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SWTOR Account Subscription Issues Fix, Refunds, and Support

Many SWTOR players have been running into some issues with the game lately. My son actually downloaded it to play again this week and ran into a couple of these bugs. If you’re having problems, know that it’s not just you and help is available. If you’re seeing any of these errors on swtor.com: A maintenance message on swtor.com when the rest of the site is working as usual SWTOR.com is temporarily unavailable as we are experiencing extremely high traffic. Your credentials are incorrect or expired. Please try again or reset your password. The EA Billing and management services cannot be accessed at this time, please try again later. An error has occurred while trying to process your request. Please, try again later. {0} You are not alone. There have been some buggy issues impacting SWTOR lately. If you have subscription-related issues: Post in this thread. Please provide your swtor…

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The Swoop Rally is now on the SWTOR PTS!

BioWare is now testing a Swoop Rally on the game’s Public Test Server. The Swoop Rallywill be a new recurring event, and will go live with SWTOR Patch 6.1.2 comming this June. Check out The news below: The All Worlds Ultimate Swoop Rally is our newest event, coming soon with Game Update 6.1.2. This event will function like the other recurring in-game events, like Pirate Incursion or Rakghoul Resurgence. Before it goes live worldwide, any players interested in testing the swoop rally beforehand can head over to the Public Test Server now! With this new in-game event, three different factions offer Daily Missions on Dantooine, Tatooine, and Onderon. You’ll pilot a swoop bike as you try to complete objectives tailored to each of the gang’s interests, like completing the track as fast as possible or trying to blow things up! Completing these Missions earns you reputation and rewards unique to…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for May 2020

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of May 2020 Double XP EventDate: April 21 – June 16, 2020 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 11:00AM PDT/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: None! Starting April 21st and lasting until June 16th there will be a Double XP event! Enjoy a full month of Double XP, Valor, Renown, and more. Pirate IncursionDate: May 5 – 12, 2020 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 11:00AM PST/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: Level 20+ The remote planet Dantooine has been thrust into the center of escalating hostilities between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire. Spurred on in secret by covert Imperial forces, the Nova Blade pirates have staged an all-out attack on the pastoral Republic world. As the Republic scrambles to defend this key territory at the edge of Imperial space, the Empire plans to capitalize on the chaos and deal a major blow to the longtime Republic bastion. FEATURED REWARDS: Nova Blade…

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Gold Spammers Compete in a Pandemic-Swept World

Gotta make that gold, right? Well, it looks like some gold spammers are evolving to offer more than in-game currency. Check this screenshot from SWTOR: We are NOT making fun of the pandemic, but we really had to take a moment to share this with you because it’s both hilarious and alarming, depressing and ingenious (okay, maybe not go that far). If you’ve ever played SWTOR, or any MMORPG for that matter, you know that these guys have been around since the very beginning. And as someone who’s been playing MMORPGs since they came out, I have seen my fair share of hilarious gold spammer PMs. I’m sure most of you have as well. Never before, however, have I seen one play on the current events quite this way. With people around the globe in fear of the coronavirus pandemic, it makes sense that they might try to capitalize on…

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SWTOR Game Update 6.1.1 patch notes

Here are the patch notes for Star Wars: The old republic – game update 6.1.1 Highlights Conquest – Several quality of life changes have been made to the Conquest system. Our goal with these changes is to make Personal Conquests relevant to all character levels, not just those at end game content. Personal Conquest objectives are now split into three level ranges, each offering different and more relevant objectives/rewards.  Personal Conquest objectives now have a shortcut to pick up the relevant mission, open the relevant window directly, or open the galaxy map when applicable. Many additional objectives have been added to each Personal Conquest, offering more ways to achieve Personal Conquest goals on more characters. Double XP Event – Starting April 21st and lasting until May 19th, there will be a month-long Double XP event! Enjoy a full month of Double XP, Valor, Renown, and more. Cartel Market The Xoxaan’s Armor Set’s description in…

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Inaccessible Worlds of SWTOR

Here’s something fun for SWTOR fans: a video with a bunch of delete worlds and incomplete dev testing levels. This has no game story spoilers so no worries if you have not played through all of the game yet. It’s a fun behind-the-scenes look into game development, even if you’re not a SWTOR fan. About the video: “Hey SWTOR-Friends, in this playlist we are looking into the inaccessible worlds of SWTOR. These include the Dev-Worlds and Deleted Worlds from the game. I didn’t looked into every world, because there are too much and some of them are empty or are very small.” Check it out yourself here: What do you think? What was the most interesting part for you?

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SWTOR Game Update 6.1.1 now on PTS!

