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Looks Like There are Free SWG Vet Trials Available for Feb 1 - Mar 1

KazaraKazara merritt island, FLPosts: 1,075Member Uncommon

In honor of the most recent game update, the GCW Revamp GU-15, $OE is inviting veteran players back for the four week  period of February 1st to March 1st.

Here is the official announcement -

starwarsgalaxies.station.sony.com/galacticcivilwar/

 

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  • TUX426TUX426 Madison, WIPosts: 1,907Member

    Even for "free", I think I'll pass. ;)

  • KazaraKazara merritt island, FLPosts: 1,075Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by TUX426


    Even for "free", I think I'll pass. ;)



     

    I understand. I just wanted to make the announcement, not a recommendation or condemnation.  Since I have SWG already loaded on an old computer, I will brave yet another return to refresh my perspective on SWG.

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  • grandpagamergrandpagamer Perrydice, IAPosts: 2,221Member

    Four weeks is a generous offer.

  • jadan2000jadan2000 roosevelt, NYPosts: 511Member

    i am gonn try it. i dotn think im gonna get back into SWG. Ive done so much on this game, and havent ben back in aout 2 years, so i dont know if i will want to join the community again, but i can say honestly ive never had more fun then i had in SWG.

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  • Esquire1980Esquire1980 Stillwater, OKPosts: 529Member

    Probably will be busy in ST:O.

  • JestorRodoJestorRodo Albany, NYPosts: 2,834Member

    Yes this is to snag Some business from STO.... Good luck with that.

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  • NeblessNebless Hammond, ORPosts: 939Member Common

    Wow 4 weeks.  That's one heck of a trial period, if I did still have it on a computer I'd do it just to wander around a bit but you know even with my oldest willing to pay for the sub my 15 yr old took a pass as even he knows it just isn't a game worth playing now.

    - Edit: so after I log out here I check my e-mails and lo and behold there's my SWG trial offer!  LOL!  I haven't been following the game for a while now but darn if that GCW invasion stuff doesn't sound interesting.  I just might have to download it after all and check it out.

    As one of the few players now with a 'Dev Content Dearic Invasion' badge from 2004 I just might hang around Dearic and see how the new invasion compares to the old one.

    And what can I say; I'm a sucker for free play time.

    SWG - AoC - PotBS - DDO - LotRO - STO - GnH - SWToR

  • TUX426TUX426 Madison, WIPosts: 1,907Member
    Originally posted by JestorRodo


    Yes this is to snag Some business from STO.... Good luck with that.

     

    STO AND Mass Effect 2 tbh ;)

     

  • DistopiaDistopia Baltimore, MDPosts: 16,910Member Uncommon

    Well I must say a free month is a very nice offer. Might actually take them up on that, since I'm not into an MMO right now. I think it's far better than the space/ground alternative releasing Feb 2nd.

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  • ArcAngel3ArcAngel3 GTA, ONPosts: 2,931Member
    Originally posted by Kazara

    Originally posted by TUX426


    Even for "free", I think I'll pass. ;)



     

    I understand. I just wanted to make the announcement, not a recommendation or condemnation.  Since I have SWG already loaded on an old computer, I will brave yet another return to refresh my perspective on SWG.



     

    Let us know how you find things Kazzie, and thanks for the heads up.

  • majorsmerkmajorsmerk Leesburg, VAPosts: 9Member Uncommon

    Not quite free if your characters were on one of the servers that got merged.

  • seabeastseabeast Bellevue, NEPosts: 748Member
    Originally posted by TUX426

    Originally posted by JestorRodo


    Yes this is to snag Some business from STO.... Good luck with that.

     

    STO AND Mass Effect 2 tbh ;)

     



     

    And BF bad company 2

  • donjuanamigodonjuanamigo New Orleans, LAPosts: 256Member

    ill be giving it a run. im not playing anything currently now anyway and ill take a free month anytime.

  • BurntvetBurntvet Baltimore, MDPosts: 2,941Member Uncommon

    I couldn't even bring myself to log in, after the first week or so of the last vet trial. I don't expect this time to be any different....

     

     

  • RipperRipper Lapeer, MIPosts: 5Member

    I'd rather stick hot needles into my eyelids then go back.

