Yesterday, EA/BioWare launched Star Wars: The Old Republic – a game that will stand as one of the greatest and most ambitious achievements in EA history.
Beyond the critical and commercial success, this game represents an enormous career milestone for the team that made it. Led by Dr. Ray Muzyka and Dr. Greg Zeschuk, the talented team at BioWare began this project with a great vision and a plan to recruit an army of engineers, designers, artists, lighters, scriptwriters and voice-over talent. Several years and millions of man-hours later, they have released an unparalleled artistic achievement.
It’s very early, but our online tracking suggests fans are loving Star Wars: The Old Republic. Some who preordered the game were allowed to begin playing up to eight days before the launch. Here’s what we’re seeing so far:
We’re extraordinarily proud of the game and every one of the people responsible for creating, launching and now maintaining it. We know this is a game that people will play for many years to come.