Star Wars: The Old Republic on sale for Star Wars Day

Another "May the Fourth Be With You" joke

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EA announced today that they're temporarily dropping the price ofStar Wars: The Old Republicin observance of the relatively new holiday, "Star Wars Day." Thedealruns until May 6.

Star Wars Day was spawned about seven years ago when George Lucas was asked by a TV interviewer to say the famous phrase, "May the Force be with you." The interview was later translated into German, and came with an odd quirk.

The translator screwed up a bit and instead of saying, "May the Force be with you" it was translated into "We'll be with you on May the 4th." So when you're explaining to your friends why you decided to pick up SWTOR you can tell them, "It all started in 2005 when a George Lucas interview was translated into German..."

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