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Official Q&A Thread for April 27th, 2012 Q&A Blog Post

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Official Q&A Thread for April 27th, 2012 Q&A Blog Post
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04.20.2012 , 03:25 PM | #1 Click here to go to the next staff post in this thread. Next  

Hello and welcome to the official Q&A thread for questions to be answered for the April 27th, 2012 Q&A blog post.

As a reminder, we’ll be starting up a weekly Q&A blog series in which we will select ten questions from the community and post answers to them every Friday. We’ll have the next set of answers next week on May 1st, 2012, but before that, we need your questions!

Please use this thread to ask your question (one per community member, so make it count!). On Tuesday at 2PM CST (8PM BST/9PM CEST/5AM AEST), we will close this thread, select ten questions, and get answers to them for Friday’s blog post.

In order to increase the chances of having your specific question answered and to help us keep the thread manageable, here are some guidelines on asking questions:
  1. Keep your question relatively short. Background details are welcome, but don’t go overboard.
  2. Please actually ask a question. We want to hear constructive feedback elsewhere in the Forums.
  3. Use common sense – we cannot answer everything, especially on far-reaching content.
  4. This should go without saying, but be respectful.
  5. Limit yourself to one question in this thread, please. You can always ask another question next week!
  6. And finally, as a reminder, this is not a discussion thread. Do not comment about what somebody else has posted.

Any other posts apart from questions in the thread will be removed. With that being said, please ask away!

Lord_Ravenhurst's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 03:55 PM | #2
Are there any plans for including nvidia PhysX features and server-side NPC collision detection and what are the longterm plans to modernize the engine and improve performance (e.g. DX11)?

Felioats's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 03:57 PM | #3
For each base class, both of its advanced classes share a skill tree. Prerelease, these shared trees were identical. Now, there are differences. Why was this done? Specifically, why did it remove lightsaber skills from the Sorcerer and Sage advanced classes?

Dragonexadon's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 03:58 PM | #4
As a Guardian defense speced tank I do not currently see a reason to put a point in Command. Can you give more insight to the choice of removing the reduced cool-down time for challenging call? As well as the roll of a reduced force-push as a defense spec guardian?

Thank you.
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BenjaminminU's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:01 PM | #5
Will we be seeing any new story or companions in any up and coming updates such as 1.3 or 1.4?
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IsaakC's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:04 PM | #6
Are we ever going to see pure black lightsaber crystals?
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Aiysis's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:05 PM | #7
Can we get any more information on how transfers are going to work for players on low population servers? Will they be free? Any timeline on when they will be available? Is there anything else in the works to help players that are stuck on low population servers do multiplayer content?

Fatespuppet's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:08 PM | #8
Will there be any additions to or expansion to appearance customization? The hue to chest does not work very well as currently implemented, and I would love to have a wider color pallete for armor. Orange, blue and green are getting old.

basedbyforce's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:10 PM | #9

my question is a simple topic that has been highly discussed, debated, and differently opinionated.

The 1.2 Patch update trailer stated there were going to be many more lightsaber colors. With the patch coming out those who are newer players never had the chance to gain a White crystal, and the new various color crystals that are able to be obtained through ranked Warzone are limited to around 3-4 and not a high selection of "Colors."

What is the plan for giving players more choice in colors for their primary force weapons? Is there any chance there could ever be a crystal that after gaining enough Ranked Warzone, doing a quest link, paying 3 mil credits, and Gaining schematics could be a crystal that the player can select the exact color that they want their weapon's crystal to be from a advanced massive Color Palette chart ect?

So many force wielders are bored of the lack of customization of appearances in there weapons. There definitely isn't lack in character customization, what about lighters?

Here are several questions and thank you SO MUCH!
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Misiolak's Avatar

04.20.2012 , 04:13 PM | #10
The Datacrons are a nice addition to the game, but getting them for all the characters is simply not fun. Do you plan to include Datacron sharing in the Legacy unlocks?