Star Wars: The Old Republic is the most highly anticipated Sci-Fi MMORPG of 2011 and after a series of successful beta tests, players just want more. Pre-orders are through the roof and release date is almost upon us, say goodbye Star Wars Galaxies, you’ve been replaced. As promised, players who pre-ordered will be granted early access to the game, beginning today. Before you get too excited however, there’s a small detail that needs to be noted. Not all the pre-orders will be activated straight away, BioWare will be introducing players in groups, rolling access will be provided to those who pre-ordered in the order of which they did so. The sooner you pre-ordered, the faster you will be given early access to SWTOR.
Star Wars: The Old Republic Early Access Begins Today
"Invitations will be sent throughout the Early Game Access period offering rolling access to the game in the order in which you redeemed your Pre-Order Code, so be sure to check your email inbox!"
Early access is set to begin on December 13, 2011, 7:00AM EST (Pacific: December 13th, 4:00AM PST; European: December 13th, 12:00PM GMT, 1:00PM CET). At the time of writing this is just a little over half an hour away, those who were swift about their pre-orders should expect to begin playing shortly after this time. Keep an eye on your email inbox, BioWare will be emailing players who pre-ordered as they are given access.
Visit the SWTOR Early Access page to find out more information!