Game Update 5.10.1 Patch Notes

Here are the Patch Notes for Game Update 5.10.1. Maintenance for the Game Update 5.10.1 Patch will be happening on February 12th/13th at: 5:00 AM – 9:00 AM PST 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM GMT Midnight – 4:00 AM AEDT Highlights Geonosian Queen Lair Boss – The Sith Empire’s ruthless assault on the Jedi colony on Ossus began with Darth Malora, who created her own breed of mutated Geonosian warriors to use as shock troops for the attack. But before she created her insectoid army, Malora first had to create their master and originator. Left unguarded and unsupervised, this mutated Geonosian …

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Darth Malgus’ Return to The Old Republic Explained

Darth Malgus’ return to the Old Republic was well received for the most part. But those who played through the Imperial story quickly realised that something wasn’t quite right. He is not the same Malgus we had known and loved from launch. In this article, I’ll explain what happened to him and what’s going on now by answering some commonly asked questions. How did he survive? Originally, in the False Emperor Flashpoint, you knock Malgus down the shaft with a grenade (later on, they changed it so you could just kill him). According to the ‘Darth Malgus Lives’ Codex, agents …

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A Look Back at 2018 – SWTOR Edition

The expansion drought continues for The Old Republic. It’s been over two years since 5.0 came out. 2018 gave us a few Updates with some story, some PvP and even some Operations content. I haven’t really made much of a secret of the fact I haven’t played SWTOR that much throughout 2018. I dabbled in the game here and there around Game Updates and did a fair bit of PTS testing for Game Update 5.9.2. But beyond that, I haven’t really done much throughout 2018. The game overall continues to be marred by a horrible gearing system (especially for PvP) …

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Mid Year Mayhem Event Returning January 10th – 21st

The January Crown Store Showcase Article revealed the dates for the Midyear Mayhem Encore Event. The Event will begin on Thursday, January 10 and end Monday, January 21 at 10 am EST. Why is there a Mid Year Mayhem Encore Event? Because of the Indrik Mount. According to the Update 20 PTS Patch Notes, you’ll be able to earn tickets from doing the Event and buy the first Indrik Evolution Berry. Berries are used to evolve the Indrik Mount. During this event, you can obtain one Event Ticket after completing a Cyrodiil Board or Town Daily quest, once per day …

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Looking Back on 2018 – ESO Edition

Elder Scrolls Online had a massive 2018. With quarterly content release cycles, there was always something to look forward to! I started out the year mainly doing solo stuff then the last few months getting full-on into PvP. The content released was fantastic! Both the Summerset and Murkmire stories were excellent! The environments of both the new zones were incredible. I’m continually blown away by the beauty and detail of this game. The new houses released this year were incredible. The Princely Dawnlight Palace and the Enchanted Snow Globe Home were particularly amazing. However, it’s very disappointing that they still …

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Major Spoilers for Game Update 5.10 – Influencer Exclusive Image Tease

(This post was republished due to website rollback/error. Changing website hosting providers is so much fun…) To celebrate Seven Years of The Old Republic and the return of a major character in Game Update 5.10, the Developers have released this exclusive image for Bioware Influencers to share with the community! Here is the image (click on the image to enlarge it!) The Developers have also gone on to publish a new story trailer for Jedi Under Siege showing Darth Malgus in the story. Be sure to keep an eye for my upcoming articles about Darth Malgus’ return!

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Ossus Screenshot Contest!

To celebrate the launch of Game Update 5.10, I am doing a massive Contest/Giveaway! All you have to do is submit a screenshot of Ossus for a chance to win prizes! Please read up on all the details, rules and submission info before sending me a Screenshot!  UPDATE I’ve extended the duration of the contest since I won’t be able to give the winners some of the prizes until the Devs are back from their Holiday break! Screenshot Categories There are three different categories you can enter. Story Cutscene – Any nice cutscene screenshot you snag that is on or shows …

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5 Last Minute Things you should know about Game Update 5.10

Here’s a quick outline of what you should know so you’re prepared for Game Update 5.10 (if you don’t already). Note some info in this article could change as it’s based on PTS. The new Tier of Gear is a Grind Honestly, if you’re not a NIM Raider or a Ranked PvPer, I wouldn’t recommend stressing about getting the new tier of gear. There are two levels of gear being introduced, 252 and 258. Here are the three main methods to get the new tiers of gear. Crafting (258 only) NIM GOTM (258 Schematics and new Mats) Ranked PvP (new …

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Game Update 5.10 252-258 Gearing Guide

There is a new Tier of Gear being introduced to The Old Republic in Game Update 5.10. It consists of two gear ratings, 252 and 258. Here is my Guide to how you can get the gear.  Contents Basics Crafting Masterwork Data Crystals Ossus Reputation Command Crates 252 Gear 252 Gear Vendor – Ossus Weekly Lockbox  Command Crate Drops 258 Gear 258 Gear Vendor – Ossus Crafting Basics There are three key ways to get the new gear. Crafting (258 only) NIM GOTM (258 Schematics and new Mats) Ranked PvP (new Mats + Ossus Reputation Tokens) Masterwork Data Crystals (252 …

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