Posts Tagged Star Wars: The Old Republic


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

BioWare looking at free-to-play for Star Wars: The Old Republic

Despite BioWare saying late last year that it couldn’t see MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic going down the free-to-play route anytime soon, it was only a matter of before the developer looked into the prospect.

By John Robertson | 15 Jun 2012 | Comments Off

EA video update from E3

E3 may be done and dusted for another year and EA wanted to showcase some of the new titles in their latest video update from E3.

By Paul Younger | 8 Jun 2012 | 2

BioWare talks forthcoming Star Wars: The Old Republic features

BioWare’s Ray Muzyka spoke to the audience at EA’s E3 conference about a mass of forthcoming features for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

By Tim McDonald | 4 Jun 2012 | 1

Layoffs at BioWare Austin affect Star Wars: The Old Republic

‘Restructuring'; a word that strikes fear in any employee below a managerial position.

By John Robertson | 22 May 2012 | Comments Off

SWTOR shed 400k users between Feburary and March

The total number of subscribers to Star Wars: The Old Republic fell by 400,000 between mid-February and the end of March, leaving the game with 1.3 million potential players.

By Peter Parrish | 7 May 2012 | Comments Off