Star Wars: The Old Republic to get a tauntaun mount

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Everyone’s favourite sleeping bag, the tauntaun, is coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic as the first animal mount in the MMO. There’s still no word on whether you’ll be able to slice open their gullet and survive a cold night on Hoth by snuggling all up in their guts.

We’ve only images to go on, currently, so we can’t say whether it’s due out in the 2.3 or 2.4 update but it’s likely to fall into the 2.4 camp. The beast looks mighty stately.

Here are those screens:

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Also among the screenshots were images of three new arenas due to be released in future updates:

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Makeb arena

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Tatooine arena

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Space Garage arena

And the famous scene:

Cheers, Duffy and VG247.