It was a dark time for Star Wars fans. When SOE's Star Wars Galaxies was released in 2003, combat never fully lived up to expectations, forcing many fans to retreat.
Evading the dreaded NGE, players instead turned to BioWare's Knights of the Old Republic to get their Star Wars fix. Earning praise of fans and critics alike, it was obvious BioWare was onto something big.
Ever since, MMO players have been obsessed with the idea of a Star Wars
title set in the Old Republic timeline. Now that Star Wars: The Old Republic has become official, everyone is excited to see what BioWare has planned for combat