With the announcement that you can now purchase additional character slots, questions arose if these purchases were only for free or preferred players or if subscribers would be able to take advantage of them as well.
Global Online Community Manager, Joveth Gonzalez was kind enough to give me a few more details via Twitter and the forums. Subscribers can indeed purchase the character slots as well and are capped to how many additional character slots you may purchase per server, but the cap is “really high”.
Posted by Joveth Gonzalez
Hey folks! Here to clear things up a bit, the patch note is meant to let folks know that the standard character slot restrictions are now being enforced. In ADDITION to this, you may now purchase additional character slots to your heart’s content. There is a limit, but it is very, very high and you will probably not reach it. So, if you are a subscriber and want to go beyond your 12 slots, by all means!
Information on this continues to evolve., A commenter here on TORWars mentioned that they seemed to hit a cap of 22 character slots on an individual server. I reached out to Joveth and he responded to me on twitter saying the following:
As subscribers now have 12 character slots per server and a global cap of 350 characters with the changes in 1.6.2, the purchasable character slots will increase each of your slots per server by one at a price of 600 cartel coins each up to a total of 22 per server it seems. Each purchase of character slots is account wide so, for example, if you are a subscriber on The Shadowlands and purchase an extra character slot, you will have 13 slots on all servers, not just The Shadowlands. Very cool!
Thanks to Joveth for clearing this up with us so quickly! How many new alts will you be rolling, TORWarriors? Hundreds of new Darth Sunshine Sith Inquisitors?