Finally the news that Star Wars fans have been waiting for, the actual launch date of the game and how much it is going to cost! First up is the easy part, the game will launch on the 20th December 2011 in the USA, while in Europe, there will be a wait of two days to the 22nd December.
Now the hard bit, how much is this going to cost, here are the prices for that Star Wars fans will be paying;
One Month Subscription: $14.99 (£8.99 – €12.99)
Three Months Subscription: $13.99 per month (one-time charge of $41.97 – £25.17 – €35.97)
Six Months Subscription: $12.99 per month (one-time charge of $77.94 – £46.14 – €65.94)
According to the press release from EA, Bioware and Lucasarts;
“In 1977, Lucasfilm created magic with the release of Star Wars. Our goal is to capture some of that magic when we go live with Star Wars: The Old Republic on December 20,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, Co-Founder, BioWare and General Manager, BioWare Label. “This is an incredible moment for everyone at BioWare and our partners at Lucas Arts who have dedicated so much of their lives to building this extraordinary game.”
Source [Anand Tech]