game update 1.7.3

Scheduled Maintenance – 3/26 – 1.7.3

Just a friendly reminder that BioWare will be taking down the servers on March 26 to preform maintenance and apply game update 1.7.3 . Hopefully this patch update will bring us the “Ready Check” function we mentioned back in the beginning of the month.  We will of course post the path notes as the become available. Until then, check out the official announcement below: On March 26th, all game servers will be unavailable as we perform scheduled maintenance. Patch 1.7.3 will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Tuesday, March 26th, 2013 Time: 3AM PDT (10AM GMT) – 7AM PDT (2PM GMT) Duration: 4 hours Thank you for your patience as we maintain service for Star Wars™: The Old Republic™.

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Ready Check Slated for 1.7.3

One of the features that have been asked most about for a while, it the feature “Ready Check”. If your not used to mmorpg’s, ready check is a common feature used in most game of this sort. A ready check is an automatic survey that can initiated by a party or raid leader. Anyone promoted to raid assistant by the leader is also able to use the command. The command is initiated by typing /readycheck, or by clicking the “Ready Check” button in the raid ui panel. All members of the Operaton will receive a popup window that asks if the player is ready. If all players click “yes”, the person who initiated the check will receive a message indicating so. If a player clicks “no” or does not respond within the prescribed time limit a message will be sent to the leader indicating that they are either not ready or…

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