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[BD] Star Wars The Old Republic gets close to 1.5 million players registered for beta

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Star Wars The Old Republic let players sign up to be considered for the beta test of the upcoming MMO game and so far close to 1.5 million players have done just that, according to what an Electronic Arts executive said in a recent meeting.

EA CFO Eric Brown told the audience this week at the Lazard Capital Markets Technology and Media Day that the high beta sign up numbers for the game are, " ... a great indicator in the interest level in the franchise." Gamasutra reports that Brown would not say when the open beta for the game would launch but did say that the game is not expected to be released before the end of June.
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And sadly, I am one of them...
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As am i, i signed up the day they started taking applications.
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I am not one either, I signed up a LONG time ago. Apparently they had too many twenty something middle class white males signed up and thus they already filled the demographic....who would have thunk it, thought i was original.
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I am not one either, I signed up a LONG time ago. Apparently they had too many twenty something middle class white males signed up and thus they already filled the demographic....who would have thunk it, thought i was original.
haha when i signed up for the beta i was 29, now i am 31 and still no beta!
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Yeah I had no chance, they looked at mine and saw every other gamer out there. I went into the "you look just like the guy next to you stack"
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post #7 of 18
betas are free.
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The bigger news is that the CFO suggested (in not so uncertain terms) that the game would not be out before July.

Also the beta tests that have been going on have been small in number. Recently a dev confirmed that they currently have 2 servers of 1,000 testers each I think.
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Chin up lads ... i did not get in either
 
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I did. I was one of the lucky ones
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