October 7, 2016 – Battle to take control and rule the galaxy in the upcoming STAR WARS: The Old Republic™ Digital Expansion – Knights of the Eternal Throne. Face powerful factions, influence the galaxy for the light or dark side of the Force™, and decide who lives and dies in your own STAR WARS story.
June 23, 2016 – The battle between the dark side and light side of the Force™ grows stronger in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Today, BioWare and Lucasfilm reveal details of a new in-game event where players take on exciting challenges in the fight for control of the galaxy. The summer-long event begins June 28 and is open to Star Wars: The Old Republic players* interested in earning legendary rewards and changing the fate of the galaxy:
Start a new character, choose a side and join the battle!
Earn epic new rewards including the formidable Victor’s Titan Turret Tank, Victorious Pioneer’s Armor Set which gives +50% XP Boost and Force-Bound
Dark vs. Light Packs stocked with dark and light side themed items
Your choices make the dark or light side grow stronger and determines which Companion reward is unlocked for players who complete the Eternal Level either the merciless Darth Hexid Companion (dark side) or the valiant Master Ranos Companion (light side)
The outcome of everyone’s dark and light side decisions will determine the state of the galaxy as the future of Star Wars: The Old Republic evolves this Autumn. So be sure to check here to see which side is dominating and stay tuned for more details!
There’s never been a better time to jump in and play Star Wars: The Old Republic. From heroic missions that force you, as the Outlander, to make life and death decisions in the latest Knights of the Fallen Empire story expansion, to intense Force™ battles across the galaxy, now is the time to experience the deep storyline and exciting gameplay that puts you at the center of your own personal Star Wars™ story.
March 18, 2016 – BioWare™and Lucasfilm today announced details of the next chapter in the episodic adventure, Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ – Knights of the Fallen Empire.
In Visions in the Dark, releasing April 7, players will venture deep into the savage wilderness of the planet Odessen to face the immortal Emperor Valkorion for the first time since becoming the Outlander. As part of the confrontation, you will uncover dangerous secrets about your destiny that bind you to your dark enemy. For those that can master the challenge, there is a great reward waiting – a powerful new weapon inspired by some of the greatest Force™ users in the galaxy. Meanwhile, your Alliance will risk everything in a life-and-death mission to strike at the very heart of the Eternal Empire – this intense battle offers the chance to shatter Arcann’s forces forever.
Subscribers of Star Wars: The Old Republic can play the Knights of the Fallen Empire story and unravel the truth of their destiny inVisions in the Dark for free* during their subscription period. Players subscribed by April 1 will receive added firepower with the bold new HK-55-inspired Weapon Set that includes in-game items such as HK-55’s Sniper Rifle, Blaster Pistol and Vibrosword.
It’s a great time to jump into Star Wars: The Old Republic to experience the entire Knights of the Fallen Empire story from the beginning of Chapter 1 and continuing your saga as new chapters release monthly. As the Outlander in Knights of the Fallen Empire, players are able to start a new Level 60 character to get right into the game and begin building their Alliance.
February 18, 2016 – BioWareTM and Lucasfilm today announced the release date of the next chapter in the episodic expansion story, Star WarsTM: The Old RepublicTM – Knights of the Fallen Empire. Disavowed follows the Outlander’s story beyond Anarchy in Paradise and re-introduces a familiar face, Major Jorgan, the commander of the elite soldiers of Havoc Squad. Starting March 10, Jorgan joins the Alliance and battles alongside the Outlander in a deadly mission deep behind enemy lines. It’s up to the Outlander to determine how far Jorgan and his soldiers are allowed to go in the war against the Eternal Empire.
Subscribers of Star Wars: The Old Republic can join and play at the center of their own Knights of the Fallen Empire story for free* during their subscription period. Players who subscribe by March 1 will receive 2-Day Early Access to Disavowed and the HK-55-inspired in-game Helmet which gives players a likeness to the iconic Assassin Droid**.
New players can jump right into the Knights of the Fallen Empire story as the Outlander, creating a new Level 60 character. Joining at Level 60 offers an accessible story-driven starting point where players can begin building their Alliance in the action-filled Star Wars™ universe.
During its first 2 months, fans of the Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion logged more than 900 million minutes fighting the Eternal Empire and made more than 27 million player-driven Light and Dark side choices that shaped their story. The rich storyline will continue to expand this year with the introduction of intriguing new characters and difficult choices as players lead the fight to save the galaxy.
