Beta Patch notes: 0.742.16

Here are the latest patch notes for SWTOR. Only a Few minor changes is all Bioware did to prepare their game for the stress test today. Check out all the fixes below.

Bounty Hunter

Bug Fixes

  • Neural Dart now properly functions to taunt enemies.

Crew Skill

Bug Fixes

  • Crafting materials that are no longer usable will now display as “Obsolete Crafting Material” and the item description will now properly read “This item is obsolete. Sell it to a vendor.”
  • Fixed an issue that would sometimes incorrectly display which Crew Skills a character has learned.


Bug Fixes

  • Players will now be properly notified when they do not meet the requirements to equip an item.

Flashpoints and Operations

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that was causing players to freeze or see a black screen while in Flashpoints.

Missions and NPCs



  • Doomsday: Players will no longer see the environment disappear when walking between the Dark Temple and the Dark Temple Grounds.
  • The Rescue: Fixed an issue with Sergeant Nidaljo’s conversation which prevented players from successfully completing the mission.


  • Oasis: The Reflection NPC will no properly spawn while on the step “Defeat Your Reflection.”
  • NPCs


  • High-level enemies of Standard and Weak toughness have been balanced to deal significantly less damage.

Bug Fixes



  • Reduced the amount of experience received for completing a Warzone.

Space Combat

Bug Fixes

  • Voice overs will now play properly during Space Combat missions.
  • Fixed several issues with sound effects in the mission “Hydian Way Blockade.”


Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where opening the Quick Travel map would display the incorrect image on the Quick Travel window.
  • The minimap will now correctly display when all icons are toggled on.
  • Players will now be able to properly use the “Toggle PvP Flag” option on the GUI.
  • Changing graphics preferences will no longer cause the map background to appear as solid black.
  • Fixed an issue where non-credit currency, such as Commendations, were displaying as “null” in the inventory currency tab.

Miscellaneous Bug Fixes

  • Fixed several issues that were causing players to crash to desktop under certain circumstances.
  • Fixed an issue where all European servers were incorrectly displaying German in the launcher.
  • Cancelling the opening cinematic for the Smuggler no linger occasionally causes the game to crash.
  • Resolved an issue that could prevent new characters from correctly entering their starting phase.
  • Corrected a problem that could prevent characters from logging into specific areas.
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