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Players Created a Premature Oceanic Server with Guild System

Gamers often go a long way to get what they want and this story from Massively explains just what some SWTOR fans will do to get their server to play on. We are never lacking for creative and ingenious gamers who find workarounds for all of their problems and issues. The early lack of Oceanic and Asian servers led some players to get creative and find their own method around it, using BioWare’s own system to their advantage. From Massively: Many MMOs have unofficial servers for regions and rulesets, but pulling them together can take an incredible amount of work and still end up halfway done. However, Oceanic and Asian players wanted to make sure that they all rolled on the same server right on launch day, so guilds began to get in contact with each other and use BioWare’s own guild registration system to link Republic and Empire groups…

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SWTOR’s Local Launch: Your Questions Answered (For Australian Players)

As we all recently learned, Australian gamers will be getting their launch of SWTOR soon. After big success in its current markets, SWTOR is now releasing to Australia and the surrounding region. March 1st is the big day and if you have any questions about the upcoming launch, the Toroz team has you covered with this post: What a day – after such a long wait for the details, we pretty much know most things about what life will be like post March 1 as SWTOR players. Although there’s no shortage of information around, I thought it might be worth rounding up the key facts: March 1st is launch day – 12.01am to be exact. Oceanic servers, located in Australia, go live at exactly the same time. There’ll be optional free transfers to the new servers for anyone meeting these criteria See all seven points and the link to the…

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SWTOR Australia/New Zealand Official Launch Announced

On December 20, 2011 when SWTOR launched to Europe and the United States, big news hit Australia and New Zealand. SWTOR made an official announcement confirming the launch of the game to those regions in 2012. So if you are an Aussie who’s been waiting to hear if you will get SWTOR, the time has finally come.  Here’s what Stephen Reid had to say on the official forums: “We can confirm that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be launching in Australia and New Zealand in the spring of 2012. Right now we are targeting March 1st, but that could change as our number one priority is making sure that customers have a great service to play on. For those of you who may have already imported the game, we will be investigating solutions to allow you to continue to play on a local server once they come online in…

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