Announcing The Old Republic Weekend Pass

Are you ready to invite a friend to play SWTOR? I know a lot of people who want to check it out but we only got three friend trials and at least one of those was reserved for my mom (yes, my mother) so imagine how happy I was to hear about the upcoming weekend pass? Now all my friends who are not already playing can try it for the weekend and get hooked just like the rest of us. :p

Here’s the official news announcement:
Today we are excited to announce the Star Wars™: The OldRepublic™ Weekend Pass Free* Trial. Now for a limited time, you will be able tolive out your very own Star Wars™ saga with thousands of other players forfree! With the StarWars: The Old Republic Weekend Pass Free Trial, individuals whodon’t already have a previously-active Star Wars: The Old Republic account will be allowed tosee a portion of what the game has to offer, free of charge, with no paymentmethod required, for up to four days!
Individuals who take part in the Weekend Pass will be able toexperience the opening adventures of each of the eight character classes inthe game, exploring both their Origin World and their faction’s Capital World.Additionally, Weekend Pass players will have the chance to face off againstother players in PvPWarzones, or join up with friends and play through a couple of earlyfaction-specific Flashpointsin the game, TheEsseles and The Black Talon
The Weekend Pass Free Trial opens Thursday, March 15th, 12:01AM CT/ 5:01AM GMT and ends on Monday, March 19th at 2:00AM CT / 7:00AM GMT. To learnmore, visit 
www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com/weekendpassand come back on March 15th to create your account, download the game, andbegin your free trial! Have questions? Visit the Weekend Pass FAQ.
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*TRIALVALID ONLY FROM MARCH 15, 2012 12:01AM CDT/ 5:01AM GMT / 4:01PM EDT (AUSTRALIA)THROUGH MARCH 19, 2012 AT 2:00AM CDT/ 7:00AM GMT / 6:00 PM EDT (AUSTRALIA).ONLY VALID FOR NEW STAR WARS™:THE OLD REPUBLIC™ (“PRODUCT”) ACCOUNTS NOT ENROLLED IN A PROMOTIONAL TRIAL FORPRODUCT. UNUSED TRIAL TIME IS FORFEITED UPON REDEMPTION OF PRODUCT REGISTRATIONCODE, PURCHASE OF PRODUCT SUBSCRIPTION, OR REDEMPTION OF A GAME TIME CARD CODE.VALID ONLY IN TERRITORIES WHERE STAR WARS™:THE OLD REPUBLIC™ IS DISTRIBUTED. OFFER MAY NOT BE SUBSTITUTED, EXCHANGED, SOLDOR REDEEMED FOR CASH OR OTHER GOODS OR SERVICES. CANNOT BE COMBINED WITH ANYOTHER OFFER, GIFT CARD, REBATE OR OTHER DISCOUNT. LIMIT ONE OFFER PER ACCOUNTHOLDER.
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Lisa Mason

Lisa has been an avid gamer since she was old enough to hold her first controller and a game writer for more than a decade. A child of the Nintendo generation, she believes they just don’t make games like they used to but sometimes, they make them even better! While consoles will always be her first love, Lisa spends most of her gaming time on the PC these days- on MMOs and first-person shooters in particular.