Many players are asking what the difference between Rise of the Hutt Cartel and game update 2.0 are. Changes are coming to SWTOR, which is always a good thing, but some of this is confusing to players. Do you need to purchase ROTHC? Where is the clarification on this issue?
Here, Eric Musco explains the difference:
Here is a bit more clarification on the differences between Rise of the Hutt Cartel and 2.0 put as simply as I can!
What subscribers will get without purchasing Rise of the Hutt Cartel:
- Class changes and balancing levels 1-50
- Any itemization/world changes which affect levels 1-50
- Legacy Achievements
What subscribers will get if they do purchase Rise of the Hutt Cartel:
- New Operation: Scum and Villainy
- Nightmare Mode Terror From Beyond
- Upgraded level 55 Hard Mode Flashpoints
- Level cap increase to 55
- All new Makeb storyline
The new Operation and Hard Mode Flashpoints in Game Update 2.0 are Level 55 Elder Game Content. The level cap increase to 55 is included with the purchase of the Digital Expansion: Rise of the Hutt Cartel. Free-to-Play restrictions apply. Visit the Free-to-Play Features Chart for more information.
Will you be purchasing ROTHC? What made your decision for you?
Source: SWTOR forums