TOR date set to be announced later this month or sometime in October

Battlefield 3 pre-orders hit 1.25M:

During the Citi 2011 Tech Conference on Wednesday, September 7, Electronic Arts CFO Eric Brown announced that Battlefield 3 pre-orders have hit around the 1.25 million mark, and are tracking ahead of previous Battlefield games.

“To date we have about 1.25 million preorders on Battlefield 3, so it’s still well ahead of its predecessor title, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, in regards to preorders in the same number of weeks till launch,” he said during the conference, which was listened to by Gamasutra. “So it’s doing very well.”

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More exciting news from the Tech Conference:
Star Wars: The Old Republic is still aiming for a Q4 release, but, as the firm mentioned earlier in the year, it is prepared for a possible slip into Q1 2012.

“We have a date set internally, with a lot of assumptions around it,” he said. ”We’re not done until we’re done. … We’re not going to know with enough certainty to publicly announce a release date, until later this month or sometime in October.”