Star Wars: The Old Republic 'Invasion' Game Update 2.7 coming next Tuesday
Star Wars: The Old Republic Game Update 2.7, dubbed "Invasion," will roll out next Tuesday, April 8, BioWare announced today. The new update, currently live on the Public Test Server, adds two new level 55 Flashpoints, a new Quesh Huttball Warzone, a new Galactic Starfight Domination Map, and a new Nightmare mode feature.
The two new Flashpoints, on Tython and Korriban, are part of the level 55 story arc "Forged Alliances," which centers on the galactic conflict between the Empire andt he Republic.
Prepare to invade the enemy’s land and then defend the Jedi or Sith home worlds as you meet a host of new intriguing characters, including the adventurous Theron Shan, the son of Jedi Grandmaster Satele Shan, and a sophisticated Sith Lord named Lana Beniko whose passion lies in unravelling secrets behind the enemies of the Empire.
The new Huttball PvP Warzone on Quesh features a vertical layout, meaning you'll need to climb up structures using the new "grappling blasters" located throughout the ground to propel yourself to the level above. In Denon Exosphere, the new Battle Zone for Galactic Starfighter, you'll need to dodge enormous capital ships and fend off enemy attacks. Lastly, in the new Nightmare mode operation, The Dread Fortress, you'll face five bosses "now more dreadful than ever."