     

     

     

  • BullseyeArc1BullseyeArc1 anchorage, AKPosts: 410Member
    Originally posted by donjuanamigo


    ill be giving it a run. im not playing anything currently now anyway and ill take a free month anytime.



     

    No kiddin who can pass up free time, I just had a long run of free time, EQ2, AOC, EVE.   And now Im getting some free time for all my deactivated accounts on SWG.    

  • barezzbarezz Granite City, ILPosts: 140Member Uncommon

    I have about half a second of temptation before I remember that there are now zombies in SWG. 

    No way. 

  • NeblessNebless Hammond, ORPosts: 939Member Common

    moved to the GU15 Review thread

    SWG - AoC - PotBS - DDO - LotRO - STO - GnH - SWToR

  • PhryPhry HampshirePosts: 6,290Member Uncommon
    Originally posted by Nebless


    Well thanks to my oldest I've got a paid sub that'll go into the free vet time so I was able to get on early.
    I now know why you get 4 weeks free play time as it took all my evening just finding where all my crap was scattered about at and re-setting up my toon.  Probably would have gone quicker if my son hadn't robbed half my stuff to use as decorations in my house, his house, his ship etc..... LOL!  Now I need to do my alt hahaha.  I'd forgotten what a time sink just doing the simple stuff was.
    Haven't made it to any of the cities yet so this is from what he's seen;  gank squads are roaming the surrounding player cities looking for enemy players logging in at the shuttle ports.  If they come in SF, than gank them there and if not they follow them into the city so they can't do any of the invasion missions (I'm guessing that means you have to go SF to do the missions).  Once the invasion timer kicks in then the other side is out of the city and you can start setting up.  He's done a couple of the fights and it is very laggy (SS server) and if a triple row buffed player doesn't kill you then there's always the lvl 110 elite NPC's attacking / defending.
    Really sounds like all they did was set up the cities as timered battlegrounds vice the pre-CU live event NPC / Player invasions.  He said they kind of feel like those battle droid invasions they'd run against Theed a few years back that would turn into massive Pvp furballs.
    I stumbled across it once but it seems the cities are on a 3 hour cycle and then you get 30min to build defenses and then 30min of fighting before it goes back to the 3 hour calm and then starts over again.
    Doesn't sound much like I was hoping for, more like the Restuess BG just moved around to different planets.  Well we'll see this weekend.

    Sounds like its not all that.... i might give it a try if its free, only question is... can i be bothered to download the software again....

     

  • clipwhiteclipwhite Old Bridge, NJPosts: 28Member

    The only thing you are required to be SF (pvp enabled) for is to kill the General in the defending city.

  • TUX426TUX426 Madison, WIPosts: 1,907Member
    Originally posted by Ripper 
    I'd rather stick hot needles into my eyelids then go back.

     

    LOL! 

     

  • NeblessNebless Hammond, ORPosts: 939Member Common
    Originally posted by Phry


    Sounds like its not all that.... i might give it a try if its free, only question is... can i be bothered to download the software again....

     

    I was actually pleasantly surprised by this as it only took 6 hours for me.  Did it right when I went to bed and it was ready when I got up the next day.

     

    SWG - AoC - PotBS - DDO - LotRO - STO - GnH - SWToR

  • NeblessNebless Hammond, ORPosts: 939Member Common

    moved to the GU15 Review thread

    SWG - AoC - PotBS - DDO - LotRO - STO - GnH - SWToR

  • NeblessNebless Hammond, ORPosts: 939Member Common

    moved to the GU15 thread

    SWG - AoC - PotBS - DDO - LotRO - STO - GnH - SWToR

  • Greymantle4Greymantle4 Posts: 802Member Uncommon

     

    TERMS AND CONDITIONS

    * This offer, and the period of free game-play described in this offer, expires on March 1, 2010 at 11:59 PM PST. This offer is only available for former Star Wars Galaxies accounts that were active between January 1, 2007 and November 30, 2009. It is not available for accounts closed before January 1, 2007, accounts closed after November 30, 2009, current Star Wars Galaxies or Station Access accounts or for accounts that were banned or were not in good standing when its Star Wars Galaxies or Station Access subscription previously expired or was terminated.

     

    That leaves me out and here i was after all this time going to give it a try again.

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