Star Wars: The Old Republic

PC / RPG / Release: Dec 20, 2011 / ESRB: RP

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Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer reveals player housing

Star Wars: The Old Republic trailer reveals player housing

If you're a bounty hunter or a Sith Lord, you'll often be on the run, bouncing from one target to the next. But maybe you're just a Jedi Knight that's looking to settle down with a nice little dwelling in the middle of lovely Coruscant. It looks like Star Wars: The Old Republic will give you a chance to live out that dream, with a new trailer teasing the addition of player housing.

Watch: Welcome home, Master Jedi »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Galactic Starfighter' expansion now available for all players

Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Galactic Starfighter' expansion now available for all players

Star Wars: The Old Republic has gotten new life since going free-to-play. Another F2P element has become available now, as BioWare has lifted the subscribers-only requirement to access the Galactic Starfighter missions. The expansion lets you personalize your own starfighter and take part in space battles.

Read more: Team Deathmatch, Bomber starfighters join the fray »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic roadmap points to new storyline on April 8

Star Wars: The Old Republic roadmap points to new storyline on April 8

Just ahead of Star Wars: The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter free-to-play launch on Tuesday, BioWare is outlining its developer roadmap for the upcoming year. Among the most noteworthy items on the Star Wars MMO's docket is a whole new storyline, set to kick off on April 8.

Read more: 'Biggest update' coming in June »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter expansion now open to subscribers

Star Wars: The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter expansion now open to subscribers

If you're an active Star Wars: The Old Republic subscriber, it's time to saddle up and jump in your starfighter. As promised, subscribers can now access the new Galactic Starfighter free expansion, which brings 12v12 PvP free-flying space battles to the ongoing Star Wars MMO.

Watch: The customization trailer »

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Galactic Starfighter bringing PvP space battles to Star Wars: The Old Republic

Galactic Starfighter bringing PvP space battles to Star Wars: The Old Republic

When you think of Star Wars, it's easy to think of climactic battles between Jedi and Sith. But it's easy to forget that starship battles are just as big a hallmark of the series as lightsaber duels. BioWare is ready to focus on PvP space battles with the next Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion, Galactic Starfighter, which is set for a February 4 release.

Watch: The debut trailer »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic's 2.4 update confronts the Dread Masters

Star Wars: The Old Republic's 2.4 update confronts the Dread Masters

The all-powerful Sith Lords, the Dread Masters, have left the galaxy trembling throughout the life of Star Wars: The Old Republic. However, the upcoming 2.4 update is teasing a conclusion to their story arc, as Jedi and Sith take up arms for The Dread War on October 1.

Read more: Free expansion for subscribing »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic getting Ewok companion in next update

Star Wars: The Old Republic getting Ewok companion in next update

A furry little Ewok from the moon of Endor will be surfacing in the upcoming 2.3 update for Star Wars: the Old Republic as a playable companion. The hitch? You only need 1 million credits to unlock them.

Read more: Open to Republic and Empire characters »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic monthly revenue doubled since F2P

Star Wars: The Old Republic monthly revenue doubled since F2P

Going free-to-play has paid off for Star Wars: The Old Republic. We knew that it had seen an influx of new players since adopting the model, but all those new players are just a drain on resources if they aren't spending money. According to EA's earnings call, they are.

Read more: 'Monthly average revenue more than doubled' »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic adding catgirls

Star Wars: The Old Republic adding catgirls

Playable catfolk are coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic with update 2.1, BioWare has proudly revealed. As well as introducing the Cathar race, who look an awful like humans wearing bad facepaint, the 'Customization' update will let players redesign their character's looks and recolour their armour.

Watch: Cathar are on the move, Cathar are loose »

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BioWare expected reaching Old Republic end-game to take 3-5 months

BioWare expected reaching Old Republic end-game to take 3-5 months

Star Wars: The Old Republic started losing subscribers fairly quickly after launch. At a Game Developers Conference talk, BioWare creative director James Ohlen explained that the studio was inexperienced in MMOs, and therefore underestimated the speed with which customers would plow through the content.

Read more: Expected endgame to take 3-5 months »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic's Hutt Cartel expansion warps in on April 14

Star Wars: The Old Republic's Hutt Cartel expansion warps in on April 14

If you want to boldly go and tease those husky Hutt, or simply spark a non-heterosexual romance, draw a big red ring around April 14 on your calendar (floating hearts optional). That's when Star Wars: The Old Republic's digital expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel will launch, EA announced today.

Read more: $20, or $10 for subscribers

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Star Wars: The Old Republic gained two million players since free-to-play transition

Star Wars: The Old Republic gained two million players since free-to-play transition

It's been nearly half a year since Star Wars: The Old Republic transitioned into a free-to-play game. So, how did it go? Pretty darn great, if you asked Jeff Hickman, executive producer on the game.

In a new blog post, Hickman owns up to the shortcomings of SWTOR's rapid decline at launch. "Last spring, there was some uncertainty surrounding Star Wars: The Old Republic as we were starting to lose subscribers and players were growing frustrated," he said. "In fairness, many of the complaints and worries were justified."

Read more: 'Our servers are teeming with people »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic changing login procedure

Star Wars: The Old Republic changing login procedure

In an effort to upgrade security, BioWare is changing the way that players will be able to login to their account for Star Wars: The Old Republic. As of April 2, instead of using your email address to access your characters, you will need to login with your screen name instead.

Read more: Change to cut down on account takeovers »

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Star Wars: The Old Republic teases 1.7 update

Star Wars: The Old Republic teases 1.7 update

Star Wars: The Old Republic is preparing to roll out its 1.7 update, giving the game a fresh in-game event and a new aspect of character progression. The "Relics of Gree" event kicks off with the update tomorrow and lasts through February 26, while the new "Galactic Reputation" system is here to stay.

Watch: Handsome rewards for saving a starship »

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Weekend Confirmed 151 - Sly Cooper, Dead Space 3, MMO's,

Weekend Confirmed 151 - Sly Cooper, Dead Space 3, MMO's,

Garnett Lee is away at DICE this week, but never fear! Jeff Cannata, Jeff Mattas, Andrew Yoon, and Alex Albrecht convene for this week's spirited episode of Weekend Confirmed. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time gets a glowing recommendation from Andrew, Mattas talks about his experience playing through Dead Space 3 twice in one week, and Alex opines about a big crop of past and present MMORPG's. Cannata also shares his very impressive, hands-on experience with Google Fiber, and an extra-strength dose of Finishing Moves puts the wrapping on this week's show.

Listen: Weekend Confirmed Episode 151 »

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