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SWTOR Game Update 5.9.3 moved till next week.

The SWTOR Developers over at BioWare Austin has chosen to delay game update 5.9.3 until October 2, due to game bugs. Hey folks, The team has made the decision to delay the launch of Game Update 5.9.3 to next Tuesday, October 2nd. We have a handful of known issues that we are tracking for the Update which we want to address before it goes live. Unfortunately, we were unable to get them fixed in time for our planned release date tomorrow. Some of the issues we are seeing include: An issue with our Conquest scheduling which will stop it from proceeding as intended. The interface for holocalls not displaying properly. The preview window not activating properly for a variety of item types. In each one of these instances there is a workaround which would not actually block gameplay. Still, if we can avoid those issues being live we would like…

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SWTOR: Patch Notes for Game Update 5.9

Here are the patch notes for SWTOR game update 5.9. Highlights Flashpoint: The Nathema Conspiracy – The traitor saga reaches its dramatic conclusion on the planet Nathema as you face a deadly enemy determined to obliterate your entire Alliance. There will also be a Double Rewards Event running from during this time! Returning Companion: Felix Iresso – Consulars will learn the tragic circumstances that have kept their longtime ally from fighting at their side as he always had before. Returning Companions: Akaavi Spar & Mako – Bounty Hunter ally Mako and Smuggler crew member Akaavi have joined forces to become a dangerous duo of bounty hunters in their own right! General The following changes are being made to Conquest Objectives: Increasing point gains for Repeatable and Daily Repeatable Objectives. Low Repeatable increased by about 41.2%, now 120, up from 85 Medium Repeatable increased by about 38.5%, now 180, up from…

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.6 Patch Notes

Patch notes are now available for tomorrows game update Game Update 5.6 Highlights New Flashpoint: The traitor Theron Shan has found asylum on the Chiss world of Copero. Lead a covert strike to uncover his deadly plans – before it’s too late! New Operation Boss Fight: Nahut, The Son of Shadow – Be wary, Nahut is a master of stealth combat and a superweapon capable of galactic destruction. New Galactic Starfighter Map – Wage war in a 12v12 deathmatch in orbit above the planet Iokath. The Activities Window – The Group Finder interface has seen a huge overhaul! This includes repeatable rewards, bonuses for roles in need, along with unifying the group, Warzone, Galactic Star Fighter, and solo content into a single window. The Master’s Datacron – Available for 2,000 Cartel Coins on the Cartel Market. This item will allow you to take any existing character and make them a level 70 character! The…

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.5a

Here are the patch notes for game update 5.5a: Game Update 5.5a General Corrected various typos in the United Forces Achievements. The Command Experience (CXP) rewarded for the following planetary [Weekly] Missions have been greatly increased: Iokath now rewards 10,000 CXP Oricon now rewards 6,750 CXP Makeb now rewards 8,000 CXP Yavin 4 now rewards 9,000 CXP Black Hole now rewards 6,750 CXP Section X now rewards 6,750 CXP CZ-198 now rewards 5,625 CXP Ziost now rewards 5,625 CXP The Conquest reset now happens six hours later than it did previously, the new reset time is 6PM (1800) UTC.   Join the forum discussion on this post

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SWTOR Utility Changes coming in GU 5.6

Biowares own Eric Musco  has posted a list of the class utility changes coming with SWTOR Game Update 5.6. Hey folks, As we alluded to in the roadmap, we are planning a host of utility changes in Game Update 5.6 coming on 11/28. Instead of splitting them up by Class we decided to just deliver all of them to you at once. Below you will find every utility change that is currently planned: Imperial ———————————————————————————————————————— Sniper The heal given to Ballistic Shield by Defensive Safeguards has been reduced from 3% to 1% of maximum health per second while under Ballistic Shield DevNotes: The Sniper’s defensive cooldowns were too strong, so we reduced the effectiveness of Defensive Safeguards. — Virulence Lethal Purpose now restores 1 energy each time a poison effect deals damage, instead of 2 energy each time a poison effect deals critical damage DevNotes: We changed Lethal Purpose to…

