We’ve been waiting and anticipating. We are looking forward to 1.2. This is supposed to be the largest game update in SWTOR. In fact, many are considering it one of the largest free game updates in the history of MMOs. It’s large enough to be a game expansion and many are saying that it is what SWTOR was actually supposed to release at.
Rumor has it that Electronic Arts pushed BioWare to release SWTOR by a certain date and they were not quite ready with all the content. The result was still a good game but not a complete game. Certain key elements were missing – like the Legacy System which is an integral part of the game. So now that 1.2 is on the way, fans are excited.
We were first told about incoming features of 1.2 at Guild Summit which was early March. We were told the game update would come later that month but then we were told it would be April before we saw 1.2. Well, now April is here and we’re waiting to find out when it’s coming.
Stephen Reid gave us all a hint ysterday that an update is coming soon. and later the othe official news hit.
We will be bringing down servers for eight hours on April 12th, 2012 from 12:01AM CDT (April 11th, 10:01PM PDT/1:01AM EDT/6:01AM BST/7:01AM CEST/3:01PM AEST) until 8AM CDT (6AM PDT/9AM EDT/2PM BST/3PM CEST/11PM AEST) in order to deploy Game Update 1.2 – Legacy. All game servers will be offline during this period. SWTOR.com will be available. This maintenance is expected to take no more than eight hours, but could be extended.
Please note the timing on this maintenance period, which is beginning earlier than usual.
Game Update 1.2 – Legacy introduces new content and features for all Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ players. Earn new rewards and build your family tree with the expanded Legacy System, explore Lost Island, a new Flashpoint, challenge the new Operation: Explosive Conflict, and face off against your foes (or your allies) in Novare Coast, a new Warzone. You can also experience new daily missions on Corellia, customize your User Interface, create a new Guild Bank for your guild, and more! Learn more about Game Update 1.2 here!
After this maintenance is over, restart the game launcher to patch to Game Update 1.2. This patch will be up to approximately 1Gb in size, depending on when you last updated the game.
Date: Thursday, April 12th, 2012 (See PDT timing below)
Time: 12:01AM CDT (April 11th, 10:01PM PDT/1:01AM EDT/6:01AM BST/7:01AM CEST/3:01PM AEST) until 8AM CDT (6AM PDT/9AM EDT/2PM BST/3PM CEST/11PM AEST)
All game servers will be offline during this period. SWTOR.com will be available. This maintenance is expected to take no more than eight hours.
Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™.