The Star Wars Universe Tackles Zombies in Old Republic Expansion Pack


Zombies appear to be the go-to thing for downloadable game add-ons.  Red Dead Redemption and Call of Duty are just two titles that immediately spring to mind.

Well, Star Wars is welcoming in the undead.  The video game Star Wars: The Old Republic is welcoming an expansion pack that introduces zombies, or “Rakghouls,” to the mix.  The update is available on Tuesday, January 17 from EA, BioWare and LucasArts.

Inside, you’ll find the trailer and further details about what you get with the expansion pack.

Rise of the Rakghouls features a new Flashpoint and a new Operation as well as a number of changes made throughout the entire game, including level 50 bracketing for PvP WarZones, the addition of anti-aliasing and changes to Open World PvP on Ilum.

Flashpoint: Kaon Under Siege is a completely new and unique group combat experience located on Kaon, a planet in the Tion Hegemony, a strategically important sector of the galaxy that has remained neutral, groups of up to four Republic or Imperial players must race to Kaon to eliminate the Rakghouls outbreak, securing the allegiance of the Tion Hegemony for their respective sides. This Flashpoint will be available for level 50 characters only and will feature Normal and Heroic modes.

Operation: Karagga’s Palace is a continuation of the game’s second launch Operation. In the Operation, teams of 8 or 16 players will face off against Karagga and the Hutt Cartel after the Hutts abandon their famous neutrality and breach agreements with both the Republic and Empire. Concerned by the threat of another combatant in the war for galactic control, both factions send teams of their most powerful heroes to confront Karagga and determine his intentions. This Operation will feature Normal, Heroic and Nightmare difficulty modes.

If you’re new to the game and need some help, check out this list of Star Wars: The Old Republic tips.

Source: ONRPG