Star Wars: The Old Republic

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

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

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 21, 2013 3:30pm PDT

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.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic changing login procedure

By John Keefer, Mar 06, 2013 5:00pm PST

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 inste...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic teases 1.7 update

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2013 9:30am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic is preparing to release its 1.7 update, consisting of two major additions: the "Relics of Gree" in-game event running through February 26, and the new "Galactic Reputation" system.

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

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 08, 2013 11:00am PST

Regular host Garnett Lee is away at DICE, but the two Jeffs, Andrew Yoon, and Alex Albrecht come together for this week's episode of Weekend Confirmed. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time, Dead Space 3, Google Fiber, and MMO's are just some of this week's topics.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Hutt Cartel' pre-orders detailed

By Steve Watts, Jan 23, 2013 2:15pm PST

BioWare unveiled a first look trailer at the upcoming "Rise of the Hutt Cartel" expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, and announced pre-order bonuses.

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Same sex romance still planned for Star Wars: The Old Republic

By John Keefer, Jan 03, 2013 6:30am PST

BioWare's latest State of the Game blog for Star Wars: The Old Republic has revealed plans for more end-game content for level 50 players, as well as an ongoing effort by the developer to add same gender romance between players and NPCs.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic getting 'Hutt Cartel' expansion

By Steve Watts, Dec 18, 2012 7:30am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic is getting its first full expansion next year, titled "Rise of the Hutt Cartel." It will be out in spring, and cost $19.99 regularly or $9.99 for subscribers.

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BioWare responds to Star Wars: The Old Republic F2P complaints

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 05, 2012 6:45am PST

When a subscription-based MMORPG turns free-to-play, as they almost inevitably do, it's very important to strike a balance between what's free and what players must pay for. Star Wars: The Old Republic kind of cocked that up. Responding to complaints, BioWare is still trying...

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Star Wars: The Old Republic writer says free-to-play transition allows more stories

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2012 5:00pm PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic lead writer Hall Hood talks about plans for the story now that the game has gone free-to-play.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic going free-to-play on November 15

By John Keefer, Nov 08, 2012 9:05am PST

In a move Electronic Arts has been prepping for months, Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play on November 15 in a effort to renew interest in the MMO that has seen its subscriber base dip below 1 million.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic free-to-play multiplayer limited to 3 PvP missions a week

By Steve Watts, Oct 17, 2012 11:45am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has outlined which features will be free and what you'll have to pay for when it switches to a free-to-play model later this fall.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.4 now live

By Steve Watts, Sep 26, 2012 9:30am PDT

Star Wars: The Old Republic has updated to version 1.4, offering a new Operation, an improved Group Finder tool, and some cosmetic features.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic moves players onto bigger servers

By John Keefer, Sep 19, 2012 9:30am PDT

BioWare had been testing higher capacity servers= with the thought of consolidation, but they finally made it live over the weekend, moving players from low population realms to ones that will hold much larger numbers.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic testing high-capacity servers

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 3:45pm PDT

BioWare has started testing higher-capacity servers, as a first step toward closing some of the origin servers and moving players to ones with higher loads.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic 'major update' due every six weeks

By Steve Watts, Sep 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT

BioWare has promised a "major update" roughly every six weeks to keep players interested in the game, including new Warzones, Operations, Flashpoints, and events.

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