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SWTOR Patch 5.9.3 and Double Rewards Announcement

Next game update for Star Wars: The old Republic  will be released on Wednesday Sept 26. The game will also be running double XP from October 2nd till October 9th. Check out the news below: Hey folks, I just wanted to ensure that all of you saw our announcement yesterday on Twitter. Game Update 5.9.3 will be going live next Wednesday, Sep 26. One additional timing of note is double XP. The event will not be starting right away on launch day. Instead it will start one week later and run for a week. The dates are: 9/26: Game Update 5.9.3 10/2 – 10/9: Double XP Thanks everyone. -eric Join the forum discussion on this post

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The Star Wars: The Old Republic Community Cantina Tour 2018 in New York Cancelled

BioWare is cancelling the The Old Republic Cantina planned for this October due to safety issues! It’s assumed that this change is because of the sad events that happened in Jacksonville recently. Click here to read about Jacksonville from EA’s news. Below is the official news: As we review safety protocols for our events going forward, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the Star Wars: The Old Republic community cantina event scheduled for October 4, 2018 in New York City. While we will miss interacting with you in New York, we’ll be taking the event online and will host a Community Cantina Livestream Event in October. Tune into this stream at www.twitch.tv/swtor for details we would have been sharing in New York regarding our ‘Jedi Under Siege’ update. We will also have dev team Q&A, giveaways, and more. Stay tuned for details on the livestream! We know that many of you were…

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SWTOR : PTS changes to Vandin Huttball map.

Eric Musco have informed the community that SWTOR developers will be making some changes to Vandin Huttball map. Hey folks, We are aiming to try to have a new PTS patch this week, to be deployed tomorrow. It is possible it will slip to next week, but I will let you know for sure tomorrow. We will have mirrored playtests from last week, if it goes live this week. Here are some of the changes we are making based on your feedback: Made some environmental changes to the map to make it feel a bit less “cluttered.” Removed the “box stack” in the center catwalks and replaced them with forcefields. This gives more visibility across the map as well. Throw the Huttball will now stay in the first pop-up slot if you also have the Gravity Grapple ability. This should address concerns for players who keybind the Throw the Huttball ability….

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SWTOR: Fall Roadmap 2018

The Lead Game Producer for SWTOR over at BioWare Austine, has has published the fall roadmap for 2018, detailing Game Update 5.10.   Check it out: Hi everyone- This Roadmap introduces the next major storyline as well as exciting new gameplay, guild-focused improvements and more coming this Fall in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™! SUMMER of PvP UPDATE Over the past few months, you had been asking for increased interaction with the development team. So, in our ramp to Game Update 5.9.2 – Galactic Legend, we revitalized our Public Test Server (PTS) process and made significant changes based on your feedback. Your participation was a key part of the update, which includes a new 4v4 Mandalorian Battle Ring Arena and a new Rishi Hideout Stronghold where you can now host your own PvP battles. We’ve been enjoying watching all the creative ways you have been using, and fighting in, your Rishi Hideout Strongholds! We’ve…

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Win Trading in in SWTOR Season 9 And Beyond

Starting with the end of Season 9, BioWare will have a zero-tolerance policy on win trading in SWTOR. No one knows why it took them 9 Seasons, but here is the news: Win Traders in Season 9 and Beyond | 08.07.2018, 07:15 AM Hey folks, Congrats to everyone who participated in Ranked PVP Season 9! It was a hard fought Season and we look forward to seeing you around the fleet with your weapons, mounts, and flairs. One thing that unfortunately comes up during and after a Season is about players who cheat, and in particular, win trade. These are players who manipulate Ranked matchmaking to play with and against specific players in an effort coordinate winning and losing, allowing them to boost a specific characters ratings. This behavior is against our Terms of Service and is something that players have to endure and we have to combat every season. With Season…

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.9.2: Galactic Legend Patch notes

