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Individuals who take part in the Weekend Pass will be able to experience the opening adventures of each of the eight character classes in the game, exploring both their Origin World and their faction’s Capital World. Additionally, Weekend Pass players will have the chance to face off against other players in PvP Warzones, or join up with friends and play through a couple of early faction-specific Flashpoints in the game, The Esseles and The Black Talon.

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I'm attempting to download it, but our internet in Afghanistan is terrible. Doubt I'll get it in time.
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wow they're desperate to inflate sub numbers already? WOW. 3 months in folks..


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I found it very impressive, amazing stories but no real "staying factor" to keep you playing at the end.

I guess they expected people to work through each and every class before tackling end game material to give them time to develop.
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I found it very impressive, amazing stories but no real "staying factor" to keep you playing at the end.
I guess they expected people to work through each and every class before tackling end game material to give them time to develop.

That wasn't the problem I experienced, nor the reason I cancelled my sub.


the reason I cancelled my sub was there was never anyone on my server to play with. On a busy friday night there would be 25 people on the imperial fleet. The planets would be lucky to have 15 each. They should have merged servers much sooner. What is the fun of a MMORPG if you're playing by yourself. I found myself doing that 2 weeks in.

I made it to level 22 before I gave up. Keep in mind initially I started playing with 6 people. Which dropped to 3 when the feb 9th patch rendered the game unplayable by 3 of them (fps 1 on ANY instance ANY planet ANY time)

After that the other 3 stopped logging in to play.
 
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For me it became boring rather quickly, made it upto level 26 during the preorder acces time.
Still have a unused EU gamecard lying here if anyone's interested.
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That wasn't the problem I experienced, nor the reason I cancelled my sub.
the reason I cancelled my sub was there was never anyone on my server to play with. On a busy friday night there would be 25 people on the imperial fleet. The planets would be lucky to have 15 each. They should have merged servers much sooner. What is the fun of a MMORPG if you're playing by yourself. I found myself doing that 2 weeks in.
I made it to level 22 before I gave up. Keep in mind initially I started playing with 6 people. Which dropped to 3 when the feb 9th patch rendered the game unplayable by 3 of them (fps 1 on ANY instance ANY planet ANY time)
After that the other 3 stopped logging in to play.

Ye, the lack of people made it feel much more single-player with the odd forced multiplayer sections, depending on your class even some of the flashpoints were soloable. I think they hoped the companions would make you forget you were mostly on your own (I know shocking my Twilek certainly did for a while).
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wow they're desperate to inflate sub numbers already? WOW. 3 months in folks..
OP thanks for your service!

Thank you. I was hoping to waste the little free time over here playing Wow. It doesn't work on the internet here. So I've been playing SC2. I bought an A6 laptop to bring, will probably have to play SWTOR on lowest settings if it even works lol.
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I'm on a booming server, with 250 in imp fleet every night.

with around 12 active guildies in it every day too.

Is it too hard to get on the servers with people on them.. lol...

not that hard to just switch to a different server.
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For me it became boring rather quickly, made it upto level 26 during the preorder acces time.
Still have a unused EU gamecard lying here if anyone's interested.

For free?
If so... YES! biggrin.gif My sub ran out yesterday and I don't get paid until the 28th lol frown.gif
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