Today, BioWare released an in-depth video showcasing The Hammer, one of the many Flashpoints in Star Wars: The Old Republic.
"The Hammer, a powerful prototype battle station developed by the Republic, was believed to have been destroyed during the war. However, this terrible weapon has re-emerged in the hands of the Advozsec, who are using it to conquer unaligned worlds in the Outer Rim. Setting out to stop the Advozsec’s campaign, an Imperial strike team assaults the Hammer and battles to take control."
Flashpoints are just one of the ways you can play with a group of friends and take on some of hte most dangerous missions int he galaxy. Other Flashpoints in SWTOR include The Esseles, The Black Talon, Taral V, Boarding Party, Directive 7. BioWare announced at Comic-Con that there will be 15 Flashpoints at launch.