Apparently a lot of us got the wrong idea… According to Eric Musco, SWTOR Knights of the Fallen Empire will not feature a third playable faction, nor will it feature cross faction activities. Check it out:
So then BioWare….. | 06.17.2015, 01:35 PM
Originally Posted by Transcendent
… you intend to introduce a new faction with the expansion.
Will we be able to create a new character aligned to this new faction? Will we see the introduction of 4 new classes to level up and play, with a whole new set of “mirror” abilities, companions etc?
The new Faction is not playable, but a new Faction within the story.
So then BioWare….. | 06.17.2015, 03:00 PM
Originally Posted by MorgenBlue
Can you clarify if the player factions will be merged? Will pubs and imps be able to play together in warzones, ops, chat, guilds ect..?
Good question! Factions will not be able to play together in group content, as it is now.