Patch 2.2

Scheduled maintenance and Patch 2.2.3

Just a heads up that BioWare will be taking down the servers next Tuesday in order to implement Patch 2.2.3. we should see the Gree event come back after the maintenance, and it should be scaled to 55. Check out the official announcement below: On July 23rd, all game servers, SWTOR.com, and the launcher will be unavailable as we perform scheduled maintenance. Game Update 2.2.3 will be implemented during this downtime. Details are as follows: Date: Tuesday July 23rd, 2013 Duration: 4 hours Time: 3AM PDT (10AM UTC) to 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™. Join the forum discussion on this post

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Clarification on Patch Notes for 2.2.2

In the patch notes for 2.2.2 it is stated that Bioware has made ”Multiple environmental art changes have been made across the galaxy”’.  Some users expressed concern and questions over this and it was brought up on the official forums by user tumpai in order to find out more about this change and how significant it would be. Amber Green, Live Services Specialist responded with a very detailed post explaining this part of the patch notes as follows: Hi there tumpai, This is actually a great question, and I’m a bit surprised it’s not come up before. The direct answer is that the note is a conglomeration of several small art fixes, and we often add a note like this to give people in the studio their props for fixing the whole darn galaxy almost every patch. These small things are not always visual, and sometimes they include things like…

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Game Update 2.2.2 Patch Notes – 7/10/2013

Servers are down for maintenance, and when they will be back, you need to download game update 2.2.2. Below are the patch notes: Highlights New Content! Nightmare Mode is now available for the Scum and Villainy Operation. New Vehicles!Two new vehicles are now available: The Titan 6 Containment Vehicle The Tirsa Champion Landspeeder New Title! To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Knights of the Old Republic™, the “Revan’s Heir” Title will be available on the Cartel Market for 24 hours only beginning on July 15th at 12AM PDT/7AM UTC. Cartel Market General The tooltips for all Encrypted Datacubes have been updated to clearly indicate that the items grant a mission which can only be completed once per character. New Items New Title! To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Knights of the Old Republic, the “Revan’s Heir” Title will be purchasable on the Cartel Market for 24 hours only…

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2.2a Patch Notes

Patch 2.2a was deployed today, during scheduled maintenance. Below are the patch notes: Items and Economy The Advanced Black-Yellow Fortitude Crystal and SE Black-Green Color Crystal no longer have a vendor value. Encrypted Datacubes will no longer provide a Credit Boom reward option. The Major Experience Boost reward option from Encrypted Datacubes is now the Bind on Pickup version. Apparently there was a credit exploit going on were people were vendor selling the Pre-Order and Razor crystals for credits, then claiming it back via Collections system. Hotfixed today. Join the forum discussion on this post

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SWTOR Livestream: Monday, June 10th

BioWare Austin will be hosting a  Livestream Q&A to discuss the upcoming Game Update 2.2: Operation Nightmare tomorrow Monday June 10th. The new Operation won’t be the only thing they crew will be discussing tomorrow; questions regarding Underworld Gear Crafting and the new level 55 elite gear will also be discussed, so remember to attend and get your questions answered. You can find the link to their Livestream page here, and the even begins at 4PM CDT/2PM Pacific.  Details can be found here, and cover how you can participate in this Q&A event. LiveStream Event – June 10, 2013 We are excited to announce the next LiveStream Q&A Event! Below is all the information you need in order to watch and participate in the LiveStream Event.Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ – LiveStreamMonday, June 10, 2013 4:00pm to 4:30pm CDT Our next LiveStream Event will discuss Game Update 2.2: Operation Nightmare, which introduces exciting new Level 55 Nightmare…

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SWTOR Lack of “Real” Game Updates

We’ve been writing here about Game Update 2.2 as well as the news that more features and additions are coming in the summer for SWTOR but there are many complaints coming in from players who are just not happy with the content BioWare is pushing out. The argument is that these “updates” don’t really contain any quality new game content and most consist of bug fixes and cosmetic changes here and there. In an article on Just Push Start, there is the argument that BioWare is not putting out any good, quality game updates and therefore, are disappointing their fans. Here’s a piece of that story: The release of SWTOR Game Update 2.1 a couple of weeks ago wasn’t well received by a lot of people due to the implementation of the appearance designer through the use of Cartel Coins. If you’re expecting a much better game update with 2.2…

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