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Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Star Wars: The Old Republic
Star Wars: The Old Republic cover
Developers
BioWare
Publishers
Electronic Arts
LucasArts
Engines
HeroEngine
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2011
Star Wars: The Old Republic guide at StrategyWiki
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Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011

General information

Official Website
Community Website

Availability[edit]

Source DRM Notes Keys OS
Retail
Official website Free to play
Owning any retail or digital version gives a one-month subscription and permanent Preferred status; see Features for details.

Essential improvements[edit]

RAM Disk[edit]

This thread specifies how to implement a RAM Disk with Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %LOCALAPPDATA%\SWTOR\

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Origin

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Remapping
Mouse acceleration
Uses operating system settings.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
Mouse Y-axis inversion
Controller
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
The game uses 5.1 or 7.1 if available. No in-game settings.
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost
Can be changed in Settings.

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Online play

Ports

Protocol Port(s) and/or port range(s)
TCP (outbound) 80, 8995, 12000-12999
UPNP support status is unknown.

Issues fixed[edit]

Improving performance[edit]

Turn down shadows
Turning off shadows drastically increases the performance of the game, and can normally change the frame rate from unplayable to acceptable.

Character gets stuck (unable to move)[edit]

Use command
  • Type /stuck in the chat window if your character gets stuck in the environment.

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum
Operating system (OS) XP or Later
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4000+ or better
System memory (RAM) 1.5 GB for XP; 2 GB for Vista, 7
Hard disk drive (HDD) 28 GB
Video card (GPU) Shader 3.0 support
256 MB of VRAM

References

  1. :: 120hz mointor capping at 111 fps -- SWTOR Forums