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Star Wars: The Old Republic

The Old Republic's Galactic Starfighter still seems cool

9:00 PM on 11.14.2013 // Jordan Devore

Ah, this brings me back

Here's another look at the upcoming Galactic Starfighter expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic, aka the first truly interesting thing I've seen out of this game in months. The familiar sights and sounds of Star Wars dogfights do the soul good.

Battles go up to 12 vs. 12, and ships themselves can be customized aesthetically and also play different roles in skirmishes, like Scout or Strike Fighter. I'm happy for you, The Old Republic, but deep down it's really another Rogue Squadron that I want most.

Galactic Starfighter will release in phases. The expansion is out first for subscribers on December 3, then it's "preferred status" early access on January 14 for players who have bought something from the online store, followed by free-to-play launch on February 4.

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destructoid's previous coverage:
Star Wars: The Old Republic

  Feb 04

Two expansions planned for The Old Republic in 2014

Galactic Starfighter now out for F2P players

  Dec 03

The Old Republic 'Galactic Starfighter' expansion is live

But you'll need to be a subscriber to play it right now

  Oct 08

12 vs. 12 space battles are coming to The Old Republic

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