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SWTOR Game Update 5.5 planned for October 10

Eric Musco just informed the official Star Wars: The old Republic Community that SWTOR Game Update 5.5 will go live  on October 10 with some content shuffled into Game Update 5.6. Any update in the Roadmap? What about 5.5? | 09.13.2017, 05:07 PM Provide you with updates, I can! The roadmap is still in progress. We have been shuffling some things around with respect to 5.5 and 5.6 and we need that to settle before we can let you know exactly what is coming and when. It was our plan to put out Game Update 5.5 in late September but we have made the decision to move it into early October (currently 10/10). We did this to allow us more time to focus in on quality for our Game Updates to avoid some of the issues we had with 5.4. Class balance is still planned for 5.5. I expect I will start putting…

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CXP and Daily Areas in SWTOR throughout September

Double CXP  will return to SWTOR with patch 5.5 and allowing the daily area CXP to stay until 5.5 as well. Check it out: CXP and Daily Areas throughout September | 09.07.2017, 10:22 PM Hey all, Recently, we have had more maintenances than normal. This was compounded by our update issues last Thursday which led to over 10 hours of maintenance. Thursday’s issue along with the extra downtime have impacted all of our playtime, and they especially are bothersome when you consider how much XP and CXP you lost from the Double XP/CXP event was running along with the over the top CXP for Daily Areas. So, to make sure your characters can take advantage from both, here’s what we going to do:  Since the Double XP/CXP event ended on Tuesday, we’ve decided to bring it back earlier than planned. That is, we had scheduled to make it available in December around…

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Is SWTOR Dead?!

We’ve been publishing on this site for years before SWTOR launched. We were so excited about the game. No one was as pumped as we were. We brought you every rumor, every insider tip, and every breaking news story as soon as we heard about it. Since then, we’ve seen a lot of ups and downs with SWTOR. As you will see, we’re writing about other games here as well, but SWTOR will always be the game that it was all founded upon. So with that in mind, we’ve seen this topic brought up time and time again. Is SWTOR dead or dying? Is anyone still playing? If you were someone who played in the beginning and you’re looking to come back now, is it worth it? Is there anyone still playing or anything to come back to? First, we’re going to give our answer: yes. Yes, there is still…

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Bioware talks SWTOR Patch 5.4a problems

BioWare has released a statement addressing the troubles with yesterdays game update. Game Update 5.4a | 08.31.2017, 11:56 PM Hey everyone, I want to start by apologizing for the unexpected and prolonged downtime today. This isn’t something we ever want to happen, but when it does, we take it seriously and do everything we can to resolve the issue or issues. We are adding additional processes to try and prevent this particular situation from happening again. Here’s essentially what took place today and what’s behind the long downtime: What happened? Wasn’t this tested? The issues we encountered were fairly complex, and having more than one just made things complicated. The first problem was the patch for our BitRaider and SSN launchers were inconsistent and ended up causing different issues after we took the servers out of maintenance. As a result, some of you actually received a game patch, while others didn’t get…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.4a Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for today’s maintenance. Servers has been taken down again though, due to the arrival of new bugs. General Players who do not have the “Invitation: Trader’s Quarters” can no longer be summoned into the Trader’s Quarters on Odessen via a Guild Ship. Flashpoints + Operations + Uprisings Flashpoints Players will now be able to get back to the Umbaran Spider Tank if they die to the adds after killing the boss. It is no longer possible to get stuck on the train in Crisis on Umbara due to aggroing the defensive turrets. Defeating Gladiopod Workers and Soldiers in Crisis on Umbara now properly progress the following Achievements: On the Hunt, The Culling, and Umbaran Safari. Missions + NPCs Missions for the Iokath Daily Area have had their Command XP rewards returned to their correct values. Join the forum discussion on this post

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SWTOR Maintenance: Update 5.4a — Thursday August 31

BioWare will be taking the servers offline on Thursday, August 31st in order to apply Game Update 5.4a. Note that they are still actively testing this patch to ensure the fixes are working properly. they will let us know if maintenance timing changes. Details: DATE: 31 August 2017 TIME: 6:00AM – 8:00AM PDT (1300 – 1500 GMT) VERSION: 5.4a Patch Notes will be available here on Thursday. Join the forum discussion on this post

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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: Trading Scars – A Short Story on Umbara

If there is one thing BioWare does right it’s the story. No other MMORPG has the same depth as Star Wars: The old republic, and the team seams to be determent to keep this up. So with a new game update, comes a new story to explore. Here is a short story on Umbara: Veesh was scaring the rookie again. Nira watched as the Umbaran commando glanced to make sure the train compartment was sealed, then pulled back the edge of his sleeve to reveal a series of ugly welts snaking across his wrist. “Got this escorting a shipment last month. Banshee swooped in out of nowhere, right as we were crossing the canyon.” He smirked, his voice muffled by the visor of his helmet. “Latched onto my wrist long enough for the poison to seep in. The medics say I’m lucky to keep my arm.” Nira noticed the rookie…

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SWTOR: Crisis on Umbara: Gameplay and Rewards

Here is a new gameplay blog post from the SWTOR devs over at BioWare Austin. The ‘Crisis on Umbara’ update coming August 22nd. Check it out: The traitor who attempted to murder the Alliance Commander has been tracked to Umbara, where they’re smuggling Adegan crystals for an unknown plot. Hijack the hover-train carrying the crystal shipment and confront the traitor before they can escape! You can read the short story ‘Trading Scars’ for more adventures on Umbara. Getting into ‘Crisis on Umbara’ Your access to the ‘Crisis on Umbara’ Flashpoint will vary depending on your character level and the difficulty level you wish to play. Here are the requirements to access each mode of the Flashpoint: Story Mode – You must have a level 70 character which has completed the War for Iokath storyline. You can grab the Mission for this Flashpoint from your ship terminal. This is the only version…

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SWTOR: Patch 5.4 Roadmap and Beyond

Eric Musco have updated the community with more information regarding SWTOR game update 5.4. Check it out: Discussion Topic: Game Update 5.4 and the Next Roadmap | 07.28.2017, 04:32 PM Hey folks, Keith, Charles, and I wanted to apologize for our lack of posting this week. The whole team has been pretty heads down working on a variety of things and so we haven’t paid you forum-goers our usual love. Here are a variety of things we have updates on or seen questions about. Class Changes in 5.4 – We will make posts around each of the upcoming Class changes, akin to what we did with 5.3. My hope is to start those next week. Either way I will give you a better idea of timing next week. Season 8 Rewards – The rewards blog is nearly finished and will contain all the deets, including tier breakdowns and reward screenshots. I am pretty confident…

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