Want to try out the upcomming SWTOR Patch? Now is your chance! Game Update 6.1.1 is now live on the Public Test Server (PTS) for all subscribers. Whether you have a max level character or not, we encourage you to check out the PTS and give us your feedback on this new Lair Boss. To get additional information on the PTS status, timing, and to give your feedback, head to the PTS Forums. In the upcoming Game Update 6.1.1 we’re introducing several quality of life changes and improvements for players with Conquest and Class changes. Alongside these changes, we’re introducing the Master Mode difficulty for The Nature of Progress Operation as well as new Set Bonuses! Master Mode and New Set Bonuses Currently the first, second, and fifth bosses are available for Master Mode testing, with the others to be added in with future PTS phases. Along with the Master Mode…

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SWTOR: Eric will be absent from the office to train his new apprentice for a while

In other news, Community Manager for Star Wars: The old Republic, Erci Musco will be AFK for a while do to parental leave. Danie lSteed will fill his shoes while he is gone. Here is the news: Hey everyone, A couple of years ago I made a post just like this one where I let you know I was getting married and would be out of office for a few weeks. (Round 1, if you missed it). Well, I am back for round 2… In a few short weeks, my wife and I are expecting our first child! Between paternity leave and some paid time off that’s burning a hole in my pocket, I am going to be in and out of the office quite a bit over the next few months. To keep things consistent, even during the time I am in office, I will be focusing most of…

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SWTOR Game Update 6.1a

Here are the patch notes for Star Wars: The old republic – game update 6.1A The starting area of Korriban no longer has a floating platform. Republic players on the Mission “The Task at Hand” will find it much more clear where they need to find General Daeruun. Players who qualified for the 5-year Distinguished Veteran Reward: Galactic Alliance Statue will find a new make-good decoration in their mailbox. Corrected an issue which caused some items to have an Ossus Reputation requirement to equip. Corrected an issue where Operation broadcast messages would not display in some circumstances. Darth Malgus will no longer show up as “Darth Malgus Unhooded” in the subtitles of the final cinematic of Onslaught.

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SWTOR: New Subscriber Reward: Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun

BioWare have goodies for us. This month the SWTOR team is excited to announce a new Subscriber reward – the Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun! As a special thank you to the games Subscribers, anyone that has an active Subscription within the promotional timeframe will receive this new Mount. To ensure you get the Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun, read on for details: To unlock the Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun, be a Subscriber at any time between January 28th and February 29th. The Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun will be delivered via in-game mail as soon as a Subscriber account logs into the game within the promotional period. Are you worried about not meeting the criteria for this promotion? Fear not! If you miss this promotional window, the Umbaran Patrol Tauntaun will return again in a future game update. Are you curious what subscribing will grant you in addition to this Mount? For starters, you’ll have access to…

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Current Status of SWTORData

A lot of people have been asking about SWTORData, including swtorconquest, and the owner has made an official statement on the status via Reddit. The short version: He’s no longer updating it and has no plans to do so in the future. You can read his full post on Reddit for more details and if you have questions for him, but here’s a snippet: “I wanted to finally make a post regarding the current status of SWTORData (including conquest, the cartel bot, Maintence posts, etc) since I keep being messaged about it. The TLDR is… I am no longer maintaining it and at the moment have no plans to go back to it. The sites will stay up for now, but severely reduced. I am sorry it took me this long to actually say this, instead I just disappeared. I have a number of reasons for this, but the biggest catalyst was…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for December

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of December 2019 Relics of the GreeDate: December 3 – December 10, 2019 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10:00AM PST/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: Level 50+ 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 in the Republic fleet or Vaiken Spacedock in the Imperial fleet to get started on your adventure! FEATURED REWARDS: Reputation with the Gree Enclave Gree Digitization Cube White, Red, and Blue Scalene Armor Gray Helix Weapons L1-L Defender, L1-L Scout, and Miniature Gray Secant Mini-pets Cyan Sphere, Blue Sphere and Red Sphere Vehicles …and more! Rakghoul Resurgence on CorelliaDate: December 17 – December 24, 2019 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10:00AM…

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SWTOR: Free Mini-pet to Celebrate Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’s Launch

The guys over at BioWare is giving away a free mini pet to all players, in celebration of the launch of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen order. We want to offer our heartfelt congratulations to our friends at Respawn on their amazing accomplishment. Friday, November 15th marks the beginning of an exciting new journey as players around the globe begin their adventures with Cal Kestis and his companion BD-1. We cannot wait to join them in a galaxy far, far away! As a studio that loves our Companions, we were especially drawn to BD-1. So, as a special congratulations to the Respawn team, we have built a new droid mini-pet inspired by BD-1. Since The Old Republic takes place thousands of years before the events in Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, we worked with the Respawn team to make sure that our droid’s design was properly influenced by BD while also fitting within…

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Star Wars: The old Republic Nearing $1 Billion in Lifetime Revenue

Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR), a MMO developed by BioWare that released in late 2011, is apparently still a commercial success for EA. A recent earnings call from the publisher revealed that the game is currently coming very close to topping $1 billion in revenue. Now, that is over the course of about 8 years, but it’s still impressive nonetheless. SWTOR was an insanely expensive undertaking for EA to begin with. Reportedly, the game set the publisher back roughly $200 million for initial development costs. With that number alone, one would assume that translates to EA raking in nearly $800 million in pure profit, right? Well, keep in mind that the game is still being continually updated with new content, patches, and so on. There are STILL ongoing costs for development of the game. So, how much profit has EA actually pulled in with Star Wars: The Old Republic?…

