Star Wars: The Old Republic update 1.2 'Legacy' announced
5th Mar 2012 | 17:05
EA has announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic game update 1.2 will go live in April.
Titled 'Legacy', it'll introduce new high level group content and community-requested features, including PvP Warzone Rankings and Guild Banks, along with enhancements to the game's Legacy system.
The update will also offer improved UI customisation, gameplay fixes and the latest optimisations to combat balance.
EA also announced an Old Republic's "friends trial" program allowing subscribers to invite their friends for a seven day free game trial. Here are all the details:
Players can now link their different characters together into a single family tree, giving them the power to unlock and share special Legacy-only abilities. Players can further customize new characters by unlocking different species from any class in their family tree. The Legacy system also provides fun new convenience items for player ships, including an on-board mailbox and Galactic Trade Network terminal. Companion Character affection and moral alignment will also benefit from Legacy bonuses, giving players even more control over their crew mates.
Game Update 1.2: New content:
Beginning tomorrow, March 6th, current subscribers can start inviting their friends to join the galactic conflict as part of the Friends Trial* program for Star Wars: The Old Republic. For a limited time, current subscribers will have the opportunity to send an invitation to friends who have not played the game and who do not have an active, inactive or former Star Wars: The Old Republic game account. This trial experience will give new players seven days of free access to reach level 15 across all eight classes and experience the thrilling stories that make Star Wars: The Old Republic a unique MMO experience (some gameplay restrictions will apply). Trial members will also receive a limited time offer to purchase the digital version of Star Wars: The Old Republic on Origin.com at a special promotional price.