The default UI settings in The Old Republic work better straight out of the box than in most other new MMO launches, but for new players it’s still worth spending a few minutes tweaking some of the default settings to improve your gameplay experience. After extensive tweaking and testing of the various settings that can be adjusted through the in-game Preferences menu, we’ve compiled some tips and tricks to help save new players some of the guesswork, and get their UI set up quickly and easily.

Set Camera Max Distance

No matter what game I play – regardless of genre – one of the things I’m most particular about is camera control while playing. The default camera distance to your character in The Old Republic is quite a bit closer than in most MMOs, and while this is great for immersion and lends itself well to giving the game a distinctly RPG vibe, I typically prefer to have increased spatial awareness.

If you plan on diving into Warzones spatial awareness becomes even more important, so tweaking the max distance of the camera is a core adjustment to consider right off the bat.

SWTOR Camera Settings

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2016

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Reuben "Sardu" Waters has been writing professionally about the MMOG industry for eight years, and is the current Editor-in-Chief and Director of Development for Ten Ton Hammer.