Star Wars: The Old Republic set for December launch

Jos

TS Evangelist
Bioware and EA today announced the release date for its new massively multiplayer game, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The launch is set to  take place just before the Christmas holidays…

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Tomorrow_Rains

TS Enthusiast
Concerned

i'm actually concerned about this

EA servers are known for being unreliable.

Well, i was going to purchase this game but i'm not giving EA 15 dollars a month for crappy support and unreliable servers.

Unless they prove me wrong.
 

H3llion

TechSpot Paladin
Tomorrow_Rains said:
i'm actually concerned about this

EA servers are known for being unreliable.

Well, i was going to purchase this game but i'm not giving EA 15 dollars a month for crappy support and unreliable servers.

Unless they prove me wrong.
They will be running it slightly different. I don't think they want to screw up experience for players ;) Afterall they have invested over 100 Million in this project.
 

TomSEA

TechSpot Chancellor
Can't get excited about Star Wars anything. Ever since the first one came out (and yes, I was one of the millions standing in line around the block to see a midnight showing back in 1977), it's been nothing but a media frenzy for the movies and all the peripherals - toys, clothing, books, cartoons, conventions, etc.

Think I was completely burned out on Star Wars by about 1985. :p
 

ramonsterns

TS Enthusiast
I hope this flops. Bioware and EA need a wake-up call, and I can't really see any better way to do it than having this abomination roll over and die on them. But who am I kidding, if it fails, it will probably go free to play long before they actually shut it down.
 

H3llion

TechSpot Paladin
ramonsterns said:
I hope this flops. Bioware and EA need a wake-up call, and I can't really see any better way to do it than having this abomination roll over and die on them. But who am I kidding, if it fails, it will probably go free to play long before they actually shut it down.
Yeah and if the game flops it will do more damage to MMO industry then good, nice thinking. Give the game a try.

I hope that MW3 flops, Blizzard shuts down etc.. etc... they need a wake up call. While we at it I hope Apple bankrupts and Microsoft gets flooded with mass Viruses!

*sarcasm*
 
G

Guest

I wanted to reserve this on origin today (first time using it) but it wouldn't add the game to my cart then I tried to add BF3 to the cart and it worked well. Is the digital distribution of the game restricted to the us? I am gonna try later with a proxy just in case.
 

MilwaukeeMike

TS Evangelist
It probably will take some time to get the kinks worked out... I played WoW for a bit about a year after it came out and wait times to get on the server were common... days when the servers were down were common... You can't prevent it either; you can't justify a ton of capacity without first seeing how well many people sign up. Hopefully their architecture is easily expanded and they can fix issues like this quickly.