Star Wars: The Old Republic is receiving an Australian release on March 1. The game launches in Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong, and Singapore on the same day along with regional servers.
This news will be welcomed by those who have bought the game from other regions and have had to play on US and EU servers. Those who created accounts prior to February 28, 2012 will have the opportunity to request a free character transfer to an Asia Pacific server after the March 1 launch, however this will only be available for a limited time.
The standard edition of the game will cost $AU79.99 and $AU89.99 for the Digital Deluxe version, which is exclusive to Origin.