Game Update 5.10.4 – Patch Notes and Maintenance

Scheduled Maintenance The servers are going offline on Tuesday, June 16th to deploy Game Update 5.10.4. DATE: 16 July 2019 (- 17th July 2019) TIME: 6 AM – 9 PDT, 1 PM – 4 PM GMT, 11 PM – 2 AM AEST VERSION: 5.10.4 Patch Notes Here are the Patch Notes for Game Update 5.10.4. Highlights Free-to-play and Preferred Status changes – More hotbars, increased credit caps, unlimited medical probes, and unlimited quick travel for all F2P and Preferred status players! ????? – There are reports of mysterious observers being spotted around the Odessen base… General Players can now move items within …

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The Old Republic’s new Free-to-Play changes Explained

Star Wars The Old Republic is introducing some long-needed changes to it’s Free-to-play (F2P) and Preferred status systems. For reference, here are the differences between F2P and Preferred status. Free-to-Play– Players that have not spent any money and have access to the original storyline of the game. Preferred – Players that either used to be Subscribers or have spent money on the Cartel Market.* Subscription – Players that pay a monthly amount to access all gameplay content of SWTOR. The key changes coming for F2P and Preferred players include and increase credit cap, no restrictions on Quick Travel or Medical Probes (reviving) …

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Season 10 Ranked Rewards and Info

The rewards and details for Season 10 have finally been announced! There are quite a few changes from other seasons so be sure to read through all the info. Greetings PvPers! Season 10 of Ranked PvP is set to end with the launch of Game Update 5.10.1. Just as a reminder, after Season 10 ends all Season 9 tokens will be converted into credits. This will be your last chance to redeem these tokens, don’t miss out! Season 10 marks the first time that cross-faction play has been a part of Ranked PvP. With more competition comes a couple of changes …

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Charles Boyd Answers Story and RP Questions on Twitter

The Creative Director for The Old Republic, Charles Boyd, has recently been answering Lore questions on Twitter. Here’s what he had to say! Currently no plans for another timeskip like that 🙂 — Charles Boyd (@Charles_Boyd) 27 November 2018 Alive and retired! — Charles Boyd (@Charles_Boyd) 30 November 2018 I guess we’ll find out later when the Inquisitor meets Anathel 🙂 — Charles Boyd (@Charles_Boyd) 1 December 2018 There is no “canonical” choice of player character. — Charles Boyd (@Charles_Boyd) 1 December 2018 Sorry, not talking about anything beyond 5.10 for the time being 🙂 At this point, nothing has …

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Same Sex Romances being Introduced for Vanilla Companions in SWTOR

In a recent Star Wars The Old Republic Developer Livestream (Part 1 & Part 2), where they announced the details about Game Update 5.10, the developers also announced an unexpected bombshell. While they were announcing the return of companions Doc, Nadia and Jaesa, Charles Boyd, the Creative Director for SWTOR revealed that they would be introducing same-sex romances for these companions. Charles Boyd added later on in the stream that they want to introduce same-sex romances for other vanilla companions when it fits in thematically with the story. He wasn’t specific on timing but it is definitely the direction they want …

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SWTOR Cantina Livestream with Giveaways, Developer Q&A + More!

After the cancellation of their New York Community Cantina, Star Wars The Old Republic has announced a Cantina Livestream! Tune into the Stream on Thursday, October 11th 3 PM PST / 6 PM EST / 11 PM BST, Friday, October 12th Midnight CEST / 9 AM AEDT at twitch.tv/swtor. The team will be sharing more info about some of the things coming in Game Update 5.10 ‘Jedi Under Siege’! Here is some of the exciting gameplay we will be talking about! We will reveal what planet you will be able to explore in our new storyline! Get a spoiler-free overview of …

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Fall Road Map Overview and Summary

Keith Kanneg the Lead Game Producer for Star Wars The Old Republic, has finally given us another Roadmap to gorge over! New Stories set on a new planet to explore, NIM GOTM, Guild QoL improvements and more! Let’s take a dive, shall we? Summary Summer of PvP New Story and Daily Area NIM GOTM New Tier of Gear Guild QoL Improvements Companion Returns Content Schedule Game Update 5.9.3 Game Update 5.10 PTS Beyond 2018 Summary Summer of PvP Update The new Vandin Huttball Warzone Map is currently on the PTS. They’re targeting mid to late September for the release of …

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Game Update 5.9.3 Now Live on PTS featuring Vanden Huttball Map

Star Wars The Old Republic’s Game Update 5.9.3 is now live on the PTS! The crowning jewel of this update is a new Huttball Map, The Skyshredder, set on Vanden (KOTFE Chapter 13). Here’s our first look at the map (click on the image to enlarge it). It is described in the PTS Feedback thread as having new traps and we’ll even be able to fall off the side of the map. Please use this thread to post your feedback on the new Vandin Huttball Warzone. Any and all feedback is welcome. A few things that are different about this Warzone that …

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SWTOR’s Next Community Cantina has been Announced!

The next SWTOR Community Cantina has been announced and it’s going to be in New York! If you’re in the area or can otherwise go, I would highly recommend attending! All the relevant details are below (taken from swtor.com)! Join us Thursday, October 4th at 7 PM EST and meet the development team, make new friends and get exclusive swag! This is your chance to join the Star Wars™: The Old Republic community for a development team Q&A as well as complimentary drinks*, giveaways, and more. Attendees will receive Cantina exclusive swag! Space is limited so be sure to come early. …

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Old Cartel Market Requisition Reputations to be Merged into One Reputation

In Game Update 5.9.2, Star Wars The Old Republic will be merging all the old Cartel Pack Requisition Reputations into one reputation called the Underworld Exchange. Here is a list of all the old Cartel Market Reputations and the Packs that dropped them. Binary Star Realty – Stronghold Packs Bounty Supply Company – Bounty Packs The Contraband Resale Corporation – Contraband Packs Esstran Exports – Explorer Packs Freebooter’s Trade Union – Shadow Packs Interplanetary Component Exchange – Starfighter Packs Musco explained in his Developer Tracker Post how and why they are implementing this change. Here’s what he has to say: …

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