Alderaan is alive and well, just as glorious as it should be, and the backdrop for the latest Star Wars: The Old Republic cinematic trailer to be release by BioWare. The game is making quite the splash at this week's E3 and this trailer is a big part of it. Watch as what appears to be a Jedi Consular and a Trooper take on a powerful Sith. There may be a clear winner in this battle, but the war continues to rage!
The Battle of Alderaan. The Republic's gravest hour. Recently promoted to Darth, Malgus launches the first of many surprise attacks that would become his trademark during the Great War, perfectly timing the assault with a feint that pulls the Republic fleet light-years away. Thousands of assault droids and hundreds of Sith set the heart of the Republic ablaze, and Alderaan's few defenders are swept away with ease.
Unknown to Darth Malgus, small groups of Republic Troopers are stationed on Alderaan, some recovering from wounds, others are awaiting orders. As these brave soldiers take to the forests and mountains to fight a guerilla campaign against Malgus's forces, the Republic fleet rushes back to repel the invasion. With time running out and Alderaan's capitol threatened, it falls to Havoc Squad, the elite Republic Special Forces unit, to coordinate one last desperate stand against Malgus' vastly superior numbers.
This video, entitled "Hope", is now available to watch and download in its high quality version from the official SWTOR website!