Star Wars: The Old Republic

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Star Wars: The Old Republic
Star Wars: The Old Republic cover
Electronic Arts
Release dates
Windows December 20, 2011
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2003
Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II – The Sith Lords 2005
Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011

General information

Official Website
Community Website


Source DRM Notes Keys OS
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]

A thread about the specific implementation of a RAM Disk with Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes

Video settings[edit]

Input settings[edit]

Keyboard and mouse Native Notes
Mouse acceleration
The game uses the global windows settings.
Mouse sensitivity
Mouse input in menus
The game uses the global windows settings.
Mouse Y-axis inversion
The game uses the global windows settings.
Controller support

Audio settings[edit]

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


Multiplayer types

Type Native Notes
Online play


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

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]

Operating system (OS) XP or Later
Processor (CPU) Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or 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) 256 MB Card with Shader 3.0 support