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do you think with the new update that people are going to come back to SWTOR?

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do you think with the new update that people are going to come back to SWTOR?

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05.09.2014 , 08:14 PM | #31
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Well if by spiritual you meant a pale shaded ghost of the former game then I agree.

Otherwise Kotor felt much more SW than this.
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05.09.2014 , 10:25 PM | #32
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i just came back after about a year of not playing because i now have more time on my hands but when ever i go to a planet theirs only 10-20 people there. i enjoy the game but it makes it really boring if theirs no one to play with. so im just wondering if i should just cut my losses and find a new MMO or stick around and hope for the best.
Will people come back?

Thats more about the rest of the industry then SW:TOR now to be honest.

I just cam back 2 months ago myself when housing was finally announced.

It was one of the key items I pointed out was missing (Along with RVR, Pazaak, Swoop Racing (ala KotOR1), and more) when I left an little over a year earlier.

So I think the devs are finally on the right course or path with adding in housing, strongholds, Makeb was very well done, future upcoming things sound good as well.

But here is the catch and its something I tried to bang into the beta devs heads (I failed clear or they understood and just ignored anyways)

You only get 1 chance to make a good first impression

And SW:TOR wasted their by honestly being far to arrogant and self centered that they ignore the genre and suggestions for what they wanted to do (as long as it allowed them to be home for supper on time).

So they lost that chance and subs vacated game
Now rather then crafting their own future they have to hope and pray other buss word games coming out make the same missteps they made so the player base does give them a 2nd or even 3rd chance.

I'm not bashing SW:TOR here btw.
As I said I like the new direction and did return myself.
But I also know its ALLOT HARDER to get someone to return then it is to get someone to give something its first try.

And SW:TOR has been given multiple chances by a great number of players who left disappointed earlier.

Truth is the direction we see now should have been in place well before launch.

So no one can accurately say if the new update will get people back
because for people to come back,
Its going to be about more then just direction and content update of SW:TOR
And EA has no control over that part of the equation
So cross you fingers and hope for all the new games to be disappointments as well.
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05.10.2014 , 01:16 AM | #33
I think it could bring back some of the disenfranchised SWG vets that wanted this game to be SWG2. But other than that, player housing in a Themepark game is kind of a gimmick. The "house" is going to be in the same exact spot on each planet.

It's a pretty weak addition to the game in my opinion.

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05.10.2014 , 01:21 AM | #34
do you think with the new update that people are going to come back to SWTOR?
People to come back? No please! There are plenty of ppl already. My server is a real mess and its always full with 4-5 Fleet , Makeb , KDY , Tython , Dromund Kaas , Korriban , Coruscant instances.
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05.10.2014 , 03:32 AM | #35
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(just Corellia and Ilum are dead for some reason
You can blame all the ridiculous accelerated leveling this game has and that's even without 2xp weekends.

Everyone is max-leveled by the time they're done Belsavis even just doing class/planet missions. There's no incentive to go to either planet and actually do anything now cuz there's nobody there other than Datacrons and a few end-game missions.

If a veteran player wants to power-level using all the boosts possible, I can understand that, but it's the new players that are getting into the game that suffer the most cuz they level too fast, get to Corellia, and wonder where everyone is.

I think that's who it hurts, the new SWTOR player, they hear all the great things about class stories but then wonder why even bother when they are just smashing through levels, then it's just like every other MMO. So then you get all these noob players spamming to join guilds cuz they hear all about the guild XP bonus and then they speed to 55 and have no idea how to play their class.

I'd love to see Legacy restrictions on all forms of accelerated leveling, then you'd get just the players who have played the game "properly" at least once being allowed access to the XP perks, but that will never happen.
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05.10.2014 , 03:55 PM | #36
Just from recent personal experience, I think we will see more returning. My guild lost a few to ESO and almost 1/2 have already cancelled there and returned.

ESO seems to have turned out to not be the second coming as was predicted by some in these forums two months ago.

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05.10.2014 , 04:05 PM | #37
I have been playing since launch and have never left. The members that we originally started the guild with are still playing even though there are times some of them don't play (real life--such as college, work, family responsibilities) we still enjoy the game.

As far as people playing that depends on your time schedule whether or not you find someone to play with. I have someone I always play with on my lower alts (but he's my boyfriend too).

We also have a guild and honesty in the last few weeks we have added some new members and our guild is a small one and we are quite particular on who we recruit in the guild.

Really just depends on you if you are enjoying it then you will have fun. If you want someone to play with I would suggest maybe find a guild or try to find people that would like to run missions with you.

Good luck and have a great week.
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05.10.2014 , 04:26 PM | #38
Quote: Originally Posted by iankalo View Post
People to come back? No please! There are plenty of ppl already. My server is a real mess and its always full with 4-5 Fleet , Makeb , KDY , Tython , Dromund Kaas , Korriban , Coruscant instances.
Don't know what server you're on, but on my server, prime time means 120 people in a single instance of Republic Fleet. Never seen more than 10 people on any planet above level 40 (except during events).

So, yes, I sure as hell, would like more players to join the game. If you REALLY have such problems with too many players, then please transfer to literally any other server.
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