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SWTOR Game Update 5.2 Release Date and More

Eric Musco just informed the Star Wars : The old republic community, that Game update 5.2 will be launching on Tuesday, April 11th. More information will be released next week   and forwarth   Hey folks, Game Update 5.2 will be launching on Tuesday, April 11th. As we begin to get closer to that date we want to talk more about some of what you can expect in the update. Starting on Monday, here are some of the 5.2 topics we will begin talking about: New Galaxy Map PvP on Iokath The Daily Area – What’s different and what’s the same Access to Iokath – Who, When, How Choosing a Faction on Iokath We are also planning to do our 5.2 Twitch stream in the next couple of weeks. On that stream we will not only talk about 5.2, but show you some of it as well. Thanks everyone! -eric

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SWTOR: Game Update 5.1.3 Patch Notes

Here are today’s patch notes: GENERAL Corrected an issue where the pop-up text for some Class Missions would display a different experience amount than the Mission Reward. Note: The player still received the correct amount of experience; the pop-up was incorrect. Lowered the amount of dark/light side points required to hit dark 1/light 1 from 7500 to 3000. Nar Shaddaa Planetary Missions will no longer auto-complete upon being granted by Galactic Command. ITEMS + ECONOMY The Unrelenting Interceptor has been restored to its original “sith-like” form. The vehicles sound effect will now play as intended and the engine has been restored to its original color, red. Addressed an issue where some helmets would not display properly for Body Type 2 Female characters. UPRISINGS ( Landing Party ) Corrected an issue where killing enemies was not adding progress to the “Dismantle the Opposition” Achievement. ( Inferno ) Fighting Zanisk and Adacin…

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SWTOR: Why BioWare nerfed Fractured Uprising CxP

Aparently BioWare have more Nerfs up there sleeves. Comming with game update 5.2 Bioware will be nerfing the CXP gain from KOTFE Chapter 1 and 2. Check it out:   Why did you nerf Fractured Uprising CxP? | 03.08.2017, 10:27 AM Hey folks, I talked with the team to get the scope of what Mission rewards are changing with 5.2. As some of you guessed in the thread, the following Missions are also having their CXP values reduced: KOTFE – Chapter 1 KOTFE – Chapter 2 Those two along with Fractured are the only Mission rewards that are seeing major changes in 5.2. However, there are other Missions which are receiving minor tweaks as well. Just to set an expectation, beyond 5.2 we will continue to make Mission reward adjustments based on time spent vs reward. Our goal is quite simple, if you play a type of content, you should…

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SWTOR: Unstable Arbiter’s Lightsaber for Direct Sale

Eric Musco has informed the SWTOR community that the Unstable Arbiter’s Lightsaber is now up for direct sale. It’s going to take deep pockets to buy it though: Hey folks, Later today we are going to be adding the first ever Platinum rarity item to the Cartel Market for direct sale, the Unstable Arbiter’s Lightsaber. The single-handed saber is going to be on sale from today, Tuesday 3/7 through next Tuesday 3/14 at the price of 7,600 Cartel Coins. Before the item is posted we wanted to let you about why we are offering a Platinum item at all and the rationale for its price. Why put up a platinum item for direct sale? Since the introduction of Cartel Market packs we have had requests to allow more items, especially our rarest items, to be bought directly with Cartel Coins. The desire is to pay for the item and avoid the…

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SWTOR: Changes to Operation Drops in 5.2

Eric Musco took on the official forums and released BioWares plans for the operation loot table coming with patch 5.2. This describes the plans forh specific drops attached to the each bosses. Check it out below: Hey folks, If you haven’t read it yet, we recommend you head over to the “Tier 4 in Game Update 5.2” thread and learn about the new Tier of gear coming next Update. Along with the new Tier of gear, we are making quite a few changes to what gear drops in Operations. For endgame PvE players we know there is a desire to gear primarily through Operations. The first change we are making is specific Unassembled Gear Pieces will now drop on each Operation boss in the game (except Golden Fury and Colossal Monolith). This means when you kill a boss in an Operation, you will know exactly what is going to drop…

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SWTOR: Tier 4 Gear in Game Update 5.2

Eric Musco just informed the community that BioWare intend to ad some changes to Command Ranks in Patch 5.2. Below are all the details Tier 4 Gear in Game Update 5.2 | 03.03.2017, 08:14 AM Hey folks, In Game Update 5.2, we will be introducing a new tier of gear to Galactic Command. Tier 4 works a bit differently than other tiers and so we want to provide you with insight about why we’re implementing it. Additionally, we know our social post raised a few concerns and so we want to tackle those first. Why add 100 more Command Ranks? The 100 new levels were simply a logical next step for adding Tier 4 gear. However, since it’s already possible to rank up at Command Level 300 indefinitely we decided to take your feedback and keep the current cap. So, starting in 5.2, Command Crates dropped at Level 300 will…

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SWTOR: 5.1.2 Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for game update 5.1.2: Game Update 5.1.2 General An item to turn off event experience gains can now be purchased off the vendor located next to the Skill Mentor in the combat training district of the Republic and Imperial fleets. This buff lasts for a duration of 8 hours and can be removed by right clicking the buff icon. Classes that use Lightsabers or Dualsabers are now able to use the Missile Blast ability when morphed during the Trench Runner Uprising. Players who are below level 70 can no longer use a Command Experience Boost when bolstered to Level 70. Galactic Starfighter Requisition is now rewarding at a 250% rate. The size of the purple background behind the player indicator on the map has been reduced in size. Additionally, other players are no longer hidden behind the background. The Achievement for completing Knights of the…

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SWTOR: Galactic Command – Tier 4 and More

Eric Musco took on the official forums to inform the community on the upcoming Command Crate Tier 4. Hey folks,As many of you saw from our social media post over the weekend, we are going to be adding Tier 4 gear and another 100 Command Ranks to Galactic Command in Game Update 5.2. I wanted to let you know that there is quite a bit more to it than just another Tier! Here are some other notes: Tier 4 Command Crates are going to work a bit differently than Tier 1-3. You will much more consistently get set bonus gear in this Tier. We are making adjustments to Tier 1-3 as well to make that leveling/gearing experience better. We want to make sure it feels rewarding to get higher in Command Rank/Tier. There are other gearing related changes coming based on your feedback such as adjustments to boss drops in Operations….

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SWTOR Updated Unassembled Component Rates – 5.1.2

SWTOR players will see an increased rate of Unassembled Components gained from warzones starting with 5.1.2 witch is scheduled for next week: Updated Unassembled Component Rates – 5.1.2 | 02.24.2017, 09:01 AM Hey folks, As I mentioned in the GC roadmap thread, 5.1.2 at the end of February will bring a lot of changes to Missions and Unassembled Components. For this post I want to focus on Unassembled Components and the specific changes that you can expect. Below you will find the new values along with what their old values were. Warzone Win: 8 (up from 5) Warzone Loss: 3 (up from 2) Arena Win: 4 (up from 3) Arena Loss: 2 (up from 1) Solo Ranked Win: 8 (up from 5) Solo Ranked Loss: 3 (up from 2) Group Ranked Win: 10 (up from 8) Group Ranked Loss: 4 (up from 3) GSF Win: 8 (stays the same) GSF…

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