Finally, more information has been uncovered on the Star Wars: The Old Republic Imperial Agent! The advanced classes are a key feature in player customization in SWTOR and we now know that the Imperial Agents will have the ability to choose to be an Operative or a Sniper.
Operative: Combining the expertise of multiple disciplines, Operatives adapt to any environment and any circumstance to ensure the Empires agenda is achieved. Whether emerging from stealth to ambush and eliminate enemies in close-range combat or using advanced medical technologies to keep colleagues in the fight, the Operative is able to identify the needs of any situation and react accordingly.
Sniper: Focused on covert tactics and eliminating sensitive targets, Imperial Snipers are the most elite and professional sharpshooters in the galaxy. After extensive training, the Snipers long range blaster rifle becomes a weapon of exacting precision, allowing him to target enemies vulnerabilities and strike at the perfect moment to turn the tide of battle.
If you'd like to see more on the Imperial Agent, the SWTOR holonet has been updated with the advanced classes and BioWare has tossed together a new video featuring the dangerous and diabolical Imperial Agent.