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Published on December 7th, 2011 | by Cameron Woolsey

Star Wars: The Old Republic Set to Launch

BioWare and EA are happy to report that they are ready for Star Wars: The Old Republic to hit shelves on Dec. 20, 2011 for North America and Dec. 15 in Europe. BioWare has revealed that Early Game Access will be available to gamers who have pre-ordered starting Dec. 13, 2011 at 6 a.m. CST.

The companies have revealed some data on the late November beta test. Over 750,000 unique gamers participated, logging over 9 million hours of gameplay.

Star Wars: The Old Republic is a go for launch on December 20,” said Dr. Greg Zeschuk, Co-Founder of BioWare and General Manager of the BioWare label’s MMO Business Unit. “We are extremely humbled by the surge of players who have joined us on this journey and participated in the Beta Weekend. Their participation has given us the opportunity to stress test the game and allowed us to tune the experience, ensuring that we deliver the smoothest possible MMO launch later this month.”

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