Electronic Arts held a Q3 conference call today and released some earning calls with information related to SWTOR.
Character copies to the Public Test Server (PTS) will be soon available as indicated by a new section for PTS Character Copy when you log into your account page on swtor.com. Joveth Gonzalez, Online Community Manager, elaborates.
Bioware released the first look video for Mekab and details on pre-order bonuses. Players can still pre-order Rise of the Hutt Cartel Digital Expansion to receive these bonuses. Players who pre-ordered before Jan 7, 2013 will have 5 days of early access.