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It’s official! BioWare has confirmed that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play from next week alongside the 1.5 update, HK-51 Activated.

The developer confirmed that the free-to-play update will go live from November 15. Cartel Coins will be available to buy in packs from the official website with the cheapest being $4.99 for 450 Coins and the most expensive $39.99 for 5500 Coins, several other packages will be available in-between these two. As well as this Cartel Coin packs will also be available to purchase from retail stores.

Subscribers on a one month plan will receive a stipend of 500 Coins per month, however those on a three or sixth month payment plan will receive more per month. BioWare added that there is currently no plan to decrease subscription costs or allow subscription time to be purchased with Cartel Coins.

A new free-to-play trailer was also released which you can check out below.

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Star Wars: The Old Republic Going Free-to-Play Next Week, Cartel Coins Priced

It's official! BioWare has confirmed that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play from next week alongside the 1.5 update, HK-51 Activated.

By Matthew Bennett | 11/8/2012 02:00 PM PT

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It’s official! BioWare has confirmed that Star Wars: The Old Republic will be going free-to-play from next week alongside the 1.5 update, HK-51 Activated.

The developer confirmed that the free-to-play update will go live from November 15. Cartel Coins will be available to buy in packs from the official website with the cheapest being $4.99 for 450 Coins and the most expensive $39.99 for 5500 Coins, several other packages will be available in-between these two. As well as this Cartel Coin packs will also be available to purchase from retail stores.

Subscribers on a one month plan will receive a stipend of 500 Coins per month, however those on a three or sixth month payment plan will receive more per month. BioWare added that there is currently no plan to decrease subscription costs or allow subscription time to be purchased with Cartel Coins.

A new free-to-play trailer was also released which you can check out below.

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About Matthew Bennett

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Matt is one of the longest-serving members of the EGMNOW team. An ability to go many hours without sleep and a quick wit make him ideal for his role as associate editor at EGMNOW.com. He often thinks back to the days when the very idea of this career seemed like nothing but an impossible dream. Find him on Twitter @mattyjb89