February 11, 2016 – BioWare and Lucasfilm today released a new chapter in the episodic story, Star WarsTM: The Old RepublicTM – Knights of the Fallen Empire. Anarchy in Paradise is the first in a series of seven new chapters and introduces the infamous mercenary known as Firebrand, who’s on a mission to destroy the Eternal Empire.
With the addition of Firebrand to the Alliance, it is up to the Outlander to decide just how far he or she is willing to go to defeat the Eternal Emperor.
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire launched last fall, continuing an epic adventure that also serves as a starting point for new players at Level 60. The player-driven storyline puts fans at the center of their own Star Wars™ saga making choices that impact their story alongside unexpected twists and turns. New players can jump right into the evolving story, create a new Level 60 character and start building their Alliance in the expansion which has been praised for its deep BioWare storytelling set in the rich Star Warsuniverse.
Knights of the Fallen Empire, including Anarchy of Paradise, is free to Subscribers. Plus, Subscribers as of February 1, 2016 will be rewarded with the HK-55 Jetpack in-game item as part of the new Subscriber Rewards Program listed here.
More details on today’s Anarchy in Paradise release can be found here.
AUSTIN, Texas – October 27, 2015 – BioWare™, an Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) studio, and Lucasfilm Ltd. have announced the launch of the new Digital Expansion for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Free* for all subscribers, Knights of the Fallen Empire is a return to a deeper, more personal experience that delivers on the hallmarks of BioWare-style storytelling. Players create their own adventure to new planets in the outer rim of the galaxy, meet companions and recruit them as allies, make choices that have the power to change destiny, and determine the fate of the galaxy. The expansion includes the first nine chapters of an evolving player-driven storyline, with new chapters continuing to release episodically.
This new adventure also offers first-time players an accessible point of entry to the exciting universe of Star Wars: The Old Republic. The digital expansion also includes a free Level 60 character, allowing them to jump straight into the Knights of the Fallen Empire storyline to experience a deep and personal adventure.
The story of Knights of the Fallen Empire focuses on the player, as their character becomes the Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War. As the Outlander, players must confront a powerful new enemy, the immortal Emperor, Valkorion, whose dark destiny is tied to their own.
Knights of the Fallen Empire also offers players an enhanced experience of the first 50 levels of Star Wars: The Old Republic which have been refined to put more focus on a player-driven story arc. In addition, all of the Flashpoints in the core story now feature a solo mode with level sync, offering players the ability to play these missions on their own as they adapt to the character’s level. These enhancements make playing the origin stories of the eight different iconic Star Wars character classes including Jedi, Sith, Bounty Hunter, Smuggler and more, a more engaging experience for all players
Star Wars: The Old Republic is a Free-to-Play*, award-winning online multiplayer role-playing game set thousands of years before the classic Star Wars movies. Players team up with friends online to fight in heroic battles between the Republic and Empire, exploring a galaxy of vibrant planets and experiencing visceral Star Wars combat. Now players can experience the complete storylines of the eight iconic Star Wars classes, without having to pay a monthly fee. The first 50 levels of gameplay, including 8 unique class stories, is offered as a Free-to-Play download and complements the existing subscription offering, providing greater flexibility in how to experience Star Wars: The Old Republic.
October 20, 2015 – BioWare and Lucasfilm today debuted “Alliance”, the new trailer for the upcoming Digital Expansion for Star WarsTM: The Old RepublicTM, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Featuring a return to an emphasis on the interactive storytelling BioWare is renowned for, Knights of the Fallen Empire features new companions, new enemies and nine new chapters of an evolving, player-driven storyline where the choices you make will have consequences. Learn more about Knights of the Fallen Empire and watch the new “Alliance” trailer here:
In Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire, you will become the Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War, traveling to the outer rim of the galaxy. There you will come face-to-face with a new threat, Emperor Valkorion and his Eternal Empire, only to discover that his dark destiny is tied to your own. You will lead the fight to save the galaxy but it is clear from your first encounter with the Eternal Empire that you will need help; you must recruit a powerful team of Companions – and build an Alliance
Star Wars: The Old Republic – Knights of the Fallen Empire is available for Early Access today for Subscribers who were active between July and early October. The digital expansion will launch on October 27, 2015 and is free for all Subscribers.