Here are the patch notes for SWTOR Game update 5.9.2 Galactic Legend Highlights New Stronghold: The Rishi Hideout – Escape the daily grind of galactic life by traveling to your own personal slice of paradise! This Stronghold features multiple customizable structures, a flying Patrol Carrier, a cliffside apartment, and its own private beach. Plus, for the first time, Player versus Player gameplay is fully supported inside the Stronghold, allowing for 1-on-1, Team Deathmatch, and even Huttball scenarios! New Arena: The Mandalorian Battle Ring – Conquer your foes with the ferocity and skill of the infamous Mandalorian warriors in this new arena! Warzone and Matchmaking Changes – Numerous improvements have been made to increase the frequency of Warzone matches and ensure that all matches are more fun and engaging. Double XP Event from 8/7 through 8/19 – The popular Double XP event is back, earn double XP, CXP, and more! Cartel Market A new slot…

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SWTOR: New Stronghold: Rishi Hideout

The guys over at Bioware has published a new blog article with details on the new Rishi Stronghold. If you’ve already been following the news from the Public Test Server, this should be nothing new to you.   Check it out: In Game Update 5.9.2 “Galactic Legend”, we will be introducing the newest Galactic Stronghold to Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, The Rishi Hideout. This Rishi Stronghold has a lot of unique and innovative features, like being able to host your own PvP battles, that aren’t present in any other Stronghold! This blog will help you learn everything you need to know about how to get into your own beach front paradise and all of the great features that come along with it. The first thing you will need to do is head to the “Stronghold and Crew Skills” section of your nearest faction Fleet. There you will find a terminal where you can purchase…

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SWTOR Final Patch Notes and Info

Here is the last round of patch notes for Patch 5.9.2 on the PTS. This should be the last update before the game update goes live.   Hey folks, Here we are again, round 2 of final changes . In all seriousness, thank you all for your continued feedback! You should expect that the next PTS build will go live either tomorrow or Saturday. General All items that require a Cartel Market Reputation should now properly check that requirement against the players Underworld Exchange Reputation (for real this time). Arena Players can no longer use traversal abilities, such as Force Leap, to approach characters who are flying through the air due to using a jump pad. Rishi Stronghold Decorations should now properly block line of sight. The secret cave has been transformed into a room that can be unlocked. This new room unlock leads to a 3 bedroom apartment. A new…

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SWTOR Update 5.9.2 – Galactic Legend Release Moved to August 7

BioWare just announced, that the upcoming expansion 5.9.2 to Star Wars: The old republic, named “Galactic Legends”. will be pushed back 7 days. Update 5.9.2 – Galactic Legend Release Moved to August 7 | 07.25.2018, 08:35 PM Hello everyone! Thanks to all of the amazing and constructive feedback you’ve shared with us as part of this PTS cycle, the SWTOR dev team has determined some needed improvements to key functionality as well as areas where we want to put a little more time and polish into the Rishi Hideout Stronghold to ensure the update is as awesome as possible. To that end, we are pushing the release date for 5.9.2 – Galactic Legend back one week to August 7, 2018. We will also be releasing one last update to PTS to help test out these high-priority items along with various other bugfixes that have been made; we’re aiming to make that available before this…

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SWTOR: Season 9 Ranked PvP Reward

Are you ready for SWTOR PVP Season 9? Here are the season 9 Ranked PvP rewards from the team over at Bioware Austine. Check it out: Greetings PvPers! Season 9 of Ranked PvP is set to end with the launch of Game Update “Galactic Legend” 5.9.2 on July 31st. Seasonal rewards are based on your highest Solo or Group Ranked Rating when the Season ends, so be sure to get in there and compete on the Ranked Leaderboards!   Let’s take a look at the reward tiers and their rewards: Bronze Tier (Rating 1250 – 1499) Bronze Season 9 Battle Flag Bronze Season 9 Frame Decoration 25,000 Ranked Season 9 Tokens Bronze Season 9 Character Portrait Flair Bronze Season 9 Title – “[Player Name] the Skilled” Silver Tier (Rating 1500 – 1749) Silver Season 9 Battle Flag Silver Season 9 Frame Decoration 85,000 Ranked Season 9 Tokens Silver Season 9 Character…

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