I ordered the CE from Amazon back when pre-orders became available. Now that the release date has been announced, Amazon sent me an email about the updated release date. Now it says the estimated date that it will arrive between December 27-29th. My concern is that this is obviously much after the release, and I realize that this is probably because it is around Christmas, but does anyone else have this concern? Also will I be able to play the game via early access before I actually get the physical CE shipped to me?
Any thoughts would be appreciated! Thanks!
Reposting. Because I have this concern too. I cant seem to find any reliable answer for it. I admit I may be looking in the wrong places, But the official boards just get flooded with here say nonsense.
just got off the line with them, the nice lady said that BOTH CE and DDE will get the code 2 days before release, and that with Battlefield 3 most people got theirs afternoon of release for the physical package
though if i was a CE from Origin, which I am, I'd call them too, just in case
For any people buying from 'Game' stores in the UK I have spoken to my local branch in Northampton and a guy there says they have just got the all clear to release preorded copies of SWTOR from 9am on the 15th. When I called this morning at around 10am they were still waiting on confirmation.
Anyone just walking of the street to buy the game will get told to come back on the 20th for offical release date.
FYI for anyone who may have pre-ordered the CE from Sears (I did for my personal copy), I just called in and asked when it was scheduled to ship and was told the 16th... I unfortunately only paid for 2-day air shipping instead of overnight, so unless it ships a day early I won't have it until the 20th =(, but I'm heartened to know it won't be any further along than that. They eta'd it as the 20th for arrival to me. I'm just glad they aren't saying they're holding it until the 20th to even ship =D.