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SWTOR’s Tait Watson Leaving Bioware

Tait Watson just informed the community that she is leaving Bioware at end of this month and moving to California. Tait started out as a Social Media Representative back when the game was first lunched, and is now ending his Career in BioWare as Assistant Producer for Star Wars the old republic. Below is the new form the official forums:   Original source: http://www.swtor.com/community/showthread.php?p=9236031#edit9236031 Hey everyone, There have been two forum posts in my time at BioWare that have been difficult to write: my introduction, and this one. For those who prefer brevity, I won’t bury the lead: February will be my final month on the SWTOR team and, in fact, with BioWare. I have had an amazing few years here, but it is time to sail different seas. I will go ahead and nip a few things in the bud because I know they will come up: I haven’t been…

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SWTOR Bonus (C)XP is 350% instead of 250%

BioWare have a small present for us today. Instead of a 205% XP bonus, the SWTOR devs decided to up the CXP bonus to 350% until patch 5.1.2. Update to the 250% CXP Event. | 02.07.2017, 10:09 AM Hey folks, The math savvy among you are going to notice the current CXP boost in the game for the event is operating at 350% instead of 250% as we originally stated. Since the Mission buffs are coming in 5.1.2 we decided to make the boost even larger until then! Since this was a last minute change, the in-game tooltip will still state 250% but the bonus is in fact 350%. Note that XP and Requisition are still 250%. Get in there and enjoy your crazy CXP bonus.  -eric Join the forum discussion on this post

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SWTOR Game Update 5.1.1 Patch Notes

BioWare just released the patch notes for game update 5.1.1 Check them out below: Highlights Bonus Experience Event! Level through your Command Ranks faster than ever before with a 250% increase to all Command Experience gains, as well as leveling Experience and Starfighter Requisition, until Game Update 5.2! New Consumable: Superior Command Boost! A new Command Experience Boost can be purchased on the Command Token Vendor for 200 Command Tokens. These Boosts last 2 hours, are Bind on Legacy, and increase Command Point gain up to Tier 3 by 100%. A 3-hour version of the Boost can be found on the Cartel Market. General Command Experience is now additive instead of multiplicative. The Command Point Weekly Cap has been significantly increased. Command Experience Packs are now Bind on Legacy and can be shared between characters in a Legacy. Group members are now easier to locate on maps. Cartel Market Command…

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Closed SWTOR PTS Applications are now open

The SWTOR team is now accepting applications for entry into the Closed PTS for 5.2 operations testing to guilds. Check it out: Hey folks, As we mentioned on the last Producer Live Stream, we are going to be putting Game Update 5.2 on PTS. For now, our plan is that the test server will be closed with the intention of opening up later on. I want to make sure that players have the opportunity to apply to get entry into this closed test, so let’s talk about how to do that. Here are the requirements: Being on the closed test server means signing an NDA. You must be willing to sign and abide by that agreement. You must be 18 years or older to be eligible. You must have an active subscription (to access the test server). You must be willing to play and provide feedback. You must be able…

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SWTOR Galactic Command Gearing Roadmap – Coming This Week

Eric Musco just informed the SWTOR Community that a roadmap of the changes to Galactic Command will be puvlished this friday: Galactic Command Gearing Roadmap – Coming This Week | 01.30.2017, 10:05 PM Hey folks, In one of my previous posts I highlighted that beyond the changes we made in Game Update 5.1 that there are more coming. By Friday of this week I am going to make a forum post highlighting a roadmap of changes you can expect to address the feedback you have raised around gearing in Galactic Command. These changes will be starting in the next few weeks and will go through to Game Update 5.2. They are intended to address the following: Greatly increase the rate at which you earn Command Crates. Our goal is that you earn one Crate every 30 minutes, or less (on average). Looking at improvements we can make to Unassembled Components and…

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SWTOR Jan 26 Producer’s Livestream Coverage

Here is a rundown of what we learned from the SWTOR Jan 26 Producer’s Livestream where a new Iokath operation was announced. Agenda Community Topics Galactic Command Gearing 5.2 – The War for Iokath Story, Companions, and Group Content The Public Test Server Community Topics Players feels that gearing is still taking too long, will talk more next week about adjusting the speed of getting gear. Plan to do an event soon to double your CXP gain. Game Update 5.2 – War for Iokath Coming first week of April likely, if they can do a March release they will try. Bringing back operation content into SWTOR with 5.2. Master Mode Uprisings – hard challenge for 4 players. They will have additional mechanics and coming with 5.2. New storyline – Return to Iokath. Scouts from the Alliance, Republic, and Sith have all arrived on Iokath. You, as the alliance commander, need…

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SWTOR Bolster Changes in Game Update 5.1

Eric Musco took on the official forums to clarify the intentions regarding the bolster changes that came with patch 5.1 Bolster Changes in Game Update 5.1 | 01.25.2017, 11:30 PM Hey folks, For those unaware, in Game Update 5.1 we made the following change: Bolster now improves players up to 232 Item Rating (down from 250). This change raised quite a few questions from the PvP community as to why we made the change. I spoke with the team about it and I want to start by confirming that this change is intended, let’s talk about why! When we released Game Update 5.0, Bolster was incorrectly set to Item Rating 250. The goal of Bolster is that it gives a player a minimum bar of power. That is so that they can enter PvP and not be too far behind someone who is at maximum gear, but it allows them…

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SWTOR ‘Defend The Throne’ Launch Trailer

BioWare released a new short trailer for today’s game update 5.1 Watch the ‘Defend the Throne’ launch trailer for an inside look at new multiplayer battles, the most challenging story difficulty yet, and more! Rally your troops for battle as rivals, traitors, and rogues alike seek to challenge your rule in Galactic Command. Whether you’re playing alongside friends or ruling the galaxy solo, the time has come to DEFEND THE THRONE! See more from STAR WARS: The Old Republic’s newest expansion, Knights of the Eternal Throne: http://bit.ly/2f2yyAQ

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Game Update 5.1: Defend the Throne Patch Notes

Here are the patch notes for tomorrows game update:   New Chapter Difficulty – Master! Earn new Achievements with this new way to experience the Knights of the Fallen Empire and Knights of the Eternal Throne Chapters! New Uprisings! Jump into the action with five new Uprisings across the galaxy! Trench Runner – Republic Loyalists under the command of General Amos Rike have displaced Alliance forces on Denova and seized control of the baradium mines. Efforts to reclaim the mines have been thwarted by Republic artillery bombarding the “no man’s land” between the Alliance beach head and the central processing facility. But where an army fails, a small team could succeed in navigating the battlefield trenches and taking out the Republic defenses. Destroyer of Worlds – Jedi Master Adelade is trying to awaken a dangerous abomination that has hibernated beneath the surface of Makeb for millennia. No records exist of…

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SWTOR Game Update 5.1 – Coming January 24, 2017

The SWTOR team over at BioWare just posted a small update regarding what to expect with game update 5.1. Most of this is already known, but there is some new info regarding a new cartel pack comming with the patch. Check it out: Bolster your defenses with the galaxy’s newest gear, including never-before-seen armor, vehicles, weapons, and more! Lead a covert strike wearing the new Silent Warden Jedi robes, channel your inner fighter pilot with the Resourceful Engineer’s Armor, or roll into battle atop the Dread Behemoth tank. Check out the new pack in the in-game Cartel Market! The other stuff about 5.1 were things we already know – 5 new uprisings, Master mode chapters. Source: http://www.swtor.com/eternal-throne/updates Join the forum discussion on this post

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