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Submitted by mathsman 617d ago | news

Star Wars: The Old Republic Goes Free-to-Play

Electronic Arts has today relaunched Star Wars: The Old Republic as a free-to-play title. Available for all gamers worldwide, the free-to-play option allows gamers to experience all of the class storylines through to Level 50, the current level cap, at no charge. Today also sees the introduction of the new Cartel Market. (PC, Star Wars:The Old Republic)

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X-Factor  +   617d ago
Free To Play. This is a good move! I wonder if the purchase by Disney of Star Wars, has anything to do with this.
wanieldiik  +   617d ago
this was announced way before disney bought the rights to star wars.
Canary  +   617d ago
It's less of a good move and more of a desperation move. F2P games and P2P games are built around entirely different models, and making the switch is basically an admission of failure. Right now, they're doing exactly what STO did--trying to recoup their losses as best they can.
NYC_Gamer  +   617d ago
TOR did fail that's why it's going F2P
Blacktric  +   617d ago
"Free To Play. This is a good move!"

-No sprint and limited quickbar and death.

Sure it sounds like a good move...

/s

Goodbye TORTanic. You won't be missed. Don't forget to take your pathetic biodrones with you.

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

"Lots of people here are bound by the spirit of hell!"

LMAO!

http://www.youtube.com/watc...

"Farming is not tolerated in this game..."

Oh God my sides...
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DeadlyFire  +   616d ago
Don't forget Disney sees the real value in Star Wars. When they make Episode 7, 8, and 9 their aim will be to capture OT gold cash in. So we could see SW Galaxies 2 come out around then with maybe Star Wars: Knights of the New Republic! :P
Blacktric  +   616d ago
"So we could see SW Galaxies 2 come out around then with maybe Star Wars: Knights of the New Republic! :P"

Oh God I hope so.

I'LL SACRIFICE THOUSAND GOATS FOR THAT TO HAPPEN!

Also if it's going to happen, I hope they give KOTOR 3 to Obsidian rather than Biosh*t. Galaxies can be made by any other decent dev out there too as long as it's not Biosh*t or Sony Online whom are the sole reason why Galaxies went to total sh*t towards the end.
majiebeast  +   617d ago
This game has made a new genre Pay to equip.
Norrison  +   617d ago
That's pay to win lol
finally gonna try it.
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Saryk  +   616d ago
SWTOR was built going F2P before it was ever released. I read a story several years ago that Bioware had a backup plan if the P2P model didn't work. I think the only thing that shocked them was the time of how quick it went F2P.

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