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Star Wars: The Old Republic $4.99 shipped


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Initial post: Dec 14, 2012, 2:34:38 PM PST
Just a heads up.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Star+Wars%3A+The+Old+Republic+-+Windows/3031171.p?id=1218373620959&skuId=3031171&st=old%20republic&lp=1&cp=1

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:35:47 PM PST
Rev Otter says:
$4.99 for a free game? um ...

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:37:24 PM PST
YIGT says:
the 5 bucks gets you alot more perks than the free one so its worth it.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012, 2:38:23 PM PST
Rev Otter says:
i wasn't aware. what perks? :)

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012, 2:38:58 PM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Nice. I'll have to look into what advantages this would get me over the freeloader tier. I've got plenty of Best Buy gift certificates.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012, 2:40:07 PM PST
Kirksplosion says:
Here we go. I'm assuming it would put you in the "preferred status" category.

http://www.swtor.com/free/features

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 14, 2012, 2:40:27 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 14, 2012, 2:40:53 PM PST
Edit: Damn you, Kirk!

http://www.swtor.com/free/features

I'm pretty sure that gets you into the preferred status.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:41:29 PM PST
Kirksplosion says:
In easier to read list form -

" A player who has purchased the game or is a Former Subscriber is automatically granted Preferred Status.

Players with Preferred Status accounts will receive the following benefits:

Can send in-game mail, including 1 (one) attachment.
Can trade securely with other players from Level ten (10) onwards
Can use the /who list and display their Legacy name
First Cargo Hold bay available for free (an 80 item Player Bank)
Sprint available from Level 1
Lower Repair costs
Lower Respecialization (Respec) costs
Five (5) simultaneous listings on the Galactic Trade Network (GTN)
Raised currency limits (Credits and Commendations)
Increased allowance for chat message frequencies in Public Chat channels
One (1) additional active Crew Skill Slot (for a total of 2)
Increased server queue priority"

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:48:32 PM PST
Joel H. says:
I'm ordering but i can't believe they actually wrote "guarenteed christmas delivery". I placed 2 orders on 11/24 and only recieved one of them all of 2 days ago.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 2:56:06 PM PST
Joel H. says:
Alright so to anyone else who tried to order but was denied shipping.. be prepared to just not recieve this. If the product isn't in stock when best buy actually sends you your ready for pickup info.. which could be in several days.. they'll just cancel your order.

If you really want it, buying it off the shelf after work would be the best way. Just saying because a couple weeks ago they canceled a $150 order i placed, cause magically the cheap items weren't still in the store a week later (imagine that) when they actually processed my order.

Posted on Dec 14, 2012, 3:18:22 PM PST
Totally worth it for the storage and sprint at level 1, IMO.
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