Speculation about Star Wars The Old Republic's
launch date is reaching a fever pitch lately, with fans hanging on every word from BioWare
and Electronic Arts
staffers and chomping at the bit to experience the title's September beta weekends.
The latest release-related blurb comes courtesy of EA bigwig Frank Gibeau
, who told CVG that while EA-BioWare does have a date in mind, fan reaction to the beta will ultimately tell the tale.
"It [the launch date] is definitely tied to the beta test feedback that's ongoing and so far, so good. We feel good about the date that we're heading towards but you're right, you could have a Crazy Ivan show up in the September/October beta test and be like, 'wow, I've got to fix that,'" Gibeau said.