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The Super Secret Space Project is revealed… or at least teased!

During the Seattle Community Cantina last night, BioWare reveal what looks like the “Super Secret Space Project”. Not much is known about it yet, but it looks like  mouse based star fighter combat! Not on rails! It’s been hinted at for ages at events and on the forums. Devs had said they’d like to see proper PvP ship combat off rails and guild capital ships at some point. Bioware only referred to the project as the Super Secret Space Project (hence the title of this post). We knew it was in the works. The question is when, and what are all the details. But it is nice to see this might be sooner than later now. Swtor_miner have been sitting on some mined info for a while. Here is what he thinks it is from his mining: It’s freeflight. You get a choice of 3 fighter varieties for PvP: Heavy, Medium,…

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New SWTOR Content on the Way

With the news of the new free to play coming soon to SWTOR, we also learned that there will be some new content coming to the game. While dates have not been confirmed yet, there are five new pieces of content we know is on the way in the near future. Let’s take a look at these five new pieces of content and remember we will continue to update you with more information as it comes in. New Warzone There will be a new warzone added to SWTOR called the Ancient Hypergate. It’s supposed to be on the new planet of Asation and they promise us new game mechanics… whatever that means. A new warzone is a plus for anyone who loves PvP and since there will be many benefits with a free to play model, we can expect this to affect PvP as well as the population of servers….

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Starships of Star Wars: The Old Republic

The official SWTOR website continued with its ‘space’ theme by revealing more details  for the starships you can use in Star Wars: The Old Republic. This time revealing both ships that we have already seen – The Sith ‘Fury’ and Republic ‘Defender’. The sharp eye would notice there are 4 more slots for additional reveals over the coming weeks. Whether you’re looking to dominate the galaxy in the name of the Empire or rescue it from darkness as part of the Republic, you won’t get very far without a starship. In Star Wars™: The Old Republic™, your starship will be your base of operations, and it might even be your best friend. Ship models are specially designed to match the needs and tastes of each of the class types, so even though all the starships are outfitted for traveling the galaxy, each has its own character. Study the style and…

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Space Combat trailer!

If you are curious about Star Wars: The Old Republic’s space combat (let’s face it, who isn’t?), BioWare has posted a space combat trailer that will feed your need! Just as expected from the information that has been floating around the net, space combat does appear to be fast paced mission scenarios meant to give players a taste of something a little different than typical ground combat. While SWTOR won’t be releasing with the option to explore space in any sort of open format, BioWare has stated some possibility of future space gameplay. Check out the SWTOR space combat trailer and let us know what you think! Will you be hunting down these missions in game to get your chance to pew pew your way through space? Share your thoughts below. Join the forum discussion on this post

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