Star Wars: The Old Republic down tonight
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Star Wars: The Old Republic down tonight

Star Wars: The Old Republic servers will be down later today, with a maintenance windows kicking off at 5:00AM CST. BioWare expects the downtime to last two hours, and all servers will be down. After they come back up, simply restart your game launcher to grab the patch. Details have not been provided, but the ... Read More»
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SWTOR Relics of Gree live event kicks off later today
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SWTOR Relics of Gree live event kicks off later today

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Relics of Gree live event is slated to begin when February 12 hits the US, That VideoGame Blog reports. The event runs till February 26 and offers weapons and armour sets as completion rewards. The arrival of this questline suggests we won’t have much longer to wait for Update 1.7, ... Read More»
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SWTOR Update 1.7 development blog discusses Galactic Reputation
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SWTOR Update 1.7 development blog discusses Galactic Reputation

SWTOR game Update 1.7 will introduce Galactic Reputation to all players, which will help with character advancement. Reputations will be divided into six ranks: Outsider, Newcomer, Friend, Hero, Champion, and Legend.Each player starts with no rank, and as Reputation Points are earned, their rank will increase. When top rank in a particular organization is reached, ... Read More»
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SWTOR’s “gay planet” is behind a pay wall
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SWTOR’s “gay planet” is behind a pay wall

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion will finally deliver long-awaited same-sex romance options, a BioWare mainstay sadly missing from the MMORPG at launch. But as PCGamesN points out in a biting editorial, these new romance options will only be available on a single planet, Makeb, and you’ll have to be ... Read More»
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SWTOR same-gender romance option coming with spring’s Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion
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SWTOR same-gender romance option coming with spring’s Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion

SWTOR executive producer Jeff Hickman has revealed his latest State of the Game report that same-gender romance between players and NPCs on Makeb will be added to the MMO with the Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion, slated for spring. More SGR options will be added “in the future.” The expansion also adds several new ... Read More»
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SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate launch trailer and screens released
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SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate launch trailer and screens released

A trailer for SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate has been released by Bioware to go along with the content patch’s release. Screenshots of the content are below as well. Enjoy. ... Read More»
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SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate launches next week
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SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate launches next week

Bioware has announced SWTOR Update 1.6: Ancient Hypergate will launch next week. The update introduces the new Ancient Hypergate Warzone where players will team up to gain control over powerful energy pylons. These pylons can be used to “unleash the power of the ancient Gree hypergate” against one’s enemies. The update will also include six ... Read More»
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SWTOR downtime scheduled for upcoming patch
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SWTOR downtime scheduled for upcoming patch

Star Wars: The Old Republic will be offline for two hours on Thursday, December 6, between 2:00AM CST and 4:00AM CST. That’s prime gaming time for Australians, unfortunately. The maintenance will be followed by a new patch, and BioWare has promis... Read More»
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SWTOR increases bonuses for Preferred Status players
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SWTOR increases bonuses for Preferred Status players

BioWare has made a few changes to Star Wars: The Old Republic’s free-to-play option to the benefit of Preferred Status players. As detailed in a new developer blog, Preferred Status Players will now have access to four default Quickbars rather than two, and those who had purchased additional Quickbars will have the purchase price refunded. ... Read More»
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SWTOR’s upcoming narrative involves the Shroud
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SWTOR’s upcoming narrative involves the Shroud

Star Wars: The Old Republic has just gone free to play, but that doesn’t mean the content’s going to stop, with a few hints dropped as to where the story’s going next. Asked about upcoming storylines, SWTOR lead writer Hall Hood gave Massively a brief sketch. “For decades since the Sith Empire returned to war ... Read More»
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SWTOR Update 1.6 now available on test servers
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SWTOR Update 1.6 now available on test servers

Star Wars: The Old Republic fans keen on new content can check out upcoming Update 1.6, Ancient Hypergate, on the MMORPG’s test servers. The beta includes a new warzone in which players battle to control a portal which promises to deliver reinforcements but can damage the controlling team, as well as a six new heroic ... Read More»
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SWTOR F2P option and Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated live
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SWTOR F2P option and Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated live

SWTOR’s free-to play option has gone live, and it allows players to complete the storylines of all eight classes to level 50 for free. Also today, BioWare released Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated, which adds new areas to explore, a new Companion character and more. Here’s the blurb on the update: Get ready for an action-packed ... Read More»
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SWTOR developer diary details Section X and HK-51 missions in Update 1.5
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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 ... Read More»
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Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play next week
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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. The release will be simultaneous across all territories and countries where The Old Republic is available. The new Free-to-Play option allows gamers to experience all of the class storylines through to Level 50, the current level cap, at no charge and introduces the new Cartel Market. ... Read More»
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SWTOR developer video details Game Update 1.5: HK-51 Activated
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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 ... Read More»
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