Scheduled Maintenance: December 17th – Patch 2.5.1

Life Day Event

Servers are going down on Tuesday for maintenance and to  implement patch 2.5.1. Life Day Event & Relics of Gree Start will also. Below is the announcement from the serverDriod from the official forum, and below that is the news on Life Day Event & Relics of Gree.

ServerDroid

Scheduled Maintenance: December 17th | Today , 03:16 PM

On December 17th, all game servers will be unavailable while we perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update 2.5.1 will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows:

Date: Tuesday December 17th, 2013
Duration: 4 hours
Time: 3AM PST (10AM GMT) – 7AM PST (2PM GMT)

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

Time ZoneStart TimeScheduled End TimeUTC Offset
HSTTue Dec 17, 2013 12:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 04:00 AM-10 hours
AKSTTue Dec 17, 2013 01:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 05:00 AM-9 hours
PSTTue Dec 17, 2013 02:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 06:00 AM-8 hours
MSTTue Dec 17, 2013 03:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 07:00 AM-7 hours
CSTTue Dec 17, 2013 04:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 08:00 AM-6 hours
ESTTue Dec 17, 2013 05:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 09:00 AM-5 hours
UTCTue Dec 17, 2013 10:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 02:00 PMUTC/GMT
CETTue Dec 17, 2013 11:00 AMTue Dec 17, 2013 03:00 PM1 hours
ISTTue Dec 17, 2013 03:30 PMTue Dec 17, 2013 07:30 PM5.5 hours
AEDTTue Dec 17, 2013 09:00 PMWed Dec 18, 2013 01:00 AM11 hours
NZDTTue Dec 17, 2013 11:00 PMWed Dec 18, 2013 03:00 AM13 hours

NEW EVENT COMING SOON: LIFE DAY EVENT
(DECEMBER 17, 2013 – JANUARY 1, 2014: BEGINS AND ENDS
AT 2AM PST/10AM GMT) LEVEL: Levels 10 – 55

MISSION: Celebrate Life Day with two weeks of snowball fights! Every snowball you throw during the Life Day Event has a chance to award you with a Snow-Covered Parcel. Collect and exchange your Snow-Covered Parcels for festive rewards at the “Master of Ceremonies” located in the Galactic Trade Market sector in the Imperial and Republic fleets. Snowball Bombs and Fireworks can be purchased for credits from the Master of Ceremonies. Watch out for those snowballs!

FEATURED REWARDS::

  • Mount: Sleigh I
  • Mount: Cyan Sphere (requires Snow Parcels from Life Day Event and Gray Helix Components from the Gree Event)
  • Achievements:
    • Jolly Parcel Peddler (Legacy Title: Life Day Celebrant)
    • Merry Life Day To All!
    • To All A Good Night! (Legacy Title: A Special Snowflake)
  • Fireworks: Life Day Tree
  • Life Day Snowball Bomb

RETURNING SOON: RELICS OF THE GREE EVENT
(DECEMBER 17, 2013 – JANUARY 1, 2014: BEGINS AND ENDS AT 2AM PST/10AM GMT)
LEVEL: Levels 50 – 55

MISSION: Explore Ilum‘s contested area in the Western Ice Shelf to uncover the mysterious purpose of the Gray Secant, an enormous ancient Gree starship. Get ready to face a powerful opponent that awaits you at the center of this ancient vessel. Visit the in-game News Terminal located on Carrick Station or Vaiken Spacedock to get started on your adventure!

FEATURED REWARDS:

  • NEWLY ADDED: Gree Digitization Cube (Gree-themed rest-and-recharge item)
  • NEWLY ADDED: Cyan Sphere (requires Snow Parcels from Life Day Event and Gray Helix Components from the Gree Event)
  • Reputation with the Gree Enclave
  • Armor: White, Red, Blue Scalene Armor
  • Weapons: Gray Helix Weapons, Gray Helix Lightsaber
  • In-game pets: L1-L Defender, L1-L Scout, Miniature Gray Secant
  • Mounts: Blue Sphere and Red Sphere Transport Enclosure Vehicles
  • …and more!