Star Wars: The Old Republic is free to play this weekend.
The hugely popular Star Wars: The Old Republic online game is going to be free to play this weekend. There are a few restrictions, but if you have never had an account before and are a gamer, this is a promotion worth taking advantage of.
What you need to know.
- The free play weekend starts late Wednesday night (technically Thursday, March 15 at 12:01AM CT). It runs through Monday, March 19 at 2:00AM CT.
- Right now there is only a PC version.
- You can’t start to download the game until the free weekend opens up.
- No credit card is required.
- This game requires a large download. Expect your download to take up to two hours.
- The trial is open to new accounts only. You cannot have an active, pending or closed game trial account.
Additional in-game details for the free weekend.
- You will be able to experience the opening adventures of each of the eight character classes in the game.
- You will be able to create a new character and play up to level 15.
- You will have access to Origin World, Capital World, the Fleet, all Warzones, and your character’s first Flashpoint.
- No trading with other characters