Star Wars: The Old Republic V. 1.2 Update 'Legacy' Set For April
Lots of content and requested features on the way.
03.05.12 - 6:49 PM
BioWare had previously stated that its MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic's next major update would take place this month, but perhaps that would have been too close to some other title of theirs that releases very soon. Instead, game update version 1.2 titled Legacy, goes live in April.
As the name suggests, we can expect to see a lot of improvements to the game's Legacy system, which you can use to link multiple characters together via a family tree, unlocking and sharing Legacy-specific abilities. Furthermore, this will let payers unlock species from any class in the tree, and on your ship you'll get a mailbox and a Galactic Trade Network terminal.
The new content includes:
The update will also bring along some oft-requested features such as warzone rankings, better UI customization, guild banks and new items.
Finally, a 'friends trial' is being introduced: Starting tomorrow, players can invite up to three friends (who do not have an SWTOR account already) to the game, and these friends will get a free seven-day trial and be able to level their character up to level 15 in any of the eight classes.