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The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Now Available To Everyone

The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Now Available To Everyone

By Zach Walton February 4, 2014

Last month, BioWare introduced space combat to Star Wars: The Old Republic as part of the Galactic Starfighter expansion. At launch, the expansion could only be enjoyed by subscribers as free-to-play players had to wait. It turns out the wait …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets Its First Expansion Next Year

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Despite all the TORtanic jokes, the move to a hybrid free-to-play model was the right move for Star Wars: The Old Republic. The game keeps all of its loyal subscribers and is able to attract new players at the same …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer Star Wars: The Old Republic Update Spreads Life Day Cheer

Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA’s newest MMO, set records by going from subscription to free-to-play in under one year. Now that the game is free-to-play, BioWare is tasked with adding plenty of extras that can be bought with the …

Star Wars: The Old Republic is Now a Free-to-Play MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic is Now a Free-to-Play MMO

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Star Wars: The Old Republic, EA and Bioware’s MMO set in a galaxy far, far away, has officially gone free-to-play. Subscriptions to the game are still available, and provide many of the benefits free players will have to pay for …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Gives Up, Goes Free-To-Play This Fall Star Wars: The Old Republic Gives Up, Goes Free-To-Play This Fall

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It was so cute to watch BioWare and EA try to stave off suggestions that Star Wars: The Old Republic would be going free to play for so long. They didn’t want to admit that they had made a World …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Kind Of Going Free-To-Play Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Kind Of Going Free-To-Play

The Old Republic has not been the success story that EA and BioWare had hoped it would be. Sure, the game still has quite a few players, but it’s nowhere near the levels that titans like WoW enjoy. One method …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.3 Brings Group Finder Tomorrow Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.3 Brings Group Finder Tomorrow

The next major update for the Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) is coming to servers tomorrow morning, June 26. Patch 1.3 brings a feature the SWTOR community has been clamoring for since the game debuted: a group finder tool. …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs Star Wars: The Old Republic Developer Announces Layoffs

Layoffs, redundancies, or restructuring. Call it what you will, the studio responsible for Electronic Arts’ (EA) flagship MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, has announced it has fired some of its staff. The announcement came on the official forums for …

Star Wars: The Old Republic Down 400,000 Subscribers Star Wars: The Old Republic Down 400,000 Subscribers

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Electronic Arts’ (EA) fourth quarter fiscal year results were released yesterday, and they contained some disappointing news for EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. The massively multiplayer online (MMO) game now has 1.3 million subscribers, a significant drop. During EA’s …

Grandma Takes a Lightsaber to Dubstep [VIDEO]

With the EA’s Star Wars: The Old Republic MMO on hold today due to a patch-related mix-up, you may be hard-up for your Star Wars fix. You’ll be happy, then, to see this video portraying one older woman’s lightsaber skills: …

Players React to Star Wars: The Old Republic Patch 1.2

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s patch 1.2 (satirically dubbed “the Jesus” patch by some fans) was finally released this morning, and now fans and detractors alike are weighing in on whether the huge changes it brings will help the game …