Next week’s scheduled maintenance will occur on Tuesday, August 7 from 2AM CDT to 8AM CDT. Star Wars: The Old Republic servers will be down during this period and when they come back up, players may have to download a patch.
Quote from BioWareScheduled Maintenance: August 7th, 2012 | 08.03.2012, 12:46 PM
Hello everyone, we wanted to let you know that we will be performing scheduled maintenance for six hours on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 from 2AM CDT (12AM PDT/3AM EDT/8 AM BST/9AM CEST/5PM AEST) until 8AM CDT (6AM PDT/9AM EDT/2PM BST/3PM CEST/11PM AEST). All game servers and SWTOR.com will be offline during this period. This maintenance is expected to take no more than six hours, but could be extended.
If there is a patch available when servers come up, we will have the notes available here. For the original post in its entirety, visit the official thread.