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  Reply # 556001 9-Dec-2011 17:20 Send private message

It's not definite that red-zone credit cards will be rejected for subscriptions as yet (after all, you can still use them with Origin to buy *other* things), but it'll be nice to hear something definite from EA about it. In so far as EA is proving capable of being definite when discussing TOR, at least ;)

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  Reply # 556547 11-Dec-2011 09:17 Send private message

Yeah, sent a request into TOR support and got this in reply -

"Greetings X,

I am Protocol Droid P2-B5 of Human-Cyborg Relations...

I have received your distress call regarding monthly subscription payments.

Each copy of Star Wars: The Old Republic will come with 30 days of subscription time, after which you have the option to continue playing with one of the following subscription-options:

1 Month Subscription: $14.99 (?8.99/?12.99)
3 Month Subscription: $13.99 per month (one-time charge of $41.97/?25.17/?35.97)
6 Month Subscription: $12.99 per month (one-time charge of $77.94/?46.14/?65.94)

Further information regarding registering cards for subscription payment will be made available closer to launch. We appreciate your continued patience and look forward to seeing you ingame!

Please do not hesitate to contact us again if there is anything further we can help you with.

Galactic Support is our specialty...

Sincerely,

Protocol Droid P2-B5 (aka Patrick)
Star Wars: The Old Republic Customer Service"

Bolded for emphasis, but I would say an announcement is still to be made. I can't believe they would waive (tens of) thousands of valid c/c's however.

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  Reply # 557410 13-Dec-2011 12:40 Send private message

I read that oceanic players wont be able to get the release till 18th March 2012!?! I presume this is cause they are not going to make the oceanic servers available till then. This game comes out soon in the USA in 8-9 days time if im right.

If I buy the USA release I will only be able to play on US servers right? Would I be able to change over to Oceanic servers when its available here for us. EA mustn't think there is a higher enough demand for this game why they're releasing it later for us.

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  Reply # 557465 13-Dec-2011 14:25 Send private message

In terms of being 'officially' released here then March sounds about right from all the threads\articles\podcasts I've read. You can still pre-order from the US if you can find a copy.

Once registered, you can roll on any server you like, US or EU. It maybe a long time (or possibly never) before they offer dedicated Oceanic servers. Whether they offer character transfers at that time is anyones guess.


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  Reply # 557510 13-Dec-2011 16:06 Send private message

kiwired23: It's not definite that red-zone credit cards will be rejected for subscriptions as yet (after all, you can still use them with Origin to buy *other* things), but it'll be nice to hear something definite from EA about it. In so far as EA is proving capable of being definite when discussing TOR, at least ;)


It's official, if your CC works on origin, you can use it to subscribe to TOR. That they blocked purchases outside US/EU via Origin is completely unrelated.  




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  Reply # 557547 13-Dec-2011 17:44 Send private message

JimmyC: In terms of being 'officially' released here then March sounds about right from all the threads\articles\podcasts I've read. You can still pre-order from the US if you can find a copy.

Once registered, you can roll on any server you like, US or EU. It maybe a long time (or possibly never) before they offer dedicated Oceanic servers. Whether they offer character transfers at that time is anyones guess.



yea 9 days its release for the US, will be ordering a copy, I aint waiting round till March.


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  Reply # 557566 13-Dec-2011 19:09 Send private message

Just buy a code off one of the code sites and play it on the 20th.

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  Reply # 557641 13-Dec-2011 22:15 Send private message

Final Oceanic PVP server is

SWIFTWIND 

I'll see you guys on there (Sith) 




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  Reply # 557719 14-Dec-2011 08:56 Send private message

Just for people who are thinking about this: ordered my game from amazon.com yesterday, got the pre-release code right away and was able to link it to my SWTOR account. I have also downloaded the client (ouch), but can't start up the game yet, obviously.

The amazon box should arrive in January, but I am hoping to be able to start playing before that through the downloaded client. We'll see.

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  Reply # 557720 14-Dec-2011 08:56 Send private message

I'm in on early access. There's hardly anyone around too, trying to make hay whilst the sun shines!

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  Reply # 557737 14-Dec-2011 09:12 Send private message

I have early access but my account is locked because I forgot the answer to one of my Secret Questions. Waiting on support to reset them. Ironically I remember the answer to the other four questions (you had to set 5)




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  Reply # 557802 14-Dec-2011 11:04 Send private message

How big is the digital download? Something like 25gigs aint it, might do that buy the code & download it.

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  Reply # 557803 14-Dec-2011 11:05 Send private message

27GB plus patches




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  Reply # 557926 14-Dec-2011 15:04 Send private message

About 20GB. 27GB is if you download the other languages




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Master Geek
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  Reply # 558010 14-Dec-2011 18:22 Send private message

CruciasNZ: Final Oceanic PVP server is

SWIFTWIND 

I'll see you guys on there (Sith) 


Whats your name in game?
Ill add ya. (once i get in)

I got a email saying the guild I joined has been assigned its server, and to check out the forums. I tried and they were still down for the upgrade/maintenance. Go figure : )

Ill be playing under the name 'oozero'

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