Release date: 24 October 2018
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 12:10
Bioware has announced that they will release a new space-based expansion for their popular MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic entitled Galactic Starfighter. While details of this new expansion are limited, Bioware has released a new video trailer that shows some of the features and gameplay experiences that players can expect to take part in. Since launch, Star Wars: The Old Republic has contained some space content which is a far cry from what fans expected to experience. Each character class has access to their own starship, which in a way acts as player housing. Unlike many MMOs, this starship cannot be altered or customised to suit the player's needs, but rather acts as a single player base of operations to move from one planet to the next or to interact with companions. The game also allows players to take part in PVE space battles, yet this content is designed in a similar style to Nintendo's Starfox. Players are unable to roam freely in space and are forced to continue along a predefined path. Rewards are limited and whilst enjoyable, never live up to expectations. Read more...
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