Bioware is celebrating Star Wars: The Old Republic’s five-year anniversary with an all-new expansion, Knights of the Eternal Throne.

During a”Meet the Makers” panel at a Star Wars Celebration in London, James Ohlen, director of design for BioWare revealed the expansion along with its intended fall release.

“The all new expansion adds more of BioWare’s trademark cinematic storytelling, as well as exciting new game features in one of the largest updates the team has made since the game launched 5 years ago in 2011!,” the developer said in a post made on the game’s official site.

In addition to the expansion’s announcement, it was revealed that all players can play the first chapter of previous expansion Knights of the Fallen Empire for free in preparation for Eternal Throne.

The following is the description of The Hunter, the expansion’s free trial:

“Step into an epic story-driven adventure as your character becomes The Outlander, a veteran of the Great Galactic War, in Knights of the Fallen Empire – now live! Travel to the Outer Rim of the galaxy to come face-to-face with a new threat, Emperor Valkorion and his Eternal Empire. Choose your path, recruit Companions into your Alliance, and make choices that have power to change destinies, all at the center of your own personal Star Wars saga! Best of all, Subscribers of Star Wars: The Old Republic can access and play all chapters of the evolving Knights of the Fallen Empire story for free. Create your Level 60 character and play today!”

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