star wars the old republic

Official Site: Star Wars: The Old Republic
Studio: BioWare/Electronic Arts
Launch Date: December 20, 2011
Genre: Sci-Fi Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

The Stream Team: Night at the Sith museum in SWTOR

It's Night at the Museum in SWTOR! Massively OP's Larry and MJ are heading to the Arcanum, a museum filled with plenty of stuff...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 347: Land rush!

Justin and Bree discuss Activision-Blizzard's ongoing Bobby Kotick situation, ArcheAge's move to Kakao, New World, LOTRO, and SWTOR, with a sponsored segment on Albion Online's Lands Awakened update, plus two voicemails on spears and sidequests in MMORPGs.

BioWare teases ‘big changes for PvP’ in SWTOR coming in 7.2 next year

When Legacy of the Sith launches on December 14th, Star Wars The Old Republic fans can look forward to a rash of new content....

Vitae Aeternum: Analyzing New World’s storytelling

I've been wanting to write this column for a while, but it's been a struggle to find the words. I'm never sure of how...

Interview: Star Wars The Old Republic devs on Legacy of the Sith’s December 14 launch

"This is the start of a year’s celebration," Star Wars: The Old Republic Project Director Keith Kanneg said just before showing the press the...
Laser needles.

Global Chat: Do you suffer from FOMO when an MMO expansion comes out?

With Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker on the horizon, there's an undeniable wave of FOMO -- fear of missing out -- that's sweeping through the...

Star Wars The Old Republic’s 4K ultra HD versions of ‘Return’ and ‘Hope’ cinematics are live

Earlier this month, Star Wars: The Old Republic announced that it would be re-releasing its original trailers in 4K ultra HD as part of...
Flashy flash.

Star Wars: The Old Republic opens up testing for Veteran difficulty in the Elom flashpoint

There is a lot of stuff to test right now on Star Wars: The Old Republic's public test servers. Do you want even more to test out?...

The Stream Team: Seeker droids seek Dreadseeds in SWTOR

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Massively OP's MJ was searching for a special something. But that was too long...

SWTOR’s character creation screen gets a makeover for Legacy of the Sith

All those Star Wars: The Old Republic players who will be flocking to make new characters with the flexible combat styles system next month...

Star Wars The Old Republic marks 10 years with 4K re-releases of its original trailers

Cast your mind back 10 years ago when Star Wars: The Old Republic was kicking out some impressive cinematic trailers that laid the groundwork...

Star Wars The Old Republic will release its next Operation in January so players can get geared up

The variety of things coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic with the Legacy of the Sith expansion are pretty game-changing, all things considered....

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR’s Charles Boyd on BioWare, newbie acquisition, economy, and beyond

So it’s been two years since I wrote a piece on Star Wars: The Old Republic. I’m sorry. You’ll have to tell me what...
It's a fooler.

Perfect Ten: 10 enemies we need to fight more in MMORPGs

When I wrote up the contents of every MMORPG bestiary, I stuck mostly with concepts rather than specifics, aside from dragons and slimes. There...
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Star Wars: The Old Republic lays out the philosophy for player gear with Legacy of the Sith

If you hate randomness in gearing, you're going to like the philosophy that Star Wars: The Old Republic is bringing to the table with the...

Star Wars: The Old Republic runs Sage, Vanguard, and Scoundrel combat styles through their paces

Have you figured out what class and combat style combination you'll be rolling when Star Wars: The Old Republic launches Legacy of the Sith...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPGs of all time, 2021 edition

Five years ago this week - back in 2016 - the MOP team and readers did an epic Massively Overthinking picking out their top...

Star Wars The Old Republic unveils legendary items arriving with Legacy of the Sith

Much of the noise made about the Legacy of the Sith expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been focused around combat styles,...

Massively Overthinking: Should MMOs have endings – or at least end points?

I suspect most MMO players are going to read that question and immediately balk at it. We think of MMOs as being defined in...

Star Wars The Old Republic brings combat styles for Sith Warrior and Bounty Hunter advanced classes to PTS

It appears that Star Wars: The Old Republic is ramping up its combat style testing efforts. Now that the Sith Assassin and Sorcerer classes...