Official SWTOR Promotions & Contests (May 2016)

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Play Chapter 1 Free

Play Knights of the Fallen Empire Chapter 1: "The Hunt" for free until May 30th! Become the Outlander – Get a free Level 60 Character, confront the Eternal Emperor, and save the galaxy from the Eternal Empire! Valid for players who meet eligibility and agree to receiving SWTOR email. Trial Ends May 30th.

Free M4-I6 Astromech Droid Mini-Pet

As a thank you to their players and in celebration of Star Wars™ Day, Bioware is rewarding players for their epic loyalty with the M4-I6 Astromech Droid Mini-Pet!* Inspired by the extravagant culture of Zakuul, this devoted Droid will tag along no matter where your galactic adventures take you.

Log in betwen April 27th and May 4th to claim your Astromech Droid, and get rewarded via in-game mail on May 5th!

Double XP Weekends

Catch up quick with two Double XP weekends – the first running May 3rd through May 10th, the second Double XP Weekend from May 27th through May 30th. Earn double the Story and Legacy Experience, as well as double the PvP Commendations and Starfighter Requisitions!

Chapter 13 Marathon Stream

Don't miss the Knights of the Fallen Empire Chapter 13 Marathon Story Stream on Saturday, May 14th beginning at 7AM PDT (10AM EDT) with special guests and giveaways!

Heroic Subscriber Rewards

Get Early Access to ongoing Chapters plus monthly rewards inspired by the legendary HK-55 Assassin Droid™ (Be a Subscriber on the 1st of every month). Plus, receive monthly Complimentary Cartel Coins to spend in the in-game Cartel Market for collectible gear, weapons and more!

May Reward: HK-55 Inspired Droid Ship Customization

Be a subscriber on May 1st to receive your reward on May 3rd.

You will also receive 2-day early access to Chapter 13 on May 3rd (must be a subscriber on both May 1st AND the day early access opens on May 3rd).

Customize your fearless Ship Droids with the awe-inspiring likeness of your favorite new Assassin Droid, HK-55! Whether you’re heading into battle with C2-N2 or 2V-R8 at your side, deck them out with the stylish armor pattern and coloring of an elite HK-droid! Look for your new Customizations via in-game mail when Early Access for Chapter 13: Profit and Plunder opens May 3rd.

The Eternal Championship Solo Speedrun Contest

Compete for a chance to win a Grand Prize Trip for you and a guest to Star Wars™ Celebration Europe! Enter by CLICKING THE "ENTER NOW" BUTTON BELOW and speedrun the entire 10 rounds to qualify.


Players who have played through Knights of the Fallen Empire Chapter 9 "The Alliance" can play the Eternal Championship


Speedrun through all 10 rounds of the new "Eternal Championship" challenge in the fastest time possible:

  • Timer starts when you accept the "[Solo] The Eternal Championship" mission (NOT the "[Solo+]" mission)
  • Timer ends when you return to the terminal to "turn in" the [Solo] mission

Contest runs May 3rd – May 20th. Winners announced on May 27th.


Winners posted at


Read and accept the official contest rules by clicking "ENTER NOW" above. Be among the top 6 players who complete the Eternal Championship in the fastest times to win:

  • 1 Grand Prize Winner
    • 4-day, 3-night trip for a winner and guest to Star Wars™ Celebration Europe in London (July 14 – 18)
    • Star Wars™ Celebration Event Pass for all 3 days for winner and guest
    • 360 Days of Subscription Time
    • 14,500 Cartel Coins
  • 5 Runner-Ups
    • 180 Days of Subscription Time
    • 5,500 Cartel Coins

"Story So Far" Promotion

Play through Chapter 13 for a chance to receive Collectible Zakuul themed Rewards!


Knights of the Fallen Empire Players


Play through Chapter 13 - "Profit and Plunder"


5 Winners awarded with the Zakuul Knight Armor Set and Zakuul Dropship Mount on May 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th.


Winners posted at


Read and accept the official promotion rules by clicking "ENTER NOW" above. Bioware will randomly reward players who complete Chapter 13!

#SWTORSagaGiveaway Contest

Share your videos and screenshots for a chance to get rewarded.


All Players aged 18 and over


Capture and share your gameplay in video or screenshots – Be sure to post with the hashtag #SWTORSagaGiveaway


5 Winners receive 450 Cartel Coin Codes on May 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th.


Winners posted at


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List of Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners and May the Force™ be with You! Please visit to view the winning entries!

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