patch 2.3

Maintenance: August 22nd – Patch 2.3.1a

AmberGreen just informed the community via the official Star Wars: The old republic forums, that BioWare will be taking down the servers 2 hours today, to patch a few errors. Below are the message: Maintenance: August 22nd | 08.21.2013, 04:42 PM On August 22nd, all game servers will be unavailable as we perform brief maintenance. Patch 2.3.1a will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Thursday August 22nd Duration: 2 hours Time: 3AM PDT (10AM UTC) – 5AM PDT (12PM UTC) Patch Note Items The incorrect alignment requirement has been removed from the following gear: Section X Guardian Armor Scalene Armor (Red, Blue, White, Gold) Voss Ambassador Armor Hyperspace Hotshot Armor Deep Space Starfighter Helmet Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Time Zone Start Time UTC Offset PDT Thursday August 22, 2013 03:00 AM -7 hours MDT Thursday…

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Game Update 2.3.1 Patch Notes – 8/21/2013

Patch notes for today’s servers maintenance is up. This time they got around to fixing out-of-space Pierce and Double Risha and “If players receive a whisper while in the process of replying to another whisper, the reply no longer displays the correct name while incorrectly delivering the message to the name who whispered most recently.” Something that have annoyed a lot of players for over a year now. Whoever writes the patch notes has a wonderful sense of humor. Check out these two goldies: “Treek no longer attempts to accentuate her humble by sinking into the ground.” Skadge has given up his ventriloquism hobby and will move his lips when saying the line “You got somethin’ to kill, or what?” Wonderful stuff 🙂 Check out the full patchnotes below: Highlights The first Packs of Shipment Three are now available for sale on the Cartel Market! Most items in the Contractor’s and Freelancer’s Bounty Packs…

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Scheduled Maintenance: August 21st, 2013 – Patch 2.3.1

Amber Green posted a notification on the official forums, that maintenance this week will be on Wednesday August 21st. Game Update 2.3.1 will be implemented during this downtime. We will post the patch notes as soon as they become availible, so be sure to check back later. AmberGreen Scheduled Maintenance: August 21st, 2013 | 08.19.2013, 01:12 PM On August 21st, all game servers, SWTOR.com, and the launcher will be unavailable as we perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update 2.3.1 will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 Duration: 4 hours Time: 3AM PDT (10AM UTC) – 7AM PDT (2PM UTC) During maintenance, all updates and additional information will be posted on our Twitter account. Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Time Zone Start Time UTC Offset PDT Wednesday August 21, 2013 03:00 AM -7 hours MDT…

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Patch Notes – 2.3.0c – 8/16/2013

BioWare performed a short maintenance to fix some bugs with the Bounty Contract Week. Servers should all be back up now. Below are the patch notes: 2.3.0c Patch Notes 8/16/2013 General An issue affecting the spawn rate of Shady Characters has been corrected. The respawn rate of Shady Characters has been increased significantly. The “information” count required to advance Bounty Contract missions has been reduced to 4 (from 5). Join the forum discussion on this post

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Patch Notes – 2.3.0b

BioWare implemented a small client-side patch yesterday. You need to restart your client for these changes to take effect. I’ve noticed recently that if you leave your client open (at the server selection screen) during these patches, you’re not always forced to restart the game. This has led to some weird behaviour – e.g. the last patch I couldn’t use warzone medpacs (in warzones) and this time I lost the ability to interact with my UI. I often leave my game running overnight (and am booted to the server selection screen after a given period of inactivity) and I think previous patches forced my game closed so I’m not sure if they’ve changed anything. Below are the patch notes: General Implemented a fix for a client crash that was occurring in the lobby of Czerka Flashpoints, as well as other locations in the game. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Maintenance: August 8th, 2013

