star wars galaxies

Official Site: Star Wars Galaxies
Studio: SOE, now Daybreak Game Company
Launch Date: June 26, 2003
Sunset Date: December 15, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Sandbox
Business Model: Subscription
Platform: PC

Massively OP Podcast Episode 355: All your ships are belong to us

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Justin, Colin, and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Lost Ark, ArcheAge, Elyon, EVE Online, and Guild Wars 2, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and GW2, plus mailbag topics on choice in MMOs and resurrecting Landmark.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 354: Catch-up roundtable and state of the site

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Justin, Bree, Tyler, and MJ discuss the 2021 MOP awards, Cryptic and PWE, Magic the Gathering Online, Fractured, Legends of Aria, Crowfall, and Book of Travels, with adventures in New World, Astroneer, Guild Wars 2, Star Trek Online, Albion Online, Star Wars Galaxies, SWTOR, LOTRO, and Elder Scrolls Online, finishing it off with a state of the site recap.

Massively Overthinking: Our 2022 MMO resolutions

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Even if you're the kind of person who is deeply opposed to the idea of resolutions - or your typical resolution fizzles out by...

SWG Legends rogue server added 15K new players in 2021, plans Bespin apartments for early 2022

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So here's something I've never seen an MMO dev do before: The player-led Star Wars Galaxies rogue server known as SWG Legends just released...

Choose My Adventure: All the MMOs you made us play in 2021

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It’s been quite a year of Choose My Adventure columns, hasn’t it? We did a pretty good random skip around of different games, in...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends is holding its annual memorial for Carrie Fisher today

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While Life Day celebrations in the Star Wars Galaxies Legends rogue server are continuing to roll forward, today is also another anniversary: the passing...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v5.0

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It has been another thrilling year of exploring the relatively unknown or forgotten lands of MMORPG history here in The Game Archaeologist. From projects...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best player community as of 2021?

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I'm a partisan on this one: I have never been in an MMORPG with a better community than Lord of the Rings Online's. A couple...
Fight deities.

The MOP Up: Fiesta Online adds new servers

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Anime MMO Fiesta Online's heart grew two sizes bigger this past week thanks to the addition of a pair of servers -- one for...
Oh boy.

Star Wars Galaxies’s SWGEmu opens its Finalizer test server today

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Earlier this week we reported on news coming from the SWGEmu rogue servers of Star Wars Galaxies, which announced plans to open a new...

The Stream Team: Star Wars Galaxies’ 10th sunset anniversary

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It's been 10 long years since Star Wars Galaxies left us, and Massively OP's MJ still misses it deeply. Luckily, it lives on in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 351: There are no bad Star Wars jokes in this show

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Justin and Bree discuss SWTOR's delay, Lost Ark's launch date, the Nightingale reveal, unionization efforts at Activision-Blizzard, the new Warhammer MMO, and the future of Crowfall, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends, plus a voicemail on SWTOR and a mailbag topic on going big with MMO expansions.

The Daily Grind: What was the best new zone added to an MMO in 2021?

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As a SWG Legends player, I was thrilled to see the launch of Bespin to a Star Wars Galaxies rogue server this year. Not...
A long time ago, in a galaxy... oh, you know.

SWGemu rogue server group launches a new Star Wars Galaxies test server

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What would be a better Life Day gift this season than to get a brand-new server from the good folks that brought you the...

Star Wars Galaxies shut down almost a decade ago, and one rogue server is commemorating the occasion

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If you've ever been there for the last hours and minutes of an MMORPG that's sunsetting, you probably don't want to think about it...

Star Wars Galaxies rogue server SWG Legends updates Smuggler slicing and weapon ‘freedom of skin’ system

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Smugglers, if SWG Legends' last slicing update didn't do it for you, well then I'm not even sure why you're a Smuggler. But in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 349: Make mine Marvel

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Justin and Bree discuss Daybreak's Marvel MMO, LOTRO's console future, DCUO's expansion, the EverQuest franchise, RIFT's planned update, DDO, Star Citizen, and Elite Dangerous, with adventures in LOTRO, Fallen Earth, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on New World's rookie mistakes and Lost Ark's genderlocking.

Global Chat: Wrapping up FFXIV’s Shadowbringers

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As Final Fantasy XIV players are on the cusp of leaping into Endwalker, MMO blogger Gnomecore wrapped up a final look at Shadowbringers. It's...

Microsoft’s Phil Spencer advocates for game preservation through emulators

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You have probably noticed by now that we here at Massively OP are proponents of game emulators for MMOs that have been decommissioned. Rogue...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 346: Endwalker, ArcheAge, Lost Ark, and New World

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Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV's Endwalker delay, WoW's financials and player council, ArcheAge's new publisher, Gamigo's new MMORPG, Lost Ark's beta, New World's state, DDO update 51, Elder Scrolls Online's Deadlands, Harry Potter Wizard Unite's sunset, and Crowfall's freemium update, with adventures in LOTRO, Fallen Earth, City of Heroes, and Star Wars Galaxies, plus a mailbag topic on worry about the future of the genre.

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