Star Wars Galaxies ends Decembers the 15th, 2011, but how it ends will be up to players. If you'd like a chance to beat an MMO game, make sure to sub before September 15th, so that you'll be able to participate in the end.
Sony has announced that it will be closing the doors for the last time on Star Wars Galaxies come this December.
SWG will be going out with a bang on December 15, 2011.
Sony Online Entertainment is also offering eligible former players the opportunity to come back to Star Wars Galaxies for free!
SOE alerts past and present Star Wars Galaxies players to news of server closures.
The game is introducing a new player created quest content addition to the game. The new addition will allow players to create their own content and distribute quests/missions on a holocron via the Bazzar or vendors!
Sony Online Entertainment and LucasArts are celebrating the fifth anniversary for Star Wars Galaxies by announcing the Star Wars Galaxies Trading Card Game. First release is named Champions of the Force and it’s scheduled to be released late this summer. Several months of in-game events will follow as well.
Subscribers of Star Wars Galaxies is...
Chapter 10 for Star Wars Galaxies is now live. There's quite a few highlights:
A new theme park with quests beginning at level 55, an improved community search system, group pickup points, and changes to Mustafar instances.
Improved Community Search
Group Pickup Points
Jedi Force Drain was nerfed
New title for Order 66 collection
Star Wars Galaxies Game Update 4 went live very recently and the patch notes contain numerous of interesting changes.
Game Update 4
Publish Notes, May 27, 2008
Commando, officer, and smuggler profession and expertise updates; new stackable damage over time effects; addition of a particle slider and other UI improvements....
SOE recently published an interesting overview of the Jedi expertise paths in Star Wars Galaxies. Information about the light and dark sides of the force are covered and it's a quite interesting read.
The expertise system gives Jedi a choice of the path they wish to follow in the universe of Star Wars Galaxies. Choose a side and your role as...
Christine "TrandoshYar" Chugon is working as an artist at SOE for Star Wars Galaxies. She's responsible for creating The Tomb of Exar Kun -- an heroic encounter dungeon. You can read how the dungeon was made and what had to be done to make it reality.
This particular dungeon started out as a pencil sketch given to me by Travis "Shadowbrak"...
Another team profile (interview) have been published on the official Star Wars Galaxies website. Usually developers are the one that get most of the glory in interviews such as these. This time it's different. Smith "Elias" Getterman works at SOE as a Community Relations Representative.
What is your real name? Smith "Elias" Getterman.
The team behind Star Wars Galaxies recently posted a preview of some collections that will be made available in SWG with Chapter nine (9).
Read more here.
Last Thursday (13th March) Game Update #2 was pushed live to Star Wars Galaxies.
Added the 57 month veteran rewards: the homing beacon and three new permanent storyteller tokens. When placed in a structure you own, the homing beacon will allow you to land near your house from the space station above your home.
You can also...
If you've played Star Wars Galaxies for 57 months or longer you will be given the Homing Beacon which is a new veteran reward.
Citizens who have been part of Star Wars Galaxies for 57 months will receive a great reward for their loyalty this month as we introduce the homing beacon. Need to avoid Imperial entanglements at the starport? Have to...
Sony Online Entertainment has published the patch notes for their MMO Star Wars Galaxies.
Star Destroyer Heroic Encounter:
Players should be less likely to be dropped to Corellia when attempting to enter the rogue Star Destroyer from a multi-player ship.
Players will now be confined to the Blackguard cloning room while an event is in...
Over at the official Star Wars Galaxies website there's a new Team Profile posted. This time it features the Lead Artist of SWG. Allexis Allen.
What is your real name?
Alexis Allen, but please call me Alex.
What is your official title/position?
I'm the Lead Artist on Star Wars Galaxies.
How long have you been working on Star Wars Galaxies?...
A developer of Star Wars Galaxies just made an entry in their developer diary about the animation system used in SWG.
Hey all, Matt "AdeptStrain" Boudreaux here. I'm one of the programmers for Star Wars Galaxies. This dev diary covers our animation system that we use to create and play all those great moves you see in game.
Before I was a...
Today's Galactic Showcase takes a look at Serenity, a player-created home - designed by Whitecoat - for relaxation, meditation, and art appreciation. For those of you not aware, players are able to build their own homes within the world and decorate them however they like. This is one of many examples of this, and the SWG team is taking an...
The latest SWG Team Profile - now available on SWGPlayers.com - gives a look behind the scenes of a day in the life of LucasArts Producer Jake Neri.
Jake talks about his day-to-day activities around the office, what keeps him playing SWG, his favorite profession in the game, his favorite video game and more!
Generally I start the day by...