Get a first look at Rise of the Hutt Cartel for Star Wars: The Old Republic
Star Wars: The Old Republic - Rise of the Hutt Cartel

EA and BioWare are offering players a first look at the upcoming Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic.

Star Wars: The Old Republic is over a year old now and is receiving its first expansion pack. The Rise of the Hutt Cartel expansion will add a significant amount of new content to MMO. Players can continue their saga with brand new story missions pitting Republic and Imperials forces against the formidable Hutt Cartel on the Makeb, a brand new planet to explore. The new planet is shown extensively in the first look trailer.

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Rise of the Hutt Cartel is due for release this Spring and is currently available for pre-order on the official Star Wars: The Old Republic website. The game recently went Free-to-Play so those playing for free will have to pay more for the expansion, meanwhile those who are subscribers will get a discounted price. There will be no physical retail release for this expansion pack.

Those who pre-order will get some extra digital goodies included with the purchase:

  • The Dr. Oggurobb Hutt Holostatue: Train under the illustrious Hutt scientist Dr. Oggurobb with this portable training device that he created in his own image.
  • “Scourge of the Hutts” Title: Republic and Imperial forces that adorn this title will be revered across the galaxy.
  • The Makrin Seedling Mini-Pet: Get your very own Makrin Seedling to follow you around and creep out your enemies! Possessing bark-like skin and grass-like nerve-rich tissues that blend in perfectly with Makeb’s environment, the Makrin Seedling has a distinguishing and eerie look!

Star Wars: The Old Republic – Rise of the Hutt Cartel is out Spring 2013 exclusively on PC. Check out the first look trailer below: