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The story of Cal Kestis continues in Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, from our friends at Respawn Entertainment! This new opus picks up five years after the events of ...

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If you were unable to watch-or if you want a recap of everything we showed during our Game Update 7.3 Livestream-we’ve got you covered! Below is a breakdown of what we showed, including timestamps for the different segments of our livestream.

Timestamp 05:08

To celebrate the upcoming launch of Game Update 7.3, “Old Wounds,” use the code LotsSahar on the following page to get your own Sa’har Stronghold decoration. Don’t wait too long as this code will only be redeemable until May 18, 2023!


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In honor of Star Wars™ Day, and to show our appreciation for all of our players in a galaxy far, far away, we're giving away the green BX-23 droid! This boxy droid will be sure to follow along in your many adventures!

Simply log in to Star Wars: The Old Republic anytime between May 4th and May 18th and your very own mini-pet will be waiting for you in your in-game mailbox.

Promotion period runs 5/4/23 (1200 GMT) - 5/18/23 (1200 GMT).

In addition to your BX-23 mini-pet, players will also receive two additional benefits that will run for the same duration as the mini-pet login promotion:

  • A 50% off Collection Unlock sale
  • Double XP Event

Join us in celebrating May the 4th and as always, May the Force™ Be with ...

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We recently hosted the Game Update 7.3: Old Wounds livestream on May 3rd on our Twitch channel. The full recap can be found here.

The Public Test Server (PTS) is now open for players to check out the following content:

The Interpreter’s Retreat

Players will be returning to Voss and will be able to explore a brand new area. This new landing zone is called the Interpreter’s Retreat.

The following will be available for players to test:

  • Side Missions
  • Achievements
  • New Voss-themed rewards


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16 May

Star Wars: The Old Republic Recent Updates! 29/09/2014

We will be taking all servers offline for back-end maintenance on May 16, 2023. More details in this forum post.


DATE: May 16, 2023

TIME: From 8:00am CT (1:00pm UTC) - Expected downtime: 2 hours


Thank you for your patience as we maintain Star Wars™: The Old Republic™!

Game Update 7.2.1 contains the 64-bit client

If you are experiencing issues logging in or seeing an empty server list, please follow these troubleshooting steps here

Game Update 7.2.1d

05 May

Bounty Contract Week
Date: May 2nd - May 9th, 2023 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 12:00PM GMT)
Requirement: Level 15+

For a limited time, the Bounty Brokers Association has opened its doors to anyone willing to take on their dangerous contracts, offering an opportunity for both seasoned and rookie hunters to prove their skills and bring crime syndicates and violent gangs to justice!

Each day, you can sign up for one standard Henchman contract and one high profile Kingpin Contract, and each may take you to a separate planet. Complete five standard contracts to unlock Kingpin missions with bigger loot! Head to the fleet now, invite your friends and visit representatives of the Association to get started on your contracts!


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03 May

Galactic Seasons 4: “A Passage of Peace” started last month. Similar to the previous season, the Daily and Weekly Season Objectives will be communicated on a month-to-month basis. Here is the list of the Season Objectives from May 2nd - June 6th.

Week 6 (May 2nd - May 9th)

Influencing the Galax...
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Relics of the Gree
Date: April 4th - April 11th, 2023 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 12:00PM GMT)
Requirement: Level 50+

Explore Ilum's contested area in the Western Ice Shelf to uncover the mysterious purpose of the Gray Secant, an enormous ancient Gree starship. Get ready to face a powerful opponent that awaits you at the center of this ancient vessel. Visit the in-game News Terminal located on Carrick Station in the Republic fleet or Vaiken Spacedock in the Imperial fleet to get started on your adventure!


  • Reputation with the Gree Enclave
  • Gree Digitization Cube
  • White, Red, and Blue Scalene Armor
  • Gray Helix Weapons
  • L1-L Defender, L1-L Scout, and Miniature Gray Secant Mini-pets
  • Cyan Sph...
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28 Apr

Over the past few months, we launched a number of initiatives to update and improve the game and its supporting platforms. In our 11 year anniversary blog, it was mentioned that several iterations of our Public Test Server (PTS) had been hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS). From updating the game launcher to launching the game in 64-bit with Game Update 7.2.1, we are delighted to announce the next step in our tech upgrade initiative. We are now preparing to move live servers over to AWS!

We will be launching a test server that will be completely hosted o...

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27 Apr

Game Update 7.2.1c

Hotfix deployed without downtime

  • Reverted hotfix from 4/27 due to players experiencing issues with Colorblind Mode
    • Change how the level of texture detail is chosen to reduce the flickering effect on certain systems.

    More information in the following forum post: Issue with colorblind mode post 7.2.1b.

26 Apr

Get your hands on some Cartel Coins and check out new items live in the Cartel Market this week! GEAR UP Wasteland Tech’s Armor Set
Available Now!

(Weapon not included.) Mandalorian Nomad Armor Set
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With Game Update 7.2.1, players may begin earning rewards from the Galactic Season 4 and PvP Season 2 Reward tracks! We’re also introducing a new 64-bit Game Client and a few changes to combat inflation. Details on what players can expect from this new update are below!

