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BioWare Sets Star Wars: The Old Republic Free-to-Play Date

by Matthew Kato on Nov 08, 2012 at 04:18 AM

If you've been holding off of playing the MMO, now might be the time to jump in for free.

The Old Republic goes free on November 15, although if you're already a paying member, you'll get all of the complimentary Cartel coins for use in the microtransaction shop based on your playing time (check out the Cartel Coin Ledger page to see how many coins you've earned), as well as a free lump sum of 250 coins. Lapsed players who used to pay for the game can also get back in and receive coins for their prior work if they join before December 20, 2012.

For more info on the transition, check out this info from the summer.