Star Wars: The Old Republic Launch Sales Limited; Huttball Introduced

GameInformer reports on plans to limit the number of copies of Star Wars: The Old Republic sold upon the game's launch: "According to the representative speaking at this demo, EA and BioWare made the choice to limit the number of copies of the game available for purchase in order to assure a smooth launch. It's fairly common for popular MMOs to suffer from long wait times and server crashes for the first few months after launch because of the stress put on servers. EA says it would rather make sure the experience is quality for the first gamers to get in than to sell as many copies as possible but ensure a subpar experience for everyone." How many copies they will sell is not specified. On a related note, the Star Wars: The Old Republic Website has a new trailer from BioWare's upcoming MMORPG introducing the sport of Huttball. Here's word on this in-game sport: "A new event has captured the hearts and minds of the citizens on the Smuggler’s Moon of Nar Shaddaa. Known as “Huttball,” two teams clash for the amusement of the masses and to win favor with the famed Giradda the Hutt in this new video that highlights just one of the Player-vs-Player (PvP) Warzones in Star Wars™: The Old Republic™!"
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Darks wrote on Aug 19, 2011, 15:30:
OldScho0l wrote on Aug 19, 2011, 15:11:
There's no way in hell that I'm going anywhere near this PoS.

Well, good luck to you then, I’m actually on the beta, and it’s Far from anything related to a POS as you deem it, I just love how someone like YOU can talk about a game that you haven’t even played one min of. “Another Armchair critic who thinks he knows it all” The game is actually been one of the best MMOs I’ve had the pleasure of testing and playing through. So enjoy whatever boring life you have.
Glad you're having a good time with it, but unless they've come up with something ground-shatteringly NEW and UNIQUE, it's just going to fade into the MMO background noise with everything else. Otherwise it's just the same-old with a new skin.
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