Okay, maybe “shock” is a little strong. Going free-to-play is, after all, what all the cool kids are doing. But it speaks to the future of MMOs if a big-budget, high-profile game like Star Wars: The Old Republic can’t sustain paying subscribers.
It’s been in development for over three years and teased hundreds of times, but LucasArts and BioWare have finally announced a release date for Star Wars The Old Republic, their groundbreaking MMO. At the 2011 Eurogamer Expo in London, BioWare’s founders made it official: TOR will be here just (barely) in time for Christmas.
PAX East kicked off this morning in Boston, bringing gamers together with high profile game developers, so that the public can get its first exposure to hot upcoming titles. Among the game media being debuted this weekend is a brand new trailer for Star Wars: The Old Republic, BioWare’s MMO that’s set a thousand years […]