free character transfers to “select servers” go live in SWTOR next week

    BioWare has announced that starting next week on June 12, SWTOR players will – if they choose – be allowed to transfer their characters over to a different server, free of charge. These will direct transfers from one origin server to a pre-selected destination server, in order to “provide a better gameplay experience for our […]

  • SWTOR is free-to-play up to level 15 starting in July

    BioWare co-founder Ray Muzyka took the stage at EA’s E3 press conference to announce Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play up to level 15 next month.

  • SWTOR – MMO subscriber numbers “are funny things,” lots of “variables to consider,” says BioWare

    BioWare’s Emmanuel Lusinchi has said there are many variables and metrics when it comes to figuring out how many players an MMO such as Star Wars: The Old Republic has; therefore, when a number is provided by the company or a retailer, it’s not the full picture.

  • Report – Average SWTOR server has 344 players online at a given time

    Over on the SWTOR forums, a player going by the name Scorpienne has complied a report which features population estimates on the MMO’s servers. According to his estimates, some servers only have, on average, 344 players online at a given time.

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.3 detailed

    BioWare’s detailed update 1.3 for Star Wars: The Old Republic, the key feature of which being a group finder for flashpoints and operations. The update, called Allies, will also come with server transfers, more legacy options and more. IGN has more details, with a video interview featuring lead game designer Daniel Erickson below.

  • BioWare looking into technical issues with modifiable offhand in SWTOR

    BioWare said during its weekly SWTOR community Q&A it’s looking into a technical issue preventing a modifiable offhand with some classes, and that it plans on added a new augment slot to existing modifiable items. The developer also there there are currently no plans for making companions more interchangeable, and also discussed the various rates […]

  • BioWare switches SWTOR team around to create more PvP, end game content

    SWTOR lead designer Daniel Erickson has said the team at BioWare has realized how large the PvP community is, so it has “turned a huge amount of resources” towards creating more content. He also told RPS that more team members have been assigned to create end game content as players are approaching the current cap […]

  • SWTOR – character transfer system hitting “in early summer,” new playable species teased

    BioWare has posted its weekly Community Q&A and in it, the firm teased new playable species coming to the MMO this year.

  • SWTOR expands into Middle East and more European countries

    BioWare has announced Star Wars: The Old Republic has officially launched in more European countries and the Middle East. Hit up the list here. Thanks, Talkar.

  • SWTOR servers offline for emergency maintenance until later this evening

    BioWare has announced the SWTOR servers, which it took down earlier this morning for emergency maintenance, should be back up by 7.00pm EST. The developer tool the game offline due to some areas of the game being “reverted to pre-Game Update 1.2 status,” and some areas were missing completely and character in these areas became […]

  • SWTOR Update 1.2 – Legacy deploys on April 12

    BioWare has announced it will be bringing down the SWTOR servers for eight hours on April 12 in order to apply Update 1.2 – Legacy. All game servers will be offline during this period, and while eight hours is the mark, it could last a bit longer so be prepared.

  • Latest SWTOR video show UI customization in update 1.2

    BioWare has released a new video showing how to customize the UI in SWTOR, a feature which will be included with update 1.2. It’s posted below. A release date has yet to be announced for the next update.

  • SWTOR developer blog discusses PvP changes with update 1.2

    BioWare has updated the SWTOR blog to discuss the new PvP ranking system coming with patch 1.2. According to the team, changes in rank will be based on said rank when compared to your opponents’, and separate tracking options for solo and group players will be available. New Warzone rewards were also highlighted along with […]

  • SWTOR Legacy System explained in latest developer video

    BioWare has released a new video discussing the Legacy System coming with Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 1.2. The Legacy System allows you to build your own family tree and link your characters on the same server together.Achievements will also open up new species options, as well as new abilities for all the characters […]

  • Another free-to-play weekend for SWTOR starts March 22

    BioWare has announced another free weekend for Star Wars: The Old Republic will commence this Thursday, March 22 and end on Monday, March 26. However, it is only available to those who have not previously participated in free trials of the game.

  • Crew skill overhauls and tweaks noted in SWTOR Update 1.2 notes

    BioWare has noted that quite a few crew skill changes are heading to Star Wars: The Old Republic with Update 1.2. The game’s designer Georg Zoeller posted a rather large list of changes coming with the update on the official site. One of the highlights noted was a change to artifice schematics which will allow […]

  • Far, far away: SWTOR is free-to-play this weekend

    Starting Thursday, March 15, players around the world will be able play Star Wars: The Old Republic in the first Weekend Pass Free Trial. For a limited time, individuals who don’t already have a previously-active SWTOR account can experience the MMO for up to four days for free, with no payment method required.

  • SWTOR’s 1.7 million paid subscribers may hit 2 million soon

    Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello told investors that as of the end of February, Star Wars: The Old Republic has nearly 1.7 million paid subscribers with the “vast majority” playing beyond the free month of playtime. Because of this, Cowen and Company analyst Doug Creutz has estimated it will go up to 2 million monthly […]

  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Legacy 1.2 update due in April

    Bioware has released a video for Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 1.2 Legacy which will give you a look into the content coming next month. It’s posted below. The content will include Flashpoint: Lost Island, Operation: Explosive Conflict, and Warzone: Novare Coast.

  • SWTOR could potentially attain over 1 million paid subscribers

    A report from market research firm DFC Intelligence has concluded Star Wars: The Old Republic “has the potential to be a successful long-term online subscription PC game,” despite a “general decline in high-end subscription game products and growing competition from numerous free-to-play games.”

  • SWTOR’s lead PvP designer answers community questions from fan site

    SWTOR’s PvP designer Gabe Amatangelo is interviewed by fansite Toroz.com in the video below discussing DPS meters, the state of warzones, and ongoing issues with kill-trading. Thanks, Massively.

  • Second major patch for SWTOR to contain docking tweaks, ship customization put on hold

    BioWare has posted answers to its latest, weekly SWTOR developer Q&A, and according to the firm, the second major patch will include animation adjustments, tweaks to planet docking, the ability to roll on equipment for companions and that plans for new ship models and customization have been pushed to the side for a future update.

  • Average play time for SWTOR is four hours, most prefer Sundays

    BioWare has said the average SWTOR spends between four and six hours per gaming session, and more players prefer to play on Sundays than any other day of the week.

  • SWTOR weekly Q&A details Legacy changes, future content

    Bioware has posted its first weekly developer Q&A over on the SWTOR forums, and in it, the firm addresses questions regarding upcoming content, and fixes currently in the works. According to the post, patch 1.2 will bring about the first rewards to the Legacy System, and will allow players to combine races and classes. More […]

  • SWTOR players reporting issues with PvP since update 1.1.2

    SWTOR players have reported issues with the PVP planet Ilum since update 1.1.2 was released, citing kills not being registered, this daily and weekly quest requirements not being met. At lot of folks who have leveled in the game are participating in PvP until new content is released, and have posted the issue on the […]