A write up of of the E3 SWTOR announcement with pictures and videos etc!
- Entire Announcement: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lvRwNzI_Bso
- Just the trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hQriS6xIvY
Is it an expansion? Do I have to pay for it etc?
- Nothing mentioned officially but there was this survey about an expansion posted a while back that had some information that was spot on with the announcement!
- Coming this year, no specific date announced other than July for the unlimited trials
Stuff we kinda already know
- 520 Million hours played.
- Nightmare Ops coming (name not given but it is going to be Denova first and then maybe Terror from Beyond)
- Group finder
- Ranked PvP
- Character transfers
- Free unlimited trial up to level 15
- Level cap increase (not mentioned what level, but survey said it is 5 additional levels)
- New planet Mekab (storyline involving the shady and dangerous Hutt Cartel)
- New masks?
- New space mission: Space Station Assault
- New Operation: Terror from Beyond (some color coordination? oh badass boss!)
- New Companion: HK-51
- New Warzone: Ancient Hypergates (kinda misty!)
- New Race (Cathar, first ever species obtained exclusively through the legacy system- survey)