The lights are on
A digital expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been announced that will allow players to customize their personal space.
If you've ever had a subscription to BioWare's Star Wars: The Old
Republic MMO, or purchased something from the online store since the
game went free-to-play, then you have achieved Preferred Status, and now
have early access into the Galactic Starfighter expansion.
Boost your starship's blast shields; it's time to engage in 12 vs. 12 space battles.
BioWare is showing off what players can expect to see added to Star Wars: The Old Republic in the coming months.
See new footage from the game while Game Informer's Adam Biessener, Tim Turi, and Matt Miller share their thoughts on the recent beta.
In a series of "who would win in a fight?" videos, the developers pit the game's eight classes against one another and say why their favorites would dominate.
We know plenty about BioWare's upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The Old
Republic, at this point, but that's not going to stop us from getting
excited at very new bit of info that EA sees fit to drip-feed us. The
good stuff this week? A video showing off a new PvP warzone in the game.
We’ve explored the beta, and found
several core features you should grasp to decide if this new Star Wars
game is for you.
You may think that the focus of BioWare's upcoming MMO, Star Wars: The
Old Republic, is great sci-fi storytelling or addictive World of
Warcraft-style gameplay. Both of those are partially correct, but
there's another important element of The Old Republic: a growing and
brutal war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire.
BioWare showed off its upcoming Star Wars MMO yet again at this year's
Gamescom, and the developer came to the event armed with a brand new,
slightly strange mode to show off.
For all the serene talk of being in tune with The Force, the Jedi Consular class also knows how to kick Sith butt.
BioWare showed off one of
the game's first flashpoints for Republic players, the Esseles, and now
you can check it out for yourself.
I’m not so sure that the average BioWare or
Star Wars fan is going to fully enjoy this game.
Take a look at these two new trailers for BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO – including the intro cinematic for the return of The Sith!
Want to see how each class in the Star Wars MMO will come together as you level?
The Old Republic's new advanced class page lets you explore the options.