SWTOR

SWTOR Roadmap Timing Update from Keith

SWTOR’s new game Producer Keith Kanneg took on the official forums today to provide an update on Game Update 5.2.2 coming mid June, as well as to explain why there is a delay to the promised Roadmap posts. Check it out  below: ► Update on Roadmap | 05.09.2017, 04:07 PM Hey everyone, Wanted to provide an update on my first Producer Roadmap, but getting it published is taking longer than I anticipated. Partly my own fault, as my Dad came to visit and I took a few days off over the past couple of weeks to spend time with him. This ultimately slowed my progress but I am back in full swing now and pushing to get the roadmap completed. I honestly thought I would have had the roadmap done and communicated already, but, I realistically need more time to finalize it. Translated: That means end of this month, but with full intention…

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SWTOR Producer Keith Kanneg’s update about long maintenance situation

Keith Kanneg had a rough star as new game producer for SWTOR. Yesterday he had to handle the first majoer issue since he started his job, as the BioWare team had to expand the maintenance window for  Patch 5.2.1. Maintenance: May 2nd, 2017 | 05.02.2017, 02:46 PM Hey everyone, Wow, what a day trying to get everyone back in the game! As you already know, maintenance today has not gone as planned. So, I felt it was important to jump in and discuss what’s transpired and what’s going on. First, during our initial validation steps this morning, anyone using BitRaider to update the SWTOR client quickly discovered nothing was actually downloaded. This delayed the opening by about an hour. Second, as soon as we were ready to verify everything was working properly (around 11:30am CT), we found we couldn’t connect to the game and were receiving a Login Server is unavailable message. Unfortunately,…

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Twitch Prime – AC-PT Walker promotion

  Now through May 15th, Twitch Prime members can rule the galaxy with the ‘Eternal Throne Ultimate Pack’: Get all nine chapters of the latest Star Wars™: The Old Republic™- Knights of the Eternal Throne expansion and face one of the most dangerous families in Star Wars™ to take control and rule the galaxy! Jump into the action with a free Outlander Character Tokenand become a Level 65 Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War. Command a team of hand-picked allies and decide who will live and who will die as you influence the galaxy for the light or dark side of the Force™. Intimidate your enemies inside your own AC-PT Walker Mount! Adept at gatherering of vital intelligence, the Alliance Combat Patrol Transport Walker Mount towers over enemies as you traverse hostile planets and dangerous terrains across the galaxy. If you’re not a Twitch Prime member, sign up…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.2.1 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for SWTOR Game update 5.2.1. Game Update 5.2.1 Highlights May the 4th – In honor of May the 4th, log in between May 2nd and May 8th to earn your very own M4-Y6 Astromech mini-pet. The Double XP event will also run from May 4th to May 14th! General Corrected an error in the tooltip for free-2-play players’ chat restrictions. Command Experience flytext has been changed to gold to differentiate it from Character Experience points. GSI Satellite Support Terminals are once again active on Makeb. The correct Faction tooltip will now display regardless of what area a player is in on Iokath. An Achievement has been added for completing the “Subverting the Tower Droid” Mission on Iokath. Classes +Combat The players’ temporary ability bar will no longer disappear after exiting an alternate form (Iokath Walker, etc.) if it should remain, such as if Heroic Moment…

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SWTOR: A Note from the Producer

Former SWTOR producer Ben Irving is moving to another position within Bioware, and Keith has now taken the position as new producer of Star Wars: The old Republic: Hi everyone! I know it’s a bit later than usual for a Producer’s Letter for this year, but we’ve been making some adjustments behind the scenes and finalizing our next game update – The War for Iokath (Game Update: 5.2). One of those changes is the Game Producer role with Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Ben Irving has moved on to a great new opportunity within BioWare, giving me the pleasure of leading the SWTOR team as Game Producer. Many of you may recognize me from our livestreams when Eric Musco gives me a shout out as, “my boss, Keith,” while others of you have met me at our Cantina Events, or on calls with players and our influencer programs. And, quite of…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.2 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for SWTOR game update 5.2 that was released the other day. Highlights New Iokath Storyline: When a superweapon of unimaginable power is discovered on Iokath, you must choose to align your forces with either the Republic or Empire — and deal with the inevitable consequences. Once you complete the storyline you will gain access to host of repeatable Missions in a brand-new daily area. Returning Companions: Prepare to fight alongside Former Sith Warrior Companion Malavai Quinn or former Republic Trooper Companion Elara Dorne! Gods From the Machine: Team up with friends and guildmates to take on the first boss of this new Operation, Tyth, the God of Rage. Galaxy Map: Accessible from anywhere, explore the galaxy like never before with the new and improved Galaxy Map. Galactic Command Gearing Changes: Crates get better as you level, greater chances to get set bonus gear, guaranteed Unassembled Gear…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.2: The War for Iokath Delay

The team over at Bioware Austin is delaying the release of the new Game Update 5.2 by at least a week due to some quality issues: Hey folks, We want to ensure our updates release at the highest quality possible and Game Update 5.2: The War for Iokath is no different. At this point in time, we are not satisfied with the quality of the Iokath update. For that reason, we are delaying the release of 5.2 by one week, to release on April 18th. This allows the team more time to make improvements to address some of the issues still pending. We did not make this decision lightly as we are very eager for all of you to get your hands on the new storyline, reunite with old Companions, or try your hand at taking down the God of Rage himself. As soon as we know timing for the next…

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SWTOR Patch 5.2 Developer’s Livestream Coverag

Dulfy has the SWTOR 5.2 Developer Livestream coverage where Iokath and other contentcovered for us. Check it out: Agenda Community Topics War for Iokath New Daily Area and PvP Gods from the Machine New Galaxy Map Star Wars Celebration Community Topics Unassembled Components and Legacy – Something we are interested in doing, havn’t decided if that is something we are doing. Most commonly requested feature. Class changes – No class changes in 5.2. One of the class designers just had a kid but once he is back they will dive into that. He is not the only one working on the class changes. Command XP after the event – Command XP boost will stay after 5.2 launches. Base XP will be lower but they are giving CXP back to enemies. Spending tokens, unassembled pieces, and unassembled components – Changes coming to vendor. They are adding tier 1 gear from CXP…

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The New Galaxy Map in SWTOR

With Star Wars: The old Republic game update 5.2 comes a new galaxy map. Eric Musco updated the community about it: Hey folks, Coming with Game Update 5.2 is a new quality of life feature, a revamped Galaxy Map. Aside from just being improved aesthetically, it also provides new functionality. We really wanted to improve players’ ability to travel around the galaxy, let’s talk about what is new with the Galaxy Map: You must have a personal ship to use the Galaxy Map. Make sure you’ve completed the early part of your Class Mission! You can access the Galaxy Map from anywhere by simply pressing the icon on your mini-map, navigate to it through the top UI, or use the shortcut key (Shift+M by default). Takes advantage of Legacy Perks: If you’ve acquired the Quick Travel perk, you can travel directly to your personal ship from the Galaxy Map. If…

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