Those wanting the authentic Star Wars experience from Bioware’s MMO Star Wars: The Old Republic will be pleased to know that Hoth, the ice planet from the opening scenes of The Empire Strikes Back, will feature in the game.
Due to the chronology within the game the planet will be slightly different. Rather than a rebel outpost it is an ungoverned tundra being fought over by both Imperial and Republic forces. It is also covered in wreckage from the many battles in the Great War, sort of like a starship graveyard.
This makes it a popular place for pirates looking to salvage but both the Republic and Empire are laying claim to the planet making it something of a hot zone.
More and more information is being released about SW:TOR ahead of its Spring 2011 release date and most of it looks to be satisfying Star Wars fans.