BioWare Sets Star Wars: The Old Republic Expansion

Austin-based game developer BioWare, the studio of Electronic Arts which is behind Star Wars: The Old Republic, said Tuesday that it is launching the first, digital expansion of the title in the spring. BioWare said the Rise of the Hutt Cartel will offer up new, story-content for players, based on the planet of Makeb. Star Wars: The Old Republic is based on the world of Star Wars, before the time of the classic Star Wars movies. The new expansion will cost $9.99, with pre-orders available now for players.