AUSTIN, Texas – October 6, 2014 – Prepare to face Revan, one of the galaxy’s most revered characters, in the latest story-driven adventure from Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), and LucasArts have announced a brand-new digital expansion, Shadow of Revan, coming December 9, 2014. Shadow of Revanoffers five new levels of story-driven missions, an increased level cap of 60, new worlds to explore, high-level multiplayer Flashpoints and Operations to join with friends in dynamic challenges and much more. Plus, for a limited-time, all Subscribers who pre-order receive a Class Experience Boost, offering players 12x experience gain through Level 55 with the opportunity to immerse themselves exclusively in exciting class story missions, but only through December 1, 2014.
In Shadow of Revan, a long-hidden sect of extremists has emerged from the ongoing war between the Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic. This group is led by Revan, the former hero of the Jedi Civil War. These fanatical “Revanites” are gathering an army with an apocalyptic plan that will leave the Republic and the Empire in ashes. Players will prepare to face Revan and adventure alongside a host of intriguing characters, including Theron Shan, Lana Beniko, and Jakarro the Wookiee.
Players who pre-order by November 2, 2014 will receive:
One week of Early Access to Shadow of Revan starting December 2
Exclusive Grand Statue of Revan to display in Player Strongholds
The Digital expansion: Rise of the Hutt Cartel (subscribers automatically receive Rise of the Hutt Cartel)
Players who pre-order by December 1, 2014 will receive:
Exclusive Grand Statue of Revan to display in Player Strongholds
The Digital Expansion Rise of the Hutt Cartel (subscribers automatically receive Rise of the Hutt Cartel)
Subscribers who pre-order the digital expansion will receive a Class Experience Boost as a bonus with the following details:
Players are offered 12x experience gain while playing exclusively through class story missions up to Level 55
The boost is effective immediately and expires on December 1, 2014
Star Wars: The Old Republic is a free-to-play, award-winning MMO set thousands of years before the classic Star Wars™ movies. Players team up with friends online to fight in heroic battles between the Republic and Empire, explore a galaxy of vibrant planets and experience intense Star Wars combat. Now players can experience the complete storylines of the eight iconic Star Wars classes all the way to Level 60 without having to pay a monthly fee. The free-to-play option complements the existing subscription offering, providing greater flexibility in how to experience Star Wars: The Old Republic.
AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 8, 2013 – Join the battle and customize the ultimate starship to become a legendary Starfighter pilot in the Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ universe! Today, BioWare™, a division of Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: EA), and LucasArts announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic is adding Player-vs-Player (PvP) combat in the Free-to-Play Digital Expansion, Galactic Starfighter. With a variety of unique starships, a wide set of customization and upgrade options, multiple battle zones and gameplay modes, Galactic Starfighter brings the thrill of epic 12v12 space battles to Star Wars: The Old Republic for the first time.
Active Star Wars: The Old Republic subscribers will be offered Early Access starting December 3 and Preferred Status Players* on January 14. Galactic Starfighter will be offered as a Free-to-Play Digital Expansion available to the public beginning onFebruary 4. Each group will also receive special in-game items as part of this Early Access opportunity. As a special benefit, active subscribers as of November 1 will receive an exclusive Galactic Starfighter early Gunship unlock and custom Gunship paint jobs**.
“Our goal with Star Wars: The Old Republic has always been to immerse players into their own Star Wars adventure and huge space battles are a vital part of fulfilling that fantasy,” said Jeff Hickman, General Manager of BioWare Austin. “Galactic Starfighter will be a deep experience that will continue to grow over time. We can’t wait for both our current and new players to get their hands on it soon.”
Starting December 3, subscribers are eligible to receive special reward items along with the Early Access opportunity. Please see below for details:
Subscriber Early Access Rewards
Early Access to Galactic Starfighter on December 3
Exclusive Paint Jobs***
Two Pilot Suits
Two Titles (“Test Pilot” and “First Galactic Starfighter”)
Subscribers get the maximum leveling and progression benefit (a Starfighter Pass will also be available for purchase in the Cartel Market beginning January 14)
Preferred Status players will receive:
Early Access to Galactic Starfighter on January 14
Two Pilot Suits
Exclusive Title (“Test Pilot”)
Star Wars: The Old Republic is a Free-to-Play, award-winning MMO set thousands of years before the classic Star Wars™movies. Players team up with friends online to fight in heroic battles between the Republic and Empire, exploring a galaxy of vibrant planets and experiencing visceral Star Wars combat. Now players can experience the complete storylines of the eight iconic Star Wars classes, all the way to Level 50 without having to pay a monthly fee. The Free-to-Play option complements the existing subscription offering, providing greater flexibility in how to experience Star Wars: The Old Republic.