Star Wars: The Old Republic is set it get a fantastic expansion!
As many of you may know, the Hutt Cartel is scheming to become the newest galactic superpower and it is up to you and your friends to stop them! Today BioWare™ and LucasArts are excited to announce that the first Digital Expansion for Star Wars®: The Old Republic™, Rise of the Hutt Cartel, will release simultaneously across all territories on April 14, 2013. Players who have already pre-ordered by January 7, 2013 will receive 5 days of Early Access beginning April 9, 2013. Rise of the Hutt Cartel allows players to continue their own personal Star Wars saga in an all new, fully-voiced adventure taking place on the vibrant, new planet of Makeb. Players for both the Republic and Empire will find themselves fending off the nefarious Hutt Cartel, whose growing power threatens the future of the galaxy.
Rise of the Hutt Cartel is available for pre-order now and Subscribers can purchase the Digital Expansion for only $9.99, 50% off the regular price. Additionally, those players who pre-order by April 13, 2013, 4:00 PM PDT / 11:00PM GMT will receive three exclusive in-game rewards: the Makrin Seedling Mini-Pet, the Dr. Oggurobb Hutt Holostatue, as well as a unique title, “Scourge of the Hutts.”
In addition, players can now pre-order Rise of the Hutt Cartel to receive in-game rewards including an exclusive title and two new in-game items once the Digital Expansion launches:
The Dr. Oggurobb Hutt Holostatue: Train under the illustrious Hutt scientist Dr. Oggurobb with this portable training device that he created in his own image.
“Scourge of the Hutts” Title: Republic and Imperial forces that adorn this title will be revered across the galaxy.
The Makrin Seedling Mini-Pet: Get your very own Makrin Seedling to follow you around and creep out your enemies! Possessing bark-like skin and grass-like nerve-rich tissues that blend in perfectly with Makeb’s environment, the Makrin Seedling has a distinguishing and eerie look!