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Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Expansion Launching Today
The Star Wars: The Old Republic Galactic Starfighter Digital Expansion will be available to all players starting today. Early access was granted to Subscribers and Preferred Status Players. The expansion offers 12v12 PvP dogfighting combat and the ability to personalize your own Starfighter.
The expansion will include the following new additions to the game:
- New Gameplay Mode: Team Deathmatch – The goal is to destroy the most enemy players and acquire power-up items to turn the tide of battle.
- New Starfighter Role: The Bomber – Decimate enemies playing as the Bomber, featuring the strongest hull of any Starfighter, and launch proximity mines and automated drones to defend your team.
- New Tactical Flashpoint: Kuat Drive Yards – Join your friends to fight through a highly contested orbital shipyard with one of the most prolific warship manufacturing facilities in the galaxy. Available to players Level 15+, this new ‘Tactical Flashpoint’ is balanced for any type of group, comprised of any combination of the four class roles, ensuring you can get into the action quickly. Combat scenarios can change with each play-through and players can earn valuable rewards like the “KDY Orbital Lifter” mount, unique Starfighter Paint Jobs and more!
Players who join the game now will also receive two Pilot Suits for customization.
“Space combat is an iconic Star Wars experience that adds another level of excitement and immersion within The Old Republic universe,” said Jeff Hickman, Vice President, General Manager of BioWare Austin. “Galactic Starfighter shows that BioWare is committed to giving fans, new and old, the high quality Free-to-Play Star Wars experience.”