Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith Expansion Now Live

If you’re looking for some MMORPG action, then you might want to give the new Legacy of the Sith expansion for BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic a shot. Featuring plenty of new content and story developments, as well as a complete overhaul of the game’s character classes, the expansion is now live, accompanied by this extended cinematic trailer:

There’s also this more traditional story teaser:

And here’s a quick overview of the new features:

The new Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith expansion brings you to uncharted parts of the galaxy while pursuing Darth Malgus. Explore two new planets, a new Flashpoint, earn new rewards during the new Galactic Season, and more!

New Storyline

The war between the Galactic Republic and the Sith Empire spreads to new worlds! Dangerous threats rise in the dark corners of the galaxy ​and Darth Malgus pursues an unknown plan… Unravel these mysteries and more as your choices continue to shape the galaxy.


The Sith Empire has invaded Manaan to seize its abundance of kolto, a vital medical resource on all sides of the war. Battle through underwater facilities for control of the planet with separate Imperial and Republic storylines.


The story continues on the planet Elom with the discovery of a ruined Sith fortress that was mysteriously erased from all records. Rumors persist that Darth Malgus–on the hunt for ancient relics throughout the galaxy–may have found something critical to the future of the Jedi and the Sith. This new storyline will be available both as a solo experience as well as a multiplayer Flashpoint!

Galactic Seasons 2 – ‘Shadows of the Underworld’

The second season of Galactic Seasons, ‘Shadow of the Underworld,’ starts with the launch of Legacy of the Sith. Earn new and exciting rewards by completing Seasonal Daily and Weekly Objectives. More information here.

Combat Styles

Players have more options to personalize their characters by choosing a Combat Style separate from their Origin Story! More information here.

Itemization revamp

We’ve made changes to the itemization system to offer players new experiences and ways to obtain gear. These changes ensure that players have the gear they need to play the content they want and that they can grow their power over time. More information here.

Legendary Items

Experience a new way to customize your character’s play style with legendary items! These new items replace Amplifiers and set bonuses for greater customization of the bonuses you receive. More information here.

Increased Level Cap

The level cap has increased to 80 for all subscribers in Legacy of the Sith.

Improved Player Experience

Enjoy a smoother overall player experience through several improvements, including an updated character creation journey and new looks for the character sheet, inventory, and much more!


This new interface allows you to create pre-sets for your gear, weapons, appearance, abilities, and quickbars to easily switch between different playstyles for different situations.

Ten-Year Anniversary

As part of our celebration, the “Anniversary Personnel” Vendor will be available on the Fleet until January 2023. Their inventory has been updated to include new rewards and the Best View of SWTOR contest decorations.

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Legacy of the Sith is now live and free for all subscribers! Pursue Darth Malgus through the galaxy to unveil his darkest plans. The full patch note list of this new update can be found here.

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