The Old Republic Will Be F2P This Weekend

Have you been interested in playing Star Wars: The Old Republic but a little intimated by having to commit to a subscription in order to access? You’re in luck. This weekend, BioWare is making their awesome, and fairly successful MMORPG available for free. The F2P period lasts from Thursday, March 15 at 12:01AM CT, through
Monday, March 19 at 2:00AM CT.

Access is limited and will be granted on a first come, first serve basis. More details are available on the official site

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5 Comments on The Old Republic Will Be F2P This Weekend

Andy Verma

On March 14, 2012 at 12:35 pm

This is a poor attempt by Bioware to save Star Wars The Old Republic’s waning community. I have cancelled my subscription in protest of Mass Effect 3′s ending and so should you!


On March 14, 2012 at 12:56 pm

Bad attempt at drawing in more players, bioware does not have a problem drawing in new players its rather a problem of getting them to stay.

SWTOR has (aside from horrible performance bugs) very little to do once you’v seen the end to your charaters story, PvP is boring and unbalanced and raids are meh at its best.

It also has an absolutely horrible community of ”Everythings fine, its all you” and ”DO NOT ADD COMBAT LOGS IT WILL RUIN THE COMMUNITY!!!”.


On March 14, 2012 at 1:25 pm

@warp you have clearly not watched the guild summit presentation. They address ALOT of issues and show how they plan to fix them and add more content.

Not a bad idea to show people itching to get their feet wet, but dont want to go out and spend 50$ if they dont like it.

Red Menace

On March 14, 2012 at 3:06 pm

But, will I have to use Origin?


On March 15, 2012 at 3:48 am


I admit i have not followed the guild summit but i’v been following the forums closely and so far the only things i’v seen are the crappy 1.2 legacy features (bioware is gambeling a whole lot on 1.2 when its not really adding that much) and UI changes, i’v not heard anything about engine optimizations or fixes for current issues other then bioware (and the forum trolls) going ”Trololol fix your hardware n00b”.