I know a lot of you have waited with baited breath for quite some time, I personally know some who have waited years for this, but the word is finally in. During their keynote address at the Eurogamer Expo, Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk, co-founders of BioWare, announced that Star Wars: The Old Republic will launch in North America on December 20, 2011 and in Europe on December 22, 2011.
Players who pre-ordered with get a special code that grants them early access to the game prior to launch and buying the game itself will come with a free month of access to the game.
Bioware and EA has also announced their subscription model. It will have the routine $14.99 monthly fee but players will have the option of paying in chunks, $41.97 for 3 months, and $77.94 for six months. Those of you in the United Kingdom, the price will be £8.99 per month, £25.17 for three months (£8.39 per month) or £46.14 for six months (£7.69 per month). In Europe, €12.99 per month, €35.97 for three months (€11.99 per month) or €65.94 for six months (€10.99 per month).
It’s been a long time coming, how many of you are excited for this game, and what are you looking forward to the most?