SWTOR Game Update 2.2 – What Are You Looking Forward To?

2-2_videoOn June 11th, Bioware will finally release SWTOR Game Update 2.2 on live servers so those of us who have been anxiously awaiting can finally check out all of this great new content. So now it’s official. We have a date and it’s not that far away. We already told you about the scheduled maintenance in preparation for the launch of the new content. So now we’re wondering what you’re most looking forward to in the new update.

Amber Green posted:

On June 11th, all game servers, SWTOR.com, and the launcher, will be unavailable as we perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update 2.2: Operation Nightmare will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday June 11th, 2013
Duration: 5 hours
Time: 3AM PDT (10AM UTC) – 8AM PDT (3PM UTC)

Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™.

So what’s coming (as if you don’t already know)?

Well, in short we will see the Nightmare Mode of Terror from Beyond, new gear (The Kell Dragon tier) and you will also be able to craft Underworld gear. Remember this is a 2-part update and this is part one so we get:

Nightmare Mode Operation: Terror From Beyond, New Guild Bonuses, Underworld Gear Crafting

But that’s not all (and we’ve been talking about it frequently here). If you want to learn more about Game Update 2.2 and all that it will contain, you can head over to the official page.

Some other goodies:


In addition to the existing +5% Guild Bonus you receive for joining a Guild, you’ll be able to earn +1% Guild XP Bonus and +1% Reputation Bonus for every five recruits into your guild:

  • Recruits must be Subscribers or Preferred Status Players who have logged into the game in the last 30 days.
  • Guild XP and Reputation Bonuses are each capped at 10%.

Visit the “Guild Rewards” page for more details.

And don’t forget Double XP weekends are back- Earn Double XP and Legacy XP during the following weekends in June and July.

What are you most looking forward to after the update?

Lisa Clark

Lisa has been an avid gamer since she was old enough to hold her first controller and a game writer for more than a decade. A child of the Nintendo generation, she believes they just don’t make games like they used to but sometimes, they make them even better! While consoles will always be her first love, Lisa spends most of her gaming time on the PC these days- on MMOs and first-person shooters in particular.