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.