Star Wars: The Old Republic

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

The Old Republic 1.2 'Legacy' update arrives in April

By Jeff Mattas, Mar 05, 2012 11:45am PST

A new 1.2 update for Star Wars: The Old Republic called 'Legacy' is expected to hit next month, featuring new high-level group content and a number of updates.

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The Old Republic has 1.7 million active subscribers

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 01, 2012 3:30pm PST

EA must be relieved to announce that The Old Republic has sold through more than 2 million units, and has retained 1.7 million active subscribers.

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BioWare says subscription MMO audience 'limited'

By Steve Watts, Jan 25, 2012 11:45am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic game director James Ohlen talks about how the team responded to the general trend of MMOs switching to F2P during the game's development, and how he thinks the game can coexist alongside World of Warcraft and Rift.

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Report: SWTOR development pegged at $200 million and counting

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 20, 2012 6:00pm PST

Word has surfaced that Star Wars: The Old Republic cost about $200 million to develop for launch, and that 'tens of millions' will be spent each year developing updates.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic receives accessibility award

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2012 3:30pm PST

The AbleGamers Foundation has given Star Wars: The Old Republic its annual Accessible Mainstream Game of the Year, praising its options for disabled gamers.

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Report: The Old Republic 'unsubscribe' option missing for some

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2012 4:45pm PST

Some users are reportedly having trouble accessing the "Cancel Subscription" option for Star Wars: The Old Republic. BioWare is looking into the problem, and suggests canceling by phone if you're having trouble online.

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BioWare patches SWTOR 1.1 exploit, warns users

By Steve Watts, Jan 19, 2012 11:30am PST

BioWare has issued a patch to fix the Valor exploit from The Old Republic's 1.1 update, and warned users that it will be "taking action" against those who exploited it.

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SWTOR 1.1 update adds severe Valor exploit; BioWare investigating

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 18, 2012 2:00pm PST

The Star Wars: The Old Republic community is up in arms about recent camping and Valor-farming exploits caused by the recent 1.1 'Rise of the Rakghouls' update.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise of the Rakghouls update arrives

By Garnett Lee, Jan 18, 2012 10:15am PST

SWTOR's first update, Rise of the Rakghouls, arrives and the game's director promises more soon as well as changes to the game world that affect everyone.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.1 delayed

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 17, 2012 8:00am PST

The first big content update for Star Wars: The Old Republic, titled Rise of the Rakghouls, has been delayed while BioWare stamps out some space-problems discovered by players on the public test server.

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BioWare talks future Old Republic update plans

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2012 9:00am PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic game director James Ohlen talks about the team's various update plans stretching through 2013.

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BioWare explains SWTOR's missing high-res textures

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 13, 2012 7:00pm PST

Star Wars: The Old Republic players have been wondering why high-resolution textures disappeared from all but the cinematic dialogue sequences after it officially launched. BioWare responds.

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First SWTOR update hits Tuesday, includes more high level content

By Garnett Lee, Jan 12, 2012 9:45am PST

Bioware announced the first substantial content update for Star Wars: the Old Republic, and it's coming in hot. "Rise of the Rakghouls," as it's...

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BioWare working on Old Republic framerate issues

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2012 4:15pm PST

A BioWare rep has stated on its forums that the teams are working on a patch to fix the low framerate bug, and suggests some simple steps that can be taken to mitigate the problem in the meantime.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic patch 1.1 enters public testing

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 09, 2012 6:15am PST

Patch 1.1 for Star Wars: The Old Republic has launched on the public test server, so while eager beavers can rush in to try it now, the rest of us can be satisfied with the patch notes for now.

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