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The Dread War Arrives A Day Early

Posted by Suzie Ford on Sep 30, 2013  | Comments

The Dread War Arrives A Day Early -

Star Wars: The Old Republic players got a nice surprise today with the launch of patch 2.4 "The Dread War". The patch brings a host of content and updates to the game including the new Oricon story arc, new level 55 dailies and much more.


  • New Story Mission Area: Oricon! Located in an uncharted system well off the Hydian Way, Oricon is a remote moon that is immeasurably strong with the dark side – a perfect home for the feared Dread Masters! Begin the Oricon journey by talking to O6-D5 on the Republic Fleet or D5-F3 on the Imperial Fleet. Details under General
  • Warzone Arenas! 4v4 Warzone Arenas are now active for Unranked, Ranked Solo, and Ranked Team play! Details under PvP
  • New Level 55 Daily Missions! Explore the ship-strewn, mysterious landscape of Oricon as you battle the deadly Dread Guard and their minions. The Dread Masters are bent on destroying both the Empire and Republic and they’re using their every resource to do so! Details under Missions and NPCs
  • New Operation: Dread Fortress! Begin your assault of the Dread Masters lair, an ancient fortress claimed by the Dread Masters soon after arriving on Oricon. Details under Flashpoints and Operations
  • New Operation: Dread Palace! Make your way beyond the Dread Fortress to the foreboding palace of the Dread Masters --and battle towards the final confrontation with the galaxy’s greatest threat.Details under Flashpoints and Operations
  • New Galactic Reputation Organization! A new organization has been added: Strike Team Oricon (Republic) (Republic)/Dread Executioners (Imperial). Details under Legacy.
  • New Gear Sets! Three new sets of gear have been added: Dread Forged (new tier), Oriconian (new PvE Commendation gear) and Obroan (new PvP tier). Details under Items and Economy.
  • New Vehicles and Mount! The Praxon Pyroclast, Gurian Volcano, and Strike Force Tauntaun have been added! Details under Items and Economy

Read the full patch notes on the Star Wars: The Old Republic site.

Suzie Ford / Suzie is the Associate Editor and News Manager at Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom
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