BioWare has today announced the release of Galactic Starfighter, the newest expansion to Star Wars: The Old Republic. For the first time in the game, the expansion will add PvP combat, allowing players to take part in 12v12 space battles with a unique variety of starships and gameplay modes. Early Access for the expansion will start on December 3 for Early Access and January 14 for Preferred Status Players (attained by purchasing anything from the online store or being a former subscriber). The expansion will be available to the public on February 4. Each group will receive a special in-game item and active subscribers as of November 1 will receive an exclusive Galactic Starfighter early Gunship unlock and custom paintjobs.
Check out a teaser for the expansion below: