BioWare has announced that the next Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion, Legacy of the Sith, is being delayed. Originally slated to be released on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the expansion will now launch on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. As expected, developers are citing the need to further polish the game to bring it up to the standards that both they and the SWTOR community expect.
Legacy of the Sith is something the team has been hard at work on for quite a while but as we get ever closer to launch, it is clear that we need a bit more time. We’re focusing additional testing on the many areas we have changed throughout the game to deliver the experience we want, and one that you deserve.
In addition, during our public test server (PTS) your feedback was invaluable in helping us to shape this expansion. Outside of story content (to avoid spoilers) the majority of the expansion and its features will be returning to the PTS for all subscribers this week.
Legacy of the Sith is bringing big changes to both story and gameplay. According to the dev team, the game’s arch-nemesis, Darth Malgus, will be making a return and possibly “maybe some kind of closure for Malgus — whatever that might mean” according to Creative Director Charles Boyd. In addition, the Combat Styles system will be put into place that allows players much greater freedom in how they build and play their characters.
Check out the Star Wars: The Old Republic official site to learn more.