The Old Republic's Rise of the Rakghouls update is now live

If you've been following our Star Wars: The Old Republic coverage you already knew there was an update coming out this week. You knew that it added a new Flashpoint, a new Operation, and a bunch of other new features that fans have been requesting since the game launched last month. Well, know-it-all, here's something that you might not have known: it was delayed for a day. That's right. It didn't come out on the 17 as originally anticipated - it came out today, instead, and it's currently waiting for you to download it.

Above: Check out a trailer for the spooky new Flashpoint

If you're still on the fence as to whether or not the game is for you we'd direct you to our in-depth review of the game, where we explain everything you need to know about BioWare's Star Wars MMO in an easy-to-digest 3,500 words. The review, however, is a living document, and will change as the game is updated, so be sure to check back from time to time to see if updates - like this one - change our opinion. It doesn't look like this is going to be the one to make much of a dent, but with promises of an expanded Legacy system and more PvP Warzones coming in future updates we're not ruling anything out.


  • Whit - January 19, 2012 9:19 a.m.

    Well--the zombies won!! And killed TOR. TOR has been offline more than online since the patch. Apparently EA does not want BW doing any testing on their patches before release.
  • IChooseUAntistaMON - January 18, 2012 5:16 p.m.

    Zombies already? c'mon SWTOR
  • bassfu - January 18, 2012 7:20 p.m.

    In the same sense that I Am Legend is a zombie movie.

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