BioWare is deploying a quick fix to one of the bugs we told you about yesterday. Patch is about 25 MB and fixes the the cooldown on the Czerka Corporate flashpoints. Check out the patch notes in Ambers  forum post below: On August 8th, all game servers will be unavailable as we perform maintenance. Patch 2.3.0a will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Thursday August 8th, 2013 Duration: 2 hours Time: 3AM PDT (10AM UTC) – 5AM PDT (12PM UTC) Patch Note Flashpoints Completing either Czerka Corporate Labs or Czerka Core Meltdown in Story Mode will now update [WEEKLY] Czerka Takeover (Republic)/[WEEKLY] Czerka Dissolution (Imperial) in all instances. Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Blog – Welcome to Game Update 2.3

Senior Producer Bruce Maclean posted a blog post on the new Game update 2.3 and alle the cool stuff that comes with it. The blog posts goes over graphic updates, the new companion Treek, the new TaunTaun mount and off course Czerka Corporation.   Check it out below: Hi there! Today we are very excited to release Game Update 2.3: Titans of Industry! This update features Czerka Corporation’s facilities on their privately owned moon, CZ-198, our first animal mount, a game wide palette graphics upgrade, reward vendors for an all new event starting next week, a new companion character and the normal assortment of bug fixes, game tweaks, and continued under the hood performance optimization tweaks. “Titans of Industry” is a new story arc encompassing two new Flashpoints at level 55: Czerka Corporate Labs and Czerka Core Meltdown. These Flashpoints can be accessed by traveling to a small daily mission area, CZ-198 via your ship or the…

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Patch Notes – Game Update 2.3 – Titans of Industry

Servers are down for maintenance but patch is up for download via the client for all who want to start patching early. Check out the patch notes below and get ready for Treek and Tauntaun mounts ( as well as many other new things) when the server comes back up. Game Update 2.3: Titans of Industry – 8/6/2013 Highlights CZ-198, a new Level 55 Daily mission area, is now available! CZ-198 is a small, private moon where Czerka Corporation‘s most secret and dangerous data, research and technology is stored. The facility has recently entered an emergency security lockdown, and both the Empire and the Republic have descended on the moon in order to seize control. Details under Missions New Level 55 Flashpoint: Czerka Corporate Labs! Infiltrate Czerka’s corporate headquarters on CZ-198 and take down Rasmus Blys, the Czerka scientist responsible for developing the company’s most dangerous weaponry. Details under Flashpoints New Level…

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Latest 2.3PTS Datamining

We love to bring you data mine info because it’s fun and interesting to speculate about what might make it into the game. As always, remember that this might contains spoilers, this is not official SWTOR news and we don’t actually know if any of this info will end up live in the game. With that said, let’s check it out! Here is some new info about 2.3 PTS data mined files a well as some corrections: Well it’s that time again. Going through the files I found artwork for new companion customizations for Qyzen, Skadge, Sgt. Rusk, Gault, Xalek, Ashara, and Yuun. Can’t really show them to you, as I haven’t had time to play around with character/npc models. They don’t have associated item entries, so they’re probably a little ways out. Apparently these went live with 2.2.2, and were body skins for existing customizations. Yay, for small fixes! Treek…

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SWTOR PTS Update 7/9

The public test servers are now updated with the new Daily Area CZ-198. Players have already found a few interesting features such as the new HK-51 customization available there. PTS Update – 7/10 | 07.09.2013, 01:46 PM The PTS is now available for testing Game Update 2.3 content! Patch Note: Players are now able to travel to Daily Area CZ-198. Thanks for your participation! Join the forum discussion on this post

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The Old Republic Insider – July 2013

