Patch 1.3

Is 1.3 Worth Returning to SWTOR For?

Some players have given up on SWTOR. Now will 1.3 be enough to relight their fires and bring them back to the game? Bioware certainly hopes so but what are the players saying? Well, the overall atmosphere is pretty positive. With server transfers solving the problem of no one to play with and all the other additions and updates, SWTOR is a new game. Some say it is finally the game it should have been at launch. Maybe BioWare was too rushed to launch it fully complete but whatever the reason, players are now saying they’re happy with the outcome of the game. Ranked warzones, new gear, looking for group finders and more mean the game is now more accessible than ever before. When you add to this that there will be more updates, more new content and free play up to 15 levels, you can see why the interest…

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1.3.0b Patch Notes – 6/29/2012

Servers are back up, and the Augment bug is fixed. this is the second unscheduled maintenance downtime we have had since the release of patch 1.3. Patch notes below:   1.3.0b Patch Notes 6/29/2012 Items Augment slots in items crafted before 1.3 that have not been manually upgraded by players are now the appropriate tier based on the level of the item (if no augments are installed) or the level of the augment that is currently installed in the augment slot.

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Patch Notes 1.3.0a – 6/28/2012

  Severs will be down June 28th, 2012.. No wait delay that… no wait, servers will be down we Apologies for the confusion. I donw and up the went. Servers ARE back up now though and a small patch has been applied. 1.3.0a Patch Notes 6/28/2012 Group Finder Leaving a Group Finder group where all other members have disconnected will no longer cause players to be temporarily locked out of Group Finder. Flashpoints and Operations will no longer occasionally reset and eject players who have recently used Group Finder for a replacement member. PvP Ballistic and Knockback effects no longer occasionally de-sync the character’s location, which could cause characters to not interact properly with the world (such as being able to be hit by melee attacks when the character appeared to be out of range). Personally I have experienced both of these. Glad to see that it wasn’t just lag in…

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Game Update 1.3: Allies Patch Notes

  All servers are up and ready for Game Update 1.3: Allies. This update brings many many new features to SWTOR including the much debate Group Finder tool and Legacy Perks! This Game Update will also include an update to the Alderaan Warzone, Adaptive Gear, and more.   Highlights Group Finder is now available! Players can use this feature to find groups for Flashpoints and Operations! New Legacy perks are now available! Perks offer bonuses for your character and can be purchased with credits after reaching specific Legacy levels. The Alderaan Civil War Warzone can now be played by two teams of the same faction. Players can now add augment slots to items at modification tables by using an augmentation kit and paying a credit cost. Pre-Season One Team Ranked Warzones are now available! Teams of 8 level 50 players can now compete with other Warzone teams to earn Ranked Warzone…

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Character transfers coming June 12

  Exiting news today, as BioWare updates us on the upcoming server transfers and details on how the transfers will work and when to expect to see them. If you can hold your breath, the Character transfers will be june 12. yes that’s right, in 6 days! Transfers have it’s limitations though, but Joveth Gonzalez and Allison Berryman have posted some clarifications on the official forums regarding how transfers will work. You can read it all later on in this post, but first check out TORWARS interview with James Ohlen on Impending Character Transfers:   Official blog post: Character Transfer, Server Populations and You In a previous Community Q&A we talked about character transfers, and announced that they were coming in early summer. Character transfers are a complex process, but we’re almost ready to go. Starting next week on June 12th, 2012, we’re allowing character transfers to occur between selected servers in order to…

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Coming Soon to STAR WARS: The Old Republic

Yesterday we updated you on what to expect with Patch 1.3 which will be titled ” Allies”. Today, same day as BioWare goes public with there layoffs, BioWare  get a small video with a patch Overview. See what the future holds for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, as Game Director James Ohlen highlights some of the new game systems coming in Game Update 1.3, as well as some of the playable content that will be released in the coming months. In this ‘Coming Up’ video, you will learn about the new Group Finder and Character Transfer systems, as well as new Legacy Perks and other features that are coming in the next Game Update, Allies. Side note. I feel bad for him having to read off those scripts. They need to give their developers time to read over scripts before putting them in front of a camera. It makes them sound like William Shatner: “And…the new…features…

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