Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Getting A Sith Expansion This Year

Star Wars: The Old Republic is getting a new expansion this year and it will be all about the Sith!

Star Wars: The Old Republic is an MMORPG that takes place around 300 years before the events of Knights of the Old Republic, and 3,600 years before the movies.

This popular MMORPG was initially released in December 2011, so this year will be its 10th anniversary… which makes us feel old!

To celebrate its 10th anniversary, a new expansion will be released later this year called “Legacy of the Sith”. However, that is not all. The expansion will release alongside new endgame missions, character, and combat system upgrades, and much more.

Embrace your inner Sith!

According to the press release provided by EA: “Legacy of the Sith will take players on an adventure to the far reaches of the galaxy including the aquatic planet of Manaan in pursuit of Darth Malgus. The major update will increase the maximum number of levels players can achieve by 5 to level 80.

quality of life improvements

Additionally, the press release reveals the various quality of life improvements that we can also look forward to later this year:

The latest expansion will introduce the new Combat Styles feature which further expands on the deep custom Star Wars experience of SWTOR. Combat Styles will allow players to fulfill their ultimate Star Wars fantasy, independently choosing a specific class story and combining it with ability sets from other related tech or force wielding classes.

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Credit: BioWare/EA

Complete your training and fulfill your potential young Jedi

Existing, returning and new players can look forward to improvements in creating their next Star Wars character through a refactored character creation system. In addition, updates to itemization and loadout experiences as well as streamlined class design further enhances the Star Wars: The Old Republic experience for new, returning and existing players.

The announcement of the Legacy of the Sith expansion was revealed during a livestream with the BioWare team. In case you missed it, you can watch that very livestream below.

YouTube video

Furthermore, for information on the Legacy of the Sith expansion, you can visit Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith will be released later this year. 

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Featured Image Credit: EA/BioWare