Star Wars: The Old Republic will have Free-to-Play option this FallPosted 1:40 pm on Tuesday, July 31st, 2012 by John 'Spartan' Nguyen
Are you still debating whether you should play Star Wars: The Old Republic? Well, looks like BioWare is making things easier for you to get into the game, since they’ll be adding a free-to-play option this Fall.
With the free-to-play option, you’ll be able to choose between eight different Star Wars character class storylines and level up to 50. There are some restrictions including “access to new content and advanced player features.” You can unlock some of the restrictions with Cartel Coins, a new virtual currency that will be available in Fall.
Paid subscribers, don’t feel like you’re being punished, since you’ll have unrestricted access. You’ll also get a monthly Cartel Coins grant.
With this news, BioWare has also announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic will have a price reduction this of $14.99 this Fall. It includes a free one-month subscription.
John “Spartan” Nguyen is the editor-in-chief at Nerd Reactor and is based in Orange County, CA. He is a graphic designer and illustrator.