BioWare is ready to break out the fireworks in honor of the seventh anniversary of Star Wars: The Old Republic. From now through January 15the, players can head into the game to claim celebratory rewards, some of them brand new for 2018. Players will receive the Commemorative Statue: Return of Malgus, Weapon Display: Satele Shan, Weapon Display: Darth Malgus and some fireworks! Players can also claim a Dromund Kaas or Coruscant Stronghold for only seven credits!
After today’s server downtime, Star Wars: The Old Republic is back up with the new “Jedi Under Siege” content expansion. Players at level 70 will find the new Ossus storyline taking place on the Jedi home planet featuring both an Imperial and Republic quests. IN addition, there is a new a brand new daily area to explore. The unique twist in Jedi Under Siege is that players can choose which faction to support, even the opposing one.
The Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated with a list of events that will be taking place in-game between now and the end of January 2019. Readers can find out the start and end dates for each event as well as a short description of the event and the possible rewards players can earn for participation.
The Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated to let the community know that the next major content update is launching in December. Jedi Under Siege takes place on “the ancient Jedi world of Ossus” where the Sith have invaded. Players will be able to support either side of the struggle irrespective of their current player faction. “Will you support your own faction, or secretly sabotage their efforts in order to support your former enemies?”
From now through November 1st, fans of Star Wars: The Old Republic can play the game’s first two expansions for free by entering the code “REVANSFATE” on the official site. This unlocks both the Rise of the Hutt Cartel and Shadow of Revan expansions that will allow players to try out the game from levels 1-60 for free over the next two weeks.
The Fall Roadmap for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been posted to the official site that lays out the first details about what players can expect over the next several months. A new story chapter, Jedi Under Siege, will “kick off with a bang on the ancient Jedi World” and will feature both Republic and Imperial storylines. “We will see the return of several fan-favorite characters as well as the introduction of some exciting new characters,” the blog reads.
Game Informer has a new “post-mortem” interview with former BioWare developer James Ohlen. You may remember that Ohlen left the studio last month after 22 years to take on other challenges. In the interview, Ohlen touches on a number of hot topics when it comes to any discussion of BioWare: Star Wars: The Old Republic, the influence of EA on game development at BW, and what, if anything, the recent departures of longtime employees means.
BioWare’s James Ohlen has retired from the company after 22 years. In a brief Twitter post, Ohlen wrote, “After 22 years, I have retired from BioWare. I’ve loved my time with Anthem, Star Wars, Dragon Age and Dungeons & Dragons. But I need to take a break from the industry and work on something a little smaller and more personal.”
The Star Wars: The Old Republic site has been updated with a lengthy post to reveal the summer roadmap for the game. Players will see a number of changes in PvP as well as the addition of quality of life improvements. Lastly, and in celebration of the release of “Solo: A Star Wars Story”, players will see the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event return and a number of Cartel Market items added, including a sale of Scoundrel-specific items.