Posts Tagged Star Wars: The Old Republic


New SWTOR Galactic Starfighter trailer and hands-on report

EA has pumped out a new video for Star Wars: The Old Republic trailing the upcoming Galactic Starfighter expansion which will take players into space for the first time in the MMO.

By Paul Younger | 15 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter revealed – Coming December

You may remember all the datamining that appeared which included some great looking ship models and was dubbed the Super Secret Space Project.

By Paul Younger | 8 Oct 2013 | 2

Star Wars: The Old Republic subscribers get Rise of the Hutt Cartel free

Bioware are giving away the Rise of the Hutt Cartel Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Paul Younger | 10 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

SWTOR’s Super Secret Space Project not so secret – Ships and more are datamined

At the start of the month information dropped on BioWare’s “Super Secret Space Project” for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and while little was known about what would be included, the latest test server update has revealed more.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic “Super Secret Space Project” teased

Something is brewing at Bioware with a “Super Secret Space Project”.

By Paul Younger | 3 Sep 2013 | 1

Star Wars: The Old Republic E3 2013: Operation Nightmare Trailer

Star Wars: The Old Republic may not be the top of EA’s list to show at E3 but they have released a new trailer for game update 2.2 which brings NIghtmare mode for Terror from Beyond, the Helix Hyperpod vehicle, new rewards and a new guild XP feature.

By Paul Younger | 13 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Bioware to close Star Wars: The Old Republic Asia Pacific Servers

In the latest move to consolidate servers and the player base in Star Wars: The Old Republic, Bioware has revealed that they are closing the Asia Pacific servers to consolidate the players.

By Paul Younger | 6 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Cathar coming to SWTOR and character customisation. Watch the preview

It’s been teased all week on the Star Wars: The Old Republic Facebook page but today they confirmed that the Cathar race will be added as a playable race when the 2.1 update goes live for the MMO.

By Paul Younger | 27 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion launches 14 April

The hot news from the world of Star Wars: The Old Republic is that the digital expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel will be released on 14 April.

By Paul Younger | 25 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic adds 2 million players since going F2P

Star Wars: The Old Republic didn’t do too well in its first year with the players dropping off sharply after launch.  

By Paul Younger | 21 Mar 2013 | 7

Star Wars: The Old Republic State of the Game #2

The Star Wars: The Old Republic team gets 2013 underway with their second “State of the game” developer update which looks at upcoming content for the MMO.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jan 2013 | 1

Pre-orders open for first Star Wars: The Old Republic digital expansion

Due for release next year, the first digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, called the Rise of the Hutt Cartel, will bring new content and features to the now free to play MMO.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 1

Star Wars: The Old Republic v1.6 Ancient Hypergate launches

The latest update to Star Wars: The Old Republic takes the game to version 1.6 and it’s called Ancient Hypergate.

By Paul Younger | 11 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic devs to discuss F2P options live tomorrow

 
Since Star Wars: The Old Republic went free to play, the model has not exactly been the best executed F2P model ever created, it’s confusing and sometimes a pain in the backside when it comes to what features you can and can’t use.

By Paul Younger | 28 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic Preferred Status Players get more action bars

I will admit that since SWTOR went free to play I have downloaded and reinstalled the game, well why the hell not, it’s a half decent MMO after all and I did enjoy it more than WoW when it launched last year.

By Paul Younger | 27 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic game update v1.6 on public test servers

Now the game is free to play with any luck we’ll see SWTOR blossom into an exciting MMORPG.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Second Star Wars: The OId Republic Cartel Coin Giveaway

IncGamers and EA have teamed up to give you the chance to win a special code which you can redeem for 450 Cartel Coins.

By Paul Younger | 16 Nov 2012 | 2

Star Wars: The OId Republic Cartel Coin Giveaway

Update: We will have more keys later today (16 November)
IncGamers and EA have teamed up to give you the chance to win a special code which you can redeem for 450 Cartel Coins.

By Paul Younger | 15 Nov 2012 | 6

Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free to play on 15 November

EA has finally revealed the launch date for the free to play version of Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic Lead Designer discusses F2P Options

Development on the free to play version of Star Wars: the Old Republic appears t be speeding along and Lead Designer Damion Schubert issued a new developer blog which explains exactly what’s going to happen and what features are available in the free version of the MMO.

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2012 | 1

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Exec Producer on the state of the game

Star Wars and the MMO genre should be a match made in heaven, well in theory at least,  but it didn’t exactly pan out out like that for Bioware’s MMO.

By Paul Younger | 7 Nov 2012 | 2

Star Wars: The Old Republic free to play features in video

Not too long now until Bioware and EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic goes free to play.

By Paul Younger | 19 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Subscription vs Free to Play features in Star Wars: The Old Republic

SWTOR did not exactly excite the MMO world, and with that in mind, the game will have a free to play option going live in the not too distant future.

By Paul Younger | 18 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR lead designer quits BioWare, attacks direction of industry

BioWare’s Daniel Erickson, lead designer on Star Wars: The Old Republic, has decided to resign from the studio.

By John Robertson | 4 Oct 2012 | 2

Greg Zeschuk ended BioWare Austin role in May

Rumours have been circulating today that BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk had left the company.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic at Gamescom

With the recent news that SWTOR is going free to play later this year, anyone going to Gamescom will be keen to find out what EA has planned for the title.  

By Paul Younger | 9 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Star Wars: The Old Republic has lost over 300,000 subscribers since May

EA has admitted that Star Wars: The Old Republic subscription numbers have fallen below one million for the first time since its release in December 2011.

By Peter Parrish | 1 Aug 2012 | 1

Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to play

There has been speculation for some time that EA and Bioware’s MMO would go free to play and today during EA’s investor call they finally announced that the game will be going free to play.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

Further layoffs at Bioware Austin, SWTOR executive producer leaves

While Star Wars: The Old Republic continues to boast decent (albeit diminishing) subscriber numbers, there’s further proof today that the expensive EA-backed MMO is not living up to the grand ambitions of its investors.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Jul 2012 | 1

MMO market is as big as it’s ever going to be, says Pachter

Speaking earlier today at the Evolve conference in Brighton, videogame analyst for Wedbush Securities, has stated his belief that the MMO market is as big as it’s ever going to get.

By John Robertson | 10 Jul 2012 | 14