Dressing up my myriad alts is undoubtedly one of many major appeals of Star Wars: The Outdated Republic. Certain, I like the drama-rich class tales and, while Legacy of the Sith was a dud, there have been some nice expansions, however I am undecided I’d have caught round for a decade if it wasn’t for my obsession with Star Wars trend. I am fairly proud of the newest replace, then, as a result of it lastly offers me full management over my characters’ swag.
Whereas gamers have been capable of customise their outfits because the Rise of the Emperor replace manner again in 2015, weapons have been excluded from the Clothes shop characteristic. In case you actually dug the look of your weapon and wished to maintain utilizing it, you’d have to hold changing all of its mods, and with the tempo of levelling in SWTOR it simply made extra sense to make use of no matter weapons you bought as class rewards or from drops.
That is all up to now now. This week, the 7.0.2 replace expands the Clothes shop to incorporate weapons. It really works the identical manner as armour: choose one among your outfits within the Clothes shop tab, after which seize the weapon with the looks you need out of your stock, dropping it into the suitable slot. Your precise weapon’s stats will nonetheless be used, however now it’s going to have the looks, sound and visible results of the one within the Clothes shop. This contains the color crystal and weapon tuning.
This may price you some credit, however given how simple it’s to turn out to be a multi-millionaire in SWTOR, it should not break the financial institution. And it is value it to keep away from being mocked for having no drip by precocious younglings.
Weapons being added to the Clothes shop is the spotlight of the replace, however 7.0.2 additionally features a multitude of fixes, which you’ll try within the patch notes. One other double XP occasion is imminent, too, kicking off on Could 3 and operating till Could 10.
Now go experiment with some new appears to be like.