SWTOR

New SWTOR Event: The Pirate Incursion

With SWTOR Game Update 5.10.3, Bioware will introduce a new event named The Pirate Incursion. Check it out: New In-Game Event – The Pirate Incursion The remote planet Dantooine has been thrust into the center of escalating hostilities between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. Spurred on in secret by covert Imperial forces, the Nova Blade pirates have staged an all-out attack on the pastoral Republic world. As the Republic scrambles to defend this key territory at the edge of Imperial space, the Empire plans to capitalize on the chaos and deal a major blow to the longtime Republic bastion. Event Availability and Requirements The Pirate Incursion in-game event will initially be available for two weeks after 5.10.3 launches, and then it will join the other recurring events on rotation. Characters level 20 and above can travel to Dantooine and take part in the event. The Pirate Incursion During…

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SWTOR: Celebrate May the 4th!

To Celebrate May the 4th, BioWare is giving away a pet droid: In honor of the upcoming Star Wars™ Day on May 4th and to show our appreciation for all of our players in a galaxy far, far away, we’re celebrating by giving players the M4-Y8 Astromech Droid Mini-pet! This sleek Astromech model is the perfect ally to accompany you across the galaxy. Additionally, throughout the week there will be special sales for the Cartel Maret. Log-in Bonus Log in by May 6th to receive your very own M4-Y8 Astromech Droid! Your new Astromech Droid will be waiting in your in-game mailbox by May 10th, 2019. Cartel Market Sales During the period of April 29th to May 6th, there will be special sales happening on the Cartel Market! 50% off all collection unlocks50% off all Appearance Options and Appearance Designer changes40% off all available Stronghold Decorations35% off all available Mounts…

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SWTOR Web Content Roadmap

SWTOR Community Coordinator, Daniel Steed, has just informed the comunnity that Bioware has a schedule for content of new expansion material. Below are the news: Web Content Roadmap | 04.29.2019, 09:52 AM Hello everyone! In one of my earlier posts I mentioned an idea that I had about a web content roadmap. Initially I had the idea to break it down month by month, but as I started to build it, I realized that really wasn’t viable. Instead, I have come it with a living format that will serve as a stickied forum post here. Below I will list every idea that I have for articles between now and the release of ‘Onslaught’. I’ll have these broken down by topic and once I start the process of writing them, I will bump them up to the “Work in Progress” section. Then once they get published, I’ll come back to this post and…

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A new expansion, Onslaught, is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic

BioWare Austin held a Community Cantina at Star Wars celebration, were they announced a brand new SWTOR expansion titled Onslaught. Coming September 2019 and free to all subscribers. Star Wars: The Old Republic: Onslaught puts you at the center of the reignited war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. Will you remain loyal to your faction or work to undermine and sabotage their war efforts? The choice is yours. Explore two new planets, a new Flashpoint on the war-torn world of Corellia, a new Operation set in the lush jungles of Dxun and more! Reap the spoils of war with reworked itemization, an increased level cap, and new abilities. Star Wars: The Old Republic: Onslaught is coming September 2019, free to all subscribers! The War Reignites! War between the Galactic Republic and Sith Empire blazes across the galaxy. Crucial resources dwindle as piracy and crime escalate dramatically. Amid this…

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Game Update 5.10.2 “Heralds of Victory” is Live!

Here is the latest and the last on todays game update: Game Update 5.10.2 “Heralds of Victory” is now live! In this update, Guilds have gotten a new tool allowing for further customization to help form their own identity, as well as adding little extra pizzazz to their overall presence – Guild Heraldry. In addition, we’ve also overhauled and added new features to the Preview Window for everyone. Guild Heraldry With the new Guild Heraldry feature, Guilds can create their own Heraldry and display it proudly! Between the combination of Symbols, Backgrounds, and a variety of colors, Guilds will be able to create something truly unique. There are Symbols ranging from Starships, Blasters, and even Aerebesh to more unique things like a frothy Cantina mug! The Backgrounds range from simple to detailed designs, making it possible to find the perfect combination! Tying these two pieces together is the utilization of…

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.10.2: Heralds of Victory Patch notes

