In Star Wars: The Old Republic's
most recent dev blog
, designers Chris Schmidt
, Alex Modny
, and George Smith
discuss the major game systems headed to servers with the 2.8 Spoils of War
update -- specifically, the Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event, PvP tweaks, and the story mode ops group finder.
- Nar Shaddaa casinos will feature slot machines that award special buffs, weapons, armor, cosmetic abilities, and mounts -- like a ridable Rancor -- to lucky gamblers.
- Participants in Galactic Starfighter matches and Warzones will begin receiving double rewards, and two new ship variants, the Assault Bomber and Skirmisher Gunship, will become available.
- In an effort to reduce queue time, the group finder will utilize the 16-man story mode difficulty for operations and bolster gear rating for all players. Rewards will also be increased.
Read the full dev blog at the official site