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After much advertisement promoting the upcoming major expansion to Bioware’s Star Wars MMO The Old Republic, fans have learned that starfighter combat will be PvP only. This was confirmed on Unnamed SWTOR Podcast – NYC Community Cantina 2013 where Bioware representatives Damion Scheubert, Andrew Horwitz and Eric Musco outlined their reasons for this decision.
According to their statements creating a 3D script for starfighter AI would be too consuming of manpower and time. Something which Bioware had neither in any great amount at the time of its creation, and the shift in setting would create too many variables.