Information Overload is a new feature geared towards bringing you all the gaming news you care about, in one easy to digest post. Here you'll find topics ranging from developer updates and dispatches, maintenance statuses for the upcoming week, and various things from throughout the Community at large that didn't really fit in with any of our specific columns. So, for the latest news from the galaxy at large, hit the jump.
SWTOR servers will be coming down for two hours on January 15th, and a patch will follow. For more information, check the image below or visit this link.
Anniversary Celebration Gallery
Having reached it's first birthday, The Old Republic celebrated with big style! The Anniversary Celebration kicked off, and there's a wonderful gallery of player-submitted photos from the event up on the community Facebook page. Visit this link to a take a look.
Cartel Market Updated: New Items
Recently the Cartel Market was updated with brand new goodies for your characters. These include: the brand new Skip Tracer's Cartel Pack, featuring rare bonus items only obtainable within the pack itself; a Newcomer Bundle, aimed at helping new players; and much more. For the low-down on these items, head to the official site.
Testers Wanted for Rise of the Hutt Cartel
If you live in the Austin, Texas area and are looking to test the new digital expansion for SWTOR, you're in luck. Bioware needs you to help them make the next chapter of this epic story even better by providing testing and feedback. Follow this link for more information, and to sign up for testing.
Other Gaming News
Curse Weekly Round-Up
Be sure to check out Curse's Weekly Round-Up for all of your gaming related news and updates by visiting this link.
A40 Gaming Headset - ASTRO Edition
For those of you looking to upgrade your current headset, or are looking to purchase your first quality headset, look no further than the A-40 ASTRO Edition. This fully featured headset provides peerless audio, as well as a comfortable fit. Curse Premium members can enter a giveaway at this link for their chance to win a free headset.
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