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BioWare Unveils Star Wars: The Old Republic - Knights of the Fallen Empire, Anarchy in Paradise, coming February 11, 2016

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BioWare and Lucasfilm today announced the release of the next chapter in the episodic expansion story, Star Wars™: The Old Republic™ - Knights of the Fallen Empire.  This chapter, Anarchy in Paradise, will be available February 11, 2016 and is the first in a series of seven new chapters that build on the personal story of the Outlander.  Best of all, Subscribers of Star Wars: The Old Republic, receive all existing and future chapters of Knights of the Fallen Empire for free* for the duration of their subscription.  New players can jump immediately into the evolving story of Knights of the Fallen Empire at Level 60 and experience BioWare storytelling in the rich Star Wars™ universe.

Anarchy in Paradise introduces a new ally, an infamous mercenary known as Firebrand. Her mission is to destroy the Eternal Empire by attacking Zakuul and crushing the seat of power, the Eternal Throne, by any means necessary. It will be up to the Outlander to decide just how far he or she is willing to go to beat the Eternal Emperor. Players will experience the grim consequences of their past decisions and feel the grip of the hand of fate on their dangerous journey. 

BioWare also announced a new Subscriber Rewards program offering players a series of unique monthly in-game reward items themed to the HK-55 Assassin Droid:

  • Players who are Subscribers on January 11, 2016 will receive HK-55 as a permanent personal Companion. 
  • Those who are Subscribers on the first of each month, from February through August 2016, will receive an in-game reward item themed to HK-55’s gear and weapons along with two-day Early Access to the chapter releasing that month. 
  • Subscribers as of February 1, 2016 will receive the HK-55-inspired Jetpack Mount, built to withstand the harshest of conditions as players hover their way through the galaxy.
  • Players who stay subscribed through the period of January 11 to August 1, 2016 will be invited to play a bonus chapter in which they can play as HK-55!

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The Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion pack launched in the fall, adding an epic, player-driven storyline that will continue to expand this year. For those who haven’t played, there has never been a better time to jump in as the storyline expands its cast of characters alongside unexpected twists and turns that will keep players engaged as they build their Alliance and prepare to confront the Emperor. 

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