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Merry Christmas, BioWare, and Thank You

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Merry Christmas, BioWare, and Thank You

arkom's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 02:50 PM | #1
While, from a business point of view, I think that anyone can see the valid reasons for launching a consumer product with as large a following as SWTOR has at Christmas, I think that there are fewer people who stop to consider what this means for the employees of a company like BioWare who does this.

Christmas should be a time for family, a time for rest, and a time to be able to enjoy your loved ones. And with launching a new MMO (especially a new MMO that has the fastest growing subscription base in MMO history - congratulations, guys and gals!) it also means a time of constant systems monitoring, tremendous work, and sometimes thankless customer support. All of these things add up to people having to miss out on more of that Christmas "time" that I mentioned than they would like.

I know that you will continue to hear the "squeaky wheels" in the game, on the forums, and on the phones throughout the next few days, but I wanted to also make sure that you would hear more than that.

Thank you for the work that you have put into this game.

Thank you for giving up your time with your loved ones this holiday season to deal with complaints, problems, and general grinch-like dispositions.

Thank you for your open and willing communication with your player-base.

Thank you for taking our questions, our problems, and our requests seriously.

Thank you for listening to us as we ask for more, more, more.

Thank you for wanting to make something new, different, and better.

Thank you for giving us a fantastic product with amazing potential.

And thank you for showing us that you aren't doing it just for money, but because you love this game as much as we do.

Merry Christmas, BioWare. I hope that Santa-7B-2L, his team of flying banthas, and his little crew of Jawas bring you something equally as amazing as what all of you have given to us this Christmas.


KirbyFluff's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 02:52 PM | #2
Could not agree more mate We should also remmeber that bioware are humans also just like as and they sacrifice their time to help us. Thank you bioware
The tragedy of war is that it uses man's best to do man's worst.

Epikkcow's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 04:34 PM | #3
Game companies never get enough credit for the work they do on games.
Hours upon hours of play testing, and they get harassed with demands to nerf/buff this and that.
Sometimes you find yourself waiting, waiting for someone to come around and your hoping, hoping to be found
And it arrives, and says "You're perfect, my love" And I, I know why, I know why, I know why. <3

Elloa's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 05:34 PM | #4
Very nice thread!

I join this and add my wishes of a very Merry Christmas for the Bioware team. Thank you a lot for your creativity and your art! Thank you for the great game you are offering to us!
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Forgon's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 05:37 PM | #5
Great thread. Merry Christmas and happy holidays! Thank you for everything.
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IIRageofAngels's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 05:47 PM | #6
Agreed! A happy life day to the developers and community!

Akrenogrer's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 05:50 PM | #7
Nice post; Merry Christmas and thank you Bioware from me too for this amazing MMORPG.
Keep it going!

Numie's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 06:06 PM | #8
Merry X-mas to Bioware and to everyone else!

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Alikain's Avatar

12.24.2011 , 06:11 PM | #9
Merry Christmas to all Bioware and Lucasarts for their hard work in bringing such amazing MMORPG.
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12.24.2011 , 09:59 PM | #10
Merry Christmas everyone.

I don't take anything seriously, the freaking world is going to end in 2012.