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SWTOR: Patch Notes 5.5

Here are the patch notes for Game Update 5.5 Highlights Double Rewards is back! Receive double experience, Command experience, and more from October 10th – October 17th. Cartel Market The Cartel Market has had its User Interface improved. In addition to a new look, there is also expanded functionality including filters and search. General In preparation for United Forces, the server select interface has been updated to only show five servers at a time. If a player needs to access a server which is not displayed, the scroll wheel will move through the list. Servers are displayed by last used, number of characters, and server name. In preparation for United Forces, the maximum Stronghold cap has been increased to 10. The Stronghold completion bonus for Conquests is now totaled from all active Strongholds. The bonus cap remains 150%. A change has been made to the introduction cinematics for all Strongholds to…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.4 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for Star Wars The Old Republic Game Update 5.4 named “Crisis on Umbara”. The gameupdate is launching tomorrow August 22nd. Check it out below: Highlights New Flashpoint “Crisis on Umbara” – Prepare to lead the ultimate covert assault: battle your way across a moving train, brave the wilds of a dark new world, and more in a high-stakes new Flashpoint! When a deadly traitor is tracked to the shadow-world of Umbara, you’ll need to lead a strike team to confront the betrayer before the galaxy is thrown back into war. Available in [Solo] Story, Repeatable Story, Veteran, and Master Modes. New Stronghold “Umbara Mobile Base” – Once you’ve uncovered the traitor, expand your command with a new Stronghold, the Umbara Mobile Base! For the first time, personalize your very own moving train and enjoy the sights as the shadow world’s eerie landscape passes by. Ranked Season…

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SWTOR : 5.3 Patch Notes

Here are the SWTOR Patch Notes for Game Update 5.3. Highlights Manaan Stronghold: Kick back and relax in your own personal Manaan Retreat, complete with expansive ocean views, underwater chambers, and sleek styling that can be furnished and decorated to suit your personal style! Operation Boss Battle: Aivela and Esne: Gather your most elite friends and allies to face these twin superweapons in the second encounter of the Gods from the Machine Operation! Customizable Companions – Lana Beniko and Koth Vortena: Your trusty allies can now take full advantage of the galaxy’s many fashionable items! General Visual improvements have been made to loot indicators on fallen enemies. The cooldown of Rocket Boots will now be triggered if it is selected when using the Random Mount ability. Improved Speeder Piloting 4 and 5 now works for all mounts. When creating a Cathar, the fur color 3 option will now be consistent regardless of what…

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SWTOR: 5.1.2 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for game update 5.1.2: Game Update 5.1.2 General An item to turn off event experience gains can now be purchased off the vendor located next to the Skill Mentor in the combat training district of the Republic and Imperial fleets. This buff lasts for a duration of 8 hours and can be removed by right clicking the buff icon. Classes that use Lightsabers or Dualsabers are now able to use the Missile Blast ability when morphed during the Trench Runner Uprising. Players who are below level 70 can no longer use a Command Experience Boost when bolstered to Level 70. Galactic Starfighter Requisition is now rewarding at a 250% rate. The size of the purple background behind the player indicator on the map has been reduced in size. Additionally, other players are no longer hidden behind the background. The Achievement for completing Knights of the…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.1.1 Patch Notes

BioWare just released the patch notes for game update 5.1.1 Check them out below: Highlights Bonus Experience Event! Level through your Command Ranks faster than ever before with a 250% increase to all Command Experience gains, as well as leveling Experience and Starfighter Requisition, until Game Update 5.2! New Consumable: Superior Command Boost! A new Command Experience Boost can be purchased on the Command Token Vendor for 200 Command Tokens. These Boosts last 2 hours, are Bind on Legacy, and increase Command Point gain up to Tier 3 by 100%. A 3-hour version of the Boost can be found on the Cartel Market. General Command Experience is now additive instead of multiplicative. The Command Point Weekly Cap has been significantly increased. Command Experience Packs are now Bind on Legacy and can be shared between characters in a Legacy. Group members are now easier to locate on maps. Cartel Market Command…

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