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The Old Republic Will be the Most Expensive MMO Ever

by Tyler Treat Dec 23, 2009 2:20 AM CST
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Star Wars: The Old Republic will be the most expensive MMO ever created. Period. With complete control of the Star Wars license and by providing a fully-voiced MMO in three different languages, EA is clearly putting all they've got into this title. The BioWare team used as many voice actors as possible, giving each character a unique voice in the game. Not only that, but characters have different voice interactions, meaning you'll hear different things when different characters talk to each other. And did we mention the content? This game's got a lot of that too. We did some digging to see just how much effort is going into this seemingly mammoth game.

"We have literally thousands of roles which are voiced in our game," said Gordon Walton, BioWare co-studio director. "which are done by many, many hundreds of voice actors, so there's not like not one voice actor doing 2,300 people. They're doing a few roles, and those roles tend to be pretty damn different too.

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