SWTOR announces Double XP weekends
The big announcement Bioware had for today was the introduction of Double XP weekends all the way leading up to the release of Makeb! Time to stock up on XP boosters!
Players will gain double XP on these weekends.
- March 15, 2013 to March 18, 2013
- March 22, 2013 to March 25, 2013
- March 29, 2013 to April 1, 2013
- April 5, 2013 to April 8, 2013
In addition, the experience boosts granted by the XP Boosts will also double!
Your Legacy XP will also double!
(All Double XP Weekends begin Fridays at 1:00PM CDT / 6:00PM GMT and end Mondays at 2:00AM CDT / 7:00AM GMT.)
Tip: Stock up on Major and Minor Experience Boosters if you are buying them from the GTN. Their price will go up sooner or later.
Here is what Community Manager Eric Musco had to say..
My understanding of the system is that all of our boosts will multiple from the new base of 200%, so now is the perfect time to get those Legacy perks and XP boosts. I will show you why.
Let’s say you planned to level during the March to Makeb entirely through… Flashpoints.
200% base experience
+25% Flashpoint Boost
+30% Flashpoint Legacy perk
*THIS BONUS DOES NOT STACK WITH RESTED EXPERIENCE
Since both of the boosts are being applied to double base XP, they are also doubled. Do you know what that means?!
+310% bonus experience! That is over triple the experience. Enjoying your leveling my friends!
TLDR, yes they stack and for the math nerds it is multiplicative on top of the new base of 200% (assuming I understood it all correctly)