EA CEO John Riccitiello spoke at the 2011 William & Blair Stock Growth Conference this morning, saying that the testing for Star Wars: The Old Republic will be in “high scale beta” in the end of June. He also noted that release date will be dependent on the results of that testing. Full transcript of the call here.
Kathy’s back from being out of town and we celebrate by having Roxanne compare things to Nazis and spread baseless rumors about who’s picking up the tab at the fansite cantina event. Speaking of cantinas, we hope actual social spaces like cantinas will replace fake social spaces like the mailbox in our Community Buzz discussion.
Fact or Fiction: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales? This week’s host challenge involves crew skills, class balance, and PAX East.
Carla and Kathy are joined this week by Ysme and Syryn from Kajidic, a PvP SWTOR guild. The four of us discussed the flashpoints updates, the many Dev Tracker posts, and the whole stock market/release date rumor brouhaha. ERTS is up 3 points since all these rumors started, so go figure.
Fact or Fiction: Can you pick out the confirmed fact from the tall tales? This week’s host challenge covers SWTOR time frame and flashpoints.