The jedi council is calling for reinforcements to help them test the latest update for Star Wars Galaxies
, entitled Galactic Civil War. All you have to do to take a glimpse into the new content is sign onto the “TestCenter” today(January 7th) or Monday(January 11th) from 4:30 to 6:30PM CST. The update will also be available on another test server – TCPrime, tomorrow(Friday, January 8th) and Tuesday(January 12th) from 4:30 to 6:30PM CST. The tests will focus on the city invasion system. As for locations and faction sides – they will be announced at the start of the test.
Galactic Civil War will be a faction oriented update and will focus mostly on ranks and scores. As you progress through the galactic civil war you will earn faction points. With those you can earn different ranks depending on the number of points you have. Ranks on the other hand unlock valuable items as rewards. You will also earn points while fighting on battlefields, destroying enemy bases, killing enemy NPC’s and pilots in space.
You can view a complete list of the new game mechanics here.