Here are the SWTOR Patch Notes for game update 5.10.2 that was deployed today: Highlights Guild Heraldry – Guild features continue to expand with the addition of Guild Heraldry! Each guild can create their own unique emblem to represent them throughout the game. Join your most trusted allies and make your mark on the galaxy!Preview Window Refactor – The in-game Preview Window has been dramatically improved – weapon, armor, and mount previews are all better than ever before. Plus, now you can also check out emotes, moods, and rest-and-recharge abilities!The Double XP Event Returns! – Gain double Experience, Command Experience, and more from April 16th through April 23rd. General Guild Experience earned from Conquests has been increased by 50% (3 GXP per Conquest point, up from 2).The pop-up text when auto-completing the story to reach Ossus has been updated to be more clear on how it impacts the player.Players who used the story…

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SWTOR: Introduction to Guild Heraldry

Here is the latest blog post from BioWare Austine, explaining the new Guild Heraldry system coming with todays game update. Check it out:With Game Update 5.10.2 “Heralds of Victory” we are introducing a tool for Guilds to rally behind, Guild Heraldry, and a major re-work of the Preview Window. If you missed it, be sure to check out our detailed look into the Preview Window we posted in March. Today, we’re going to take a closer look at the Guild Heraldry system. Guild Heraldry helps Guilds by adding a route of customization to further form their own identity. Guilds can choose from a selection of Symbols and Backgrounds, along with the full hex code color spectrum, to create a personalized banner to rally behind. These Heraldries are then available to be seen both within a Guild and outside of it. Now let’s break down the individual pieces, so you know exactly what…

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SWTOR – April 2019 In-Game Events

Here are the in-game events for april 2019 in Star Wars: The old republic: JUMP INTO YOUR FAVORITE IN-GAME EVENTS ALL THROUGH APRIL Relics of the Gree Event: April 2 – 9Double Rewards Event: April 16 – 23Bounty Contract Week: April 16 – 23 Check back for more details on future in-game events. RELICS OF THE GREE EVENTAPRIL 2 – APRIL 9, 2019 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10AM PDT/6PM GMT) LEVEL: Levels 50+ Explore Ilum’s contested area in the Western Ice Shelf to uncover the mysterious purpose of the Gray Secant, an enormous ancient Gree starship. Get ready to face a powerful opponent that awaits you at the center of this ancient vessel. Visit the in-game News Terminal located on Carrick Station in the Republic fleet or Vaiken Spacedock in the Imperial fleet to get started on your adventure!FEATURED REWARDS: Reputation with the Gree EnclaveGree Digitization CubeWhite, Red, and Blue Scalene ArmorGray Helix WeaponsL1-L…

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SWTOR: Technical features coming in 5.10.2

Here are some of the ” under the hodd” canges Bioware is planing to add with game Patch 5.10.2. Under the Hood with SWTOR Today we want to pull back the curtain about the development process a bit, in order to talk about two feature updates that our engineers have been feverishly working on – better dynamic placeable objects and a more robust Preview Window. Both will be included with Game Update 5.10.2 ‘Heralds of Victory’. To really explain the breadth of this update, we’re going to try something a little different from what we normally do and go deeper into the tech-side of our explanations. With that, let’s dive in! Dynamic Placeable Objects (DYNs) First off, let’s talk about what DYNs are. DYNs are objects that designers place in the world that can change or be changed, based on how they’re set up. Nearly everything you interact with in-game is based…

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.10.2 ‘Heralds of Victory’ Is Coming!

Yesterday the devs over at Bioware Austine announced that Patch 5.10.2, named Heralds of Victory will be landing in April and feature guild heraldry and preview window changes. When Game Update 5.10 ‘Jedi Under Siege’ launched, guilds received a boost in the form of new guild leveling and PvP challenge systems, as well as new management tools. Seeing guilds flourish from this, with Game Update 5.10.2 ‘Heralds of Victory’, we are planning to add even more for guilds! This new feature is called Guild Heraldry and it will be another tool for guilds to rally behind! Each guild can create their own emblem to represent them throughout the game. Between the combination of icons, background details, and variety of colors, guilds will be able to create something truly unique. A guild’s emblem will be displayed in the general guild window, on the conquest planetary leaderboards, and many other places! On…

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