My Favourite Houses in ESO

Okay, I have a confession to make. I don’t actually own a proper house in Elder Scrolls Online, yet. Only a couple of those Apartments you get for free from doing those Quests. I’ve been saving up my Gold for nearly a whole year (so pretty much for as long as I’ve been playing the Game) to buy my first house. But I seem to have difficulty accumulating Gold. Of all the MMO’s I’ve played, ESO is definitely the hardest to earn coin in. But that hasn’t stopped me from ‘previewing’ all the Houses (you can do this via the Crown store …

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SWTOR’s Game Producer Sets the Record Straight

After tenuous allegations that EA was considering shutting down Star Wars The Old Republic, Keith Kanneg, SWTOR’s Game Producer, came onto the forums to hint at future plans for the game and even an Expansion. Hey all,   As Musco mentioned in the Live Stream yesterday, we’re busy working on an update to the Roadmap which should be available in mid-February. Keep in mind, we’ve just released Game Update 5.7, so expect the Roadmap to give you insight about the next 90 days or so.   I’m not ready to discuss all of the summer events and beyond that we’re …

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For the last time, SWTOR is not Dead or Dying

There has been ample talk of late about the state of Star Wars The Old Republic. The minimal communication from the Developers of late and the slow content release cycles has gotten many players increasingly concerned about the future of the game. To add more fuel to the fire, Kotaku recently published an article about Bioware doubling down on its new IP, Anthem. The article confirmed what I have suspected for some time in that the majority of Developers at Bioware Austin were now working on Anthem. This isn’t something new for Bioware Austin. As the article alluded to, Bioware …

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Game Update 5.7 Maintenance and Patch Note Highlights

The Patch Notes for Star Wars The Old Republic’s Game Update 5.7 ‘Legacy of the Creators’ have been posted. Scheduled Maintenance for Game Update 5.7 will occur: Date – Tuesday 23 January 2018 Time – 5:00AM – 9:00AM PST (1300 – 1700 GMT)  Double XP is also returning after Maintenance. It runs from the 23rd January – 2nd February. Highlights New Operation Boss: Scyva – Known as the Mother of Sorrows, Scyva is a nigh-indestructible threat – your team will have to take advantage of every resource at hand to prevail! Returning Companions: Risha and Corso – The Smuggler’s old allies emerge from …

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Princely Dawnlight Palace Preview

The Princely Dawnlight Palace was one of the new homes that was on Update 17 PTS. It is currently unknown when it will be released on live servers. Basic Information Redguard Theme Notable Home Available Unfurnished and Furnished Gold and Crown costs are currently unknown. Location Hew’s Bane – Abah’s Landing House Entrance  House Map Here’s a closeup of the Palace. Palace Courtyard The Palace Courtyard is an almost fully enclosed space featuring a swimming pool, a reflection pool, pergolas and water fountains. The Southeast portion features a series of stairs which leads down to the Ocean. The walls surrounding the …

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Ranked PvP Leaderboards Down in SWTOR

Eric Musco, the Community Manager for Star Wars The Old Republic, recently addressed player complaints about the Ranked Arena Leaderboards. The Leaderboards were not updating correctly. Bioware finally looked into it and discovered that there was something wrong and have taken the Leaderboards down for the time being. Hey folks,   Quick update. We are seeing some incorrect data being pulled into the season 9 leaderboards, so we are going to disable them for the time being while we investigate. It doesn’t look like it will be fixed today, I will let you know of any updates early next week. This …

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Scheduled Maintenance – 23rd January

Maintenance has been announced for Game Update 5.7 occurring Tuesday 23rd January. Hey everyone!   We will be taking the servers offline on Tuesday, January 23rd in order to apply Game Update 5.7. The website will also be unavailable during this time.   Details: DATE: 23 January 2018 TIME: 5:00AM – 9:00AM PST (1300 – 1700 GMT) VERSION: 5.7   Patch Notes will be available on Monday, here.   Thank you for your patience as we maintain Star Wars™: The Old Republic™!   -eric

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Welcome to MMO Bits!

Welcome everyone to MMO Bits! I’m Xam Xam, the creator of this Website and owner of the Blog, Xam Xam Says. Those of you familiar with me and my work will know that I’m planning on shutting down the Blog in time to work on this new project! I’ve also moved over most of the Guides I had on Xam Xam Says to MMO Bits and updated most of them in the process. For those of you unfamiliar with me, I’ve been creating content predominantly about Star Wars The Old Republic for over 3 years now on the aforementioned Blog, Xam Xam Says. This …

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WildStar – State of the Universe

Pappy recently published a new State of the Universe for the start of 2018. Basically, he reiterated what had happened in WIldStar throughout 2017 and thanked the player base for their ongoing support. He also emphasised that Carbine and NCSOFT are continuing to support the game for the foreseeable future. We can expect to hear about new content for the game sometime soon. Hey everyone!   I’d like to start this State of the Universe by giving a shout-out to our incomparable WildStar community. Throughout last year you’ve shown the passion, dedication, and excitement that has made Nexus one of the most welcoming and inclusive …

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ESO Bonus Event – Earn Free Crates or Trial ESO Plus

Elder Scrolls Online’s Bonus Event is back for a limited time! Here’s how you can earn free Crown Crates or Trial ESO Plus as F2P. ESO PLUS – EARN FREE CROWN CRATES To show our appreciation to existing ESO Plus members, we’re giving out up to six free Flame Atronach Crown Crates during the event period.   To participate in the ESO Plus Bonus Event, simply log into the game with an active paid ESO Plus membership (free trial membership does not count) each day from January 9 until January 15. Note that in order to qualify, each unique login must …

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