SWTOR Free-to-play

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SWTORBelow are details all you need to know about SWTOR turns Free-to-Play these includes, when is the exact date, the reason behind the transition, advantages of subscribers over F2P users, quick faqs and where to sign-up for new comers. All these in-depth details are listed below.

Yes you heard it right! Bioware and Damion Schubert (game’s lead designer) announced that from monthly subscriptions now the game will be free-to-play on 15th of November, 2012.




Star Wars: The Old Republic Turns Free-to-Play, All Things You Need to Know!


What are the reasons behind of the SWTOR Transistion Paid to F2P?

This Free-to-play transitions aims to ensure that all players can reach now level 50 without paying a single dime. The team aims to ensure that subscribers will not see any degradation in the quality of their gameplay experience, which includes making sure that subscribers don’t feel obligated to make Cartel Market purchases in order to remain competitive.


Advantages of Subscribers from Free-to-Play Accounts

Below are detailed elaborate the differences of paid subscribers over free-to-play account users in Star Wars: The Old republic. These might be your keypoint will paid subscribers are worth to continue their subscriptions or new Free-to-players users are really needs to pay out to enjoy these perks.

  • A subscriber has a increase rate of XP in-game, extra hotbars. Etc
  • All players with an active subscription will be granted Complimentary Cartel Coins.
  • There are limits in creating character for F2P players, you are allowed to play up to three species (Human, Zabrak & Cyborg)
  • High level features of major updates for subscribers
  • F2P players has limited weekly pass in Operations, Flashpoints and Space Missions
  • PVP Warzones restrictions, F2P only allowed 3 warzones per week
  • You are allowed to use single Crew Skills, unless you purchase using your Cartel coins
  • F2P players has longer quick travel cooldown period
  • F2P has no access in Emergency Fleet Pass unlike subscribers that has unlimited access




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SWTOR Free-to-Play Option – Frequently Asked Questions


SWTORQ: What is Cartel Coins?
A: Cartel Coins can be used for purchasing in-game items through Cartel Market and these will found in your Cartel packs.


Q: My monthly subscriptions ends on the 30th, what will happen to account?
A: All those active paying account subscribers will be granted of Complimentary Cartel Coins which you can turn these coins into valuable in-game items.


Q: What are the things I can buy in Cartel Market?
A: You can buy good things in market, these includes:
Kowakian Monkey Lizard Pet ( a lively mascots),
Sith Meditation Throne (your own personal Mediation Throne) and
Lost Helm of Darth Nihilus (a legendary mask from Sith Lord).


Q: I’m a current subscriber, can I remove my subscription?
A: Yes, you are free to do so. If you don’t enjoy those perks listed above as paying subscribers you are can change your subscriptions in your account.


Q: My account still active since July 31, 2012, how many Cartel Coins will I get?
A: You will get 150 Complimentary Cartel Coins for each month paid month.


Q: I purchased my account last 5th of August, how many Cartel Coins will I get?
A: You will get 200 coins and multiple in each paid accounts plus you will be given a Fan’s Choice – Party Jawa.


Q: I purchase my account last month, what will I get?
A: You will be given a 250 Cartel Coins


Q: I purchased a Collectors Edition from start, will I that matters?
A: Yes, it is! If you have a Collectors Ed you will be granted automatically a 1000 Cartel Coins and Heroes Banner. But if you have a Digital Deluxe Ed, you will be just given an additional 250 coins.


Q: Will a newly register players will have the chance to received Cartel Coins?
A: Yes, you do!


Q: I enjoy the Free-to-play but decided to purchase the game and subscribe, how much will it cost?
A: The game continues to be available online via digital download. For $14.99 (available on August 7, 2012) you can purchase the Standard Edition, which includes the game download and 30 days of unrestricted game time.


Q: For first time player, where I can register account?
A: You may register your account here!





November 15 is few sleeps away, will you still play the game or if you are new player will you play and try out the game?




Source: joystiq.com & swtor.com.

2 thoughts on “SWTOR Free-to-play

  • November 15, 2012 at 1:11 pm

    What happens if I’m on the free trial limited to level 15 when this new change comes out? Does it automatically give me free to play access?

    • November 16, 2012 at 9:02 am

      Yes you are! Everybody now may reach level cap of 50.


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