Some 38 additional countries now will have access to Star Wars: The Old Republic, all of them located in the Middle East or parts of Europe. EA today announced plans to extend the distribution in that hemisphere. Subscription prices will vary by country, EA said. [GamesIndustry International]
The Old Republic Expands Into The Middle East And Dozens Of Other Countries
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