Rise of the Hutt Cartel “First Look” Video; Exclusive Pre-Order Items

Today, BioWare and LucasArts have unveiled the “First Look” video for Star Wars™: The Old Republic’s™ new Digital Expansion – Rise of the Hutt Cartel! BioWare expands their Star Wars™ saga with brand new story-based missions pitting both Republic and Imperial forces against the nefarious Hutt Cartel on the new planet of Makeb.     

You can download the Rise of the Hutt Cartel: First Look video along with new screenshots via the following link: www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com/RiseoftheHuttCartel

In addition, players can now pre-order Rise of the Hutt Cartel to receive in-game rewards including an exclusive title and two new in-game items once the Digital Expansion launches:

  • The Dr. Oggurobb Hutt Holostatue: Train under the illustrious Hutt scientist Dr. Oggurobb with this portable training device that he created in his own image.
  • "Scourge of the Hutts" Title: Republic and Imperial forces that adorn this title will be revered across the galaxy.
  • The Makrin Seedling Mini-Pet: Get your very own Makrin Seedling to follow you around and creep out your enemies!  Possessing bark-like skin and grass-like nerve-rich tissues that blend in perfectly with Makeb’s environment, the Makrin Seedling has a distinguishing and eerie look!
You can find out more information on these new exclusive pre-order items via the following link: www.StarWarsTheOldRepublic.com/RiseoftheHuttCartel

Please let us know if you have any questions and if we can further assist in your coverage of Star Wars: The Old Republic and the upcoming release of the Rise of the Hutt Cartel Digital Expansion.




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