Galactic Seasons: Season 4, “A Passage of Peace”

This update marks the beginning of Galactic Season 4 “A Passage of Peace.” In this season, players are joined by Amity, a Force user on a pilgrimage, as they progress through the Messengers of the Cold Moon reputation track and earn new rewards, including the brand new Mek-Sha Hideout Stronghold! More details on this new companion, rewards, and objectives ...

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25 Apr

Game Update 7.2.1b

  • Special characters are now correctly copied when transferring a character from the website.
  • Fixed the following issues with the Wasteland Raider's Helmet:
    • The Wasteland Raider's Helmet is no longer missing its visor.
    • Character's head is no longer invisible when equipping the Wasteland Raider's Helmet.
  • The Strategic Assault Speeder is no longer invisible.
  • The description of the Master Datacron and Equipment item now correctly lists the Noble Decurion Equipment instead of the Eternal Commander one.
  • Original map Huttball is now counting toward PvP Season Objectives, as intended.
  • The PvP Season Two Prodigy Achievement now rewards the correct Legacy Title: Veil Piercer.
  • Fixed several floor issues in the Eternity Vault Operation.
  • The environment no longer disappears when moving the camera in the Balmorran Arms Factory on Balmorra.
  • Fixed mi...
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06 Apr

Game Update 7.2.1a

  • Master Datacron used on Preferred and Free To Play accounts now correctly levels characters to max Level instead of their Level caps.
  • The Mandalorian Nomad Helmet now has the correct voice modulation.
  • The anniversary discount pricing for the Dromund Kaas and Coruscant Strongholds has expired, and they are once again available at their standard prices.
  • It is now possible to interact with the Queue button on the utility bar during a PvP match. Players can now leave a match with this button.
  • Companions are no longer invalid when completing the [DAILY] Unconventional Methods Mission on Ruhnuk.
  • Creating a character using a Commander’s Character Token no longer grants extra abilities at Level 68.
  • It is no longer possible to use the “Exit Area” button to return to a Warzone or PvP area.

Previously fixed with a hotfix:

  • Credits from CO...
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31 Mar

The new season of Galactic Seasons begins with the launch of Game Update 7.2.1. Like previous seasons, players can progress through the Free Reward track or the Subscriber Reward track (both tracks are available to Subscribers!) and earn new rewards, including the new Mek-Sha Safehouse Stronghold! Let’s jump into the details of what players can expect from this new season!

For this new season, players will team up with Amity, a Force-sensitive human who was raised by Selonians, to progress through the different Reward tracks. After a tumultuous career as a soldier in the Republic Army, Amity left his old life behind when he discovered his connection to the Force. Now, Amity has embarked on a journey to share his philosophy of peace and cooperation across the galaxy.

Reputation track: Mes...

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30 Mar

Thank you to all players who participated in the first PvP season following the PvP revamp and provided feedback.

PvP Season 2, “Piercing the Veil',” will be starting March 28th! Behind the scenes, dark forces are pulling strings and twisting the competition into a recruitment tool for an organization of assassins. Are competitors fighting for glory and prizes, or are they fighting for their lives? Let’s unveil the changes and new rewards players can expect in Season 2!


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28 Mar

Back in December of 2022 we opened our Public Test Server (PTS) and invited players to check out Star Wars: The Old Republic in 64-bit. A 64-bit client along with a host of other content is coming soon when 7.2.1 launches and players are going to get the chance to test out even more of it soon. Let’s dive in and walk you through everything that is coming in the Update, and what will be available for testing.

Galactic Season 4 - A Passage of Peace

7.2.1 will mark the beginning of the next Galactic Season - A Passage of Peace. Like previous Seasons, this one will come with a host of new rewards players can earn and will feature a brand new companion, Amity, for players to learn and traverse the galaxy with. Stay tuned for more details on this season and a sneak peek at its rewards!

One n...

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The All Worlds Ultimate Swoop Rally
Date: March 7th - March 14th, 2023 (BEGINS AND ENDS AT 12:00PM GMT)
Requirement: Level 20+

In the growing shadow of war, swoop fans across the galaxy descend on Dantooine, Tatooine, and even Onderon for the sport’s biggest spectacle—The All Worlds Ultimate Swoop Rally! They’re packing the stands, eager to take their minds off their troubles and cheer their favorite swoop gangs. The bikers are here to take on dangerous challenge courses, show off their piloting skills, and flaunt their souped-up swoop bikes. The thunder of the engines, the deafening applause from the fans, the wind battering their helmets… there’s no bigger rush for these thrill seekers.

Despite their reputation as wild rebels whose makeshift courses disregard local distr...

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Here is the list of the final weeks of the Galactic Seasons 3: “Luck of the Draw” season objectives from February 7th - March 7th, 2023. As a note, Season 3 of Galactic Seasons will end with the 20th week on March 7th, so get in your final season levels while you can!

Week 17(February 7th - February 14th)

Influencing the Galaxy...
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