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Knights of the Old Republic and its sequel Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lordsand the game was first announced on October 21 The game itself was released to the public on December 20, and The Old Republic is accompanied by an expansive metaseries of Star Wars multimedia, including a four-book novel seriesthree comic series Threat of PeaceBlood of the Empireand The Lost Sunsand a number of short stories, as well as additional content.
Set over three hundred years after the events of the Knights of the Old Republic games, The Old Republic features seventeen fully explorable planets, eight unique classes divided into the Galactic Republic and Sith Empire factions, and over 1, hours of story in addition to over a dozen group Flashpoints and Operations, and it is the first MMORPG to feature full-scale voice acting.
The game features extensive references to pre-existing Star Wars continuity, and introduces thousands of new characters, locations, items, groups, and events to the Star Wars universe as it depicts the conflict between the Republic and the Empire.
The Old Republic is the only remaining source that continues to produce Legends information aside from the official Star Wars Blog. The Old Republic has received generally positive reviews from critics, with a score of 85 on the review aggregation website Metacriticthough it has received some criticism by players for the lack of late-game content, which has led the game's developers to focus on the addition of upper-level content in many of their updates.
Due to declining subscription numbers during the summer ofThe Old Republic introduced a Free-to-Play option in Novemberand the game's first digital expansion, Rise of the Hutt Cartelwas released in April The Old Republic has received several dozens major content updates so far, and the second Digital Expansion, Galactic Starfighterwas released to free-to-play users in February Galactic Starfighter was released to active subscribers on December 3, and was released to Preferred Status players on January With the next two digital expansions: Knights of the Fallen Empire October 27, and Knights of the Eternal Throne December 12, the game took a narrative twist, focusing on a new faction, the Eternal Empire.
The Galactic Republic and its Jedi defenders lie weakened and vulnerable after the Empire's successful military campaign. Today, one of the Empire's most promising young warriors has been secretly summoned by an influential overseer to face the dark side trials much sooner than expected Having secured an uneasy truce with the Galactic Republic, the Empire now seeks allies among the neutral systems.
The foul planet HUTTA is the Empire's latest target, but its wealthy and corrupt crime lords refuse to take sides in the cold war between Republic and Empire.
To tip the scales, Imperial Intelligence's latest shadowy operative has been dispatched to Hutta under command of the Empire's mysterious spymaster While the Sith Empire and the Galactic Republic scheme against each other, a bloody contest rages in the frontier systems.
Mercenaries from across the galaxy compete for the privilege of entering a dangerous manhunt where the must capture or eliminate the most notorious and elusive targets. In the polluted swamps of HUTTA, a tough young gunfighter teams with an aging bounty hunter to secure an invitation to this deadly struggle for fortune and glory One slave, powerful with the Force, has been released from servitude and forced to master the dark arts of the Sith or die trying While the Galactic Republic struggles to recover from its conflict with the Sith Empire, reckless mercenaries profit from the interstellar turmoil.
Now, a daring captain-for-hire has come to deliver a cargo of weapons to the combat zone, flying a swift freighter through a deadly barrage of separatist attacks The Sith Empire obliterated the Jedi Temple on Coruscant and slaughtered many of the Republic's brave defenders during the last war.
The surviving Jedi have withdrawn to their ancient homeworld of TYTHON, where they take advantage of a fragile peace to train a new generation of guardians for the galaxy. Now a new hope emerges. A young Padawan strong in the Force journeys to Tython's dangerous wilderness to complete the final Jedi trials and become a Knight of the Republic The Sith Empire's relentless assault destroyed the Jedi Temple and drove the Republic's defenders into exile during the last war.
A fragile peace has been negotiated, and the Jedi have returned to their long-abandoned homeworld of TYTHON to regroup and investigate their ancient origins. Influential star systems break away from the millennia-old alliance, angered over the Senate's treaty with the Sith Empire.
A mysterious army led by twin conquerors has carved a path of destruction across the worlds of the warring Galactic Republic and Sith Empire, then disappeared into uncharted space.
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