LucasArts has just announced their new free-to-play Star Wars The Old Republic expansion, called Galactic Starfighter. Early access was previously granted to subscribers, but starting now, joe public can jump right into its 12v12 Player-vs-Player dogfighting combat.
To celebrate the official launch, all players will be able to access new gameplay being added today including:
- New Gameplay Mode: Team Deathmatch – The goal is to destroy the most enemy players and acquire power-up items to turn the tide of battle.
- New Starfighter Role: The Bomber – Decimate enemies playing as the Bomber, featuring the strongest hull of any Starfighter, and launch proximity mines and automated drones to defend your team.
- New Tactical Flashpoint: Kuat Drive Yards – fight through a contested orbital shipyard with one of the most prolific warship manufacturing facilities in the galaxy.
Fly on over to www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com/galactic-starfighter if this sounds like your thing.