Star Wars: The Old Republic is a story-driven massively multiplayer online PC game set in the timeframe of the Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic franchise. Star Wars: The Old Republic, being developed and published by LucasArts and BioWare, represents an innovative approach to interactive entertainment, featuring immersive storytelling, dynamic combat and intelligent companion characters.
In Star Wars: The Old Republic, players will explore an age thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader when war between the Old Republic and the Sith Empire divides the galaxy. Players can choose to play as Jedi, Sith, or a variety of other classic Star Wars roles, defining their personal story and determining their path down the light or dark side of the Force. Along the way, players will befriend courageous companions who will fight at their side or possibly betray them, based on the players' actions. Players can also choose to team up with friends to battle enemies and overcome incredible challenges
For the first time ever in a massively multiplayer online game, players will:
- Experience the next generation in storytelling as an epic Star Wars saga unfolds based on their choices and actions throughout the game.
- Journey with a variety of intelligent companion characters with whom they can create and nurture relationships, and who offer friendship, assistance or even betrayal, based on how the player chooses to interact with them.
- Explore a colorful, vibrant galaxy developed to maintain the familiarity of Star Wars while providing a new look and feel to the brand, called stylized realism.
- Enjoy fun and rewarding gameplay, no matter their gameplay preference, where they can experience all the best features from a traditional massively multiplayer game, along with innovative elements never-before-seen in the genre.