The Old Republic Insider for July 2013 is here! In this episode, we learn about upcoming game content as well as what we can expect to see on the market in the future. There’s a new event: The Bounty Contract Week which will take place monthly, at the beginning of the month. So if you happen to miss one- no worries, as you will get a chance again the next month. Also in August, comes Game Update 2.3 Titans of Industry. Here’s a snippet of what to expect from this update and the Czerka Corporation: WE ARE THE GALAXY’S MOST TRUSTED BRAND For centuries, Czerka Corporation has led the industry in weapons design, Droid manufacturing, biological research, and much more. Here at our facilities on the private moon, CZ-198, we consider ourselves the heart of the Czerka Corporation. With state of the art labs and dedicated, robust R&D teams, CZ-198 continues…

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More info on Treek, The Healing Ewok Companion Coming in 2.3

This cute little guy comes with patch 2.3 and personally I cannot wait because he’s adorable. Who doesn’t want a little healing Ewok companion? Ok, maybe some of your wouldn’t but I’m willing to bet he’s going to be pretty popular which, of course, is why BioWare made him. We mentioned it briefly in this post but now we have more information, including some great videos on what he will look like. A new Legacy-wide Ewok companion named Treek is coming as part of patch 2.3! Treek is an Aim using Tank/Healer with awesome combat animations. madsithassassin has uploaded this video about the guy: Here is another video: https://youtube.com/watch?v=CuFS_e_j-U4%5B After looking at the videos, I think I like him even more. What do you think? Is this a companion you would want to have? Join the forum discussion on this post

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Game Update 2.3: Czerka Virtual Tour

Yesterday  BioWare opened a new  page on the official SWTOR website  for Game Update 2.3: “Titans of Industry””.  This “virtual tour” tells  players some background information on both the Czerka Corporation , the game update itself, and hints at things to come.  You can find the link to the update page here, and the virtual tour can be found here. Below are all the cool new screenshots: Join the forum discussion on this post

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Official update about Summer plans.

Senior Producer of Star Wars: The old republic,  Bruce Maclean, took on the forums today, posting a lengthy post regarding the summer of SWTOR. The post contains more details and a confirmations on what is going to happen.  Here are the most important news: 3 x Double XP Weekends New Flashpoints New Daily Area Game-wide color vibrancy improvement New Recurring Event: Bounty Contract Week Bounty Contract Week is a monthly event, so if you miss it the first time, don’t worry – it will return next month! Warzone Arenas. Game Update 2.4 in October Check out the full post below: Hello everyone! Here is a fresh update on where we are at in terms of hitting our schedules for the Summer of SWTOR, and a recap of all the exciting things we have in the works for the months ahead. All of the below dates are the dates the teams…

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Cantina Tour LA Exclusive- Pics, Updates and More

Cantina Tour LA Exclusive – Caña Rum Bar, Los Angeles – Flash Drive Data Dump! E3 Info & Pictures for 2.3 The SWTOR Community Cantina has passed and TORWars brought us a lot of great info from the event. For those of us who couldn’t be there ourselves, this is a gold mine of data and information! SWTOR Community Cantina Thumb Drive Exclusive Assets In this post, they tell us all about the exclusive thumb drive and the data that it contains, with pictures. This included a sneak peek of what we might all see from SWTOR in the near future. And it includes a gallery of images to give you some ideas of what we can be on the lookout for over the next few weeks or so. SWTOR Community Cantina Exclusive: Bounty Hunter Event And Hangar Decorations And in this post, they tell us all about the SWTOR Community Cantina….

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Latest update on Datamining SWTOR

Are you curious about what’s coming up soon in SWTOR? There are many rumors revolving the new updates and future game content. swtor_miner has some more great info datamined from SWTOR to add to the info he shared with us th other day. You can read the full post here (and spoilers are marked as such). But here is a snippet: So you guys wanted to know more about what I shared with you the other day. First let me point you to this early game leak. You’ll note that many of leaks turned out to be correct. Albeit, not exactly how they were originally found. Patch 2.3 It’s my speculation that Varl is possibly the next daily area/planet we’ll see in Patch 2.3. It’s story is tied closely to that of the Operation Scum & Villainy. The conversation data for this planet has been in the game files going all the…

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