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How to Gear Up at Level 75 in SWTOR

What is the easiest way to gear up for endgame level 75 in SWTOR? In this video Swtorista goes over the new gearing system for the Onslaught expansion and some basics you need to know to gear up. I absolutely love her videos and this one is no exception. If you’re still playing SWTOR, you need to check this out. If you’re looking for info to help you with the expansion, or if you’re coming back to SWTOR after being away for a while, this is a great video to help you understand the gear system and how it’s going to work in the expansion. Onslaught brings this new gearing system, Spoils of War, and there are some important things you need to know about it. The gear you get will be based on your current gear rating and item rating. This means you have to move it up as…

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SWTOR: Message from Keith Kanneg – Game Producer

Game producer for Star Wars: The old Republic Keith Kanneg, took over the forum syesterday with an update on what to expect with te game in the future. Hey everyone, It has been a while since I put out a post so I figured I would stop into the forums and get an update out to everyone. I’ll provide you with a brief update about what’s coming soon, but first and foremost want to address the issues we’ve been experiencing with our Tulak Hord server this past week. It’s being very stubborn and every time we think we have it nailed, it decides to kick some players from various areas in the game and won’t let them back in for a while. Not a great experience for anyone and I apologize we haven’t fixed it already. We believe it’s an intermittent hardware issue, making it difficult to isolate, so we’re…

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SWTOR In-Game Events for November

Here are the ingame events for Star Wars: The old republic for the month of November 2019 Bounty Contract WeekDate: November 5 – 12, 2019 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 10:00AM PST/6:00PM GMT)Requirement: Level 15+ For a limited time, the Bounty Brokers Association has opened its doors to anyone willing to take on their dangerous contracts, offering an opportunity for both seasoned and rookie hunters to prove their skills and bring crime syndicates and violent gangs to justice! Each day, you can sign up for one standard Henchman contract and one high profile Kingpin Contract, and each may take you to a separate planet. Complete five standard contracts to unlock Kingpin missions with bigger loot! Head to the fleet now, invite your friends and visit representatives of the Association to get started on your contracts! FEATURED REWARDS: Reputation with the Bounty Brokers Association Bounty Tracker’s Armor Set and Contract Hunter’s Armor Set Assassin’s Bowcaster and…

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SWTOR Game Update 6.0a ( Patch Notes)

Here are the patch notes for Star Wars: The old republic – game update 6.0A Cartel Market The HK-55 Chapter “Shroud of Memory” will now unlock for a player’s account as intended. Removed the Shroud of Memory icon from the Legacy Window. General Kai Zykken has learned the value of customer service (kind of) and will now face the player during his introduction cinematic. Corrected a number of issues where characters that were killed due to player choice appeared in cinematics. Using a Commander’s Token to begin the Jedi Under Siege storyline will no longer play the original Class Story intro in some situations. Characters who did not receive their Conquest rewards with Onslaught’s launch will find them waiting in their inventory. Restored hairstyle 3 for female human and cyborg Bounty Hunters. Lowered the frequency and rewards of Slicing boxes on Onderon. General Chat now functions on Onderon. Classes +Combat…

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What Happened to SWTOR?

Those of you who have been around since the beginning know that this started as a blog about SWTOR, years before it even launched. We were so excited about the game that we couldn’t wait to start making posts and sharing all the information we could find with other fans. Here is some insight by Jeff Nyman (game tester) on what happened to the game and where it stands now? Here’s an article to give you some of that perspective: a swtor context You may have seen this shared on the SWTOR forums from user Lhancelot with the summary below: “Obviously there is a lot of sentiment around the game, it’s current development, and it’s possible future. I’ve found in a few of these conversations that people do appreciate a bit of context. Historical context is often the best of all. So that’s what the above is. It’s not white…

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A Day in the Life of Juggernauts and Guardians: The 6.0 Experience Explained

The upcoming SWTOR Expansion – ‘Onslaught’ – will introduce a many changes for each Class in the game. Players will among other things experience new abilities, Set Bonuses, and Tactical items.To help explain it all, The developers over at BioWare are releasing a series of articles featuring each Advanced Class’s new ability, as well as new Set Bonuses and Tactical items. They will also present various combat scenarios to show how these changes will mesh together just like in our previous article covering Marauder and Sentinel In today’s article they are showcasing the Juggernaut and Guardian Advanced Classes! Juggernaut Let’s take a look at the new ability for Juggernauts! Furious Power – Converts all Furious Power ability charges into stacks to buff your next attack by 25%. Each attack consumes one stack. Furious Power has 4 ability charges and regenerates 1 charge every 30 seconds. Alongside a new ability, Juggernauts will receive a bevy…

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