SWTOR's Q1 2024 brings PvP Season 5, Game Update 7.4.1, and teases upcoming content in Update 7.5 “Desperate Defiance”

SWTOR Update: A Quarter in Review and Exciting Future Developments

As we approach the end of the first quarter of 2024, Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) has seen a flurry of activity, with new and returning players diving into the galaxy far, far away. Keith Kanneg, SWTOR’s Project Director, provides a comprehensive update on the game’s recent developments and teases what’s on the horizon.

A Recap of Recent Updates

  • Dev Streams: The year kicked off with a dev stream on February 14th, previewing content for Game Update 7.4.1. Fans can look forward to another stream in April, detailing what to expect in Game Update 7.5.
  • PvP Season 5 “Pirate’s Plunder”: Launched on February 27th, this season offers PvP enthusiasts the chance to earn new armor, decorations, and the “Pirate’s Bounty” Flair over 12 weeks.
  • Game Update 7.4.1 “Building a Foundation”: Released on March 12th, this update introduced Galactic Seasons 6, the Date Night narrative feature, and opened transfers to the Shae Vizla server in the Asia-Pacific region.

Galactic Seasons 6 and Date Night Missions

Galactic Seasons 6 features the stunning Copero Stronghold, obtainable through the reward track. Date Night Missions, a new narrative feature, allow players to engage in weekly repeatable missions with multiple outcomes, focusing on deepening relationships with romanceable companions like Theron Shan and Lana Beniko. The goal is to release 1-2 Date Night Missions alongside Galactic Seasons, eventually offering a unique scene for every romanceable companion.

Character Transfers and Cartel Market Offerings

Character transfers to the Shae Vizla APAC server are now available, with special promotions for subscribers. The Cartel Market has been updated with Ahsoka™ inspired armors, new weapons, and a Copero themed Utility Bundle, perfect for customizing your experience.

Launcher Updates and Forum Access

The SWTOR Launcher has been updated for efficiency, with a similar update planned for the Steam launcher. Preferred account holders now have access to post in the Introductions, New Player Help, and Bug Reports sections of the SWTOR Forums.

Looking Ahead: Game Update 7.5 and Beyond

Game Update 7.5, named “Desperate Defiance,” will take players back to Hutta and introduce a new Spring event, promising a cozy experience. Lane Vizla’s story missions will come to fruition in this update, culminating in an exciting narrative arc. Further details will be shared in the upcoming Game Update 7.5 dev stream scheduled for April.


SWTOR continues to thrive, with a blend of engaging content updates, community-focused features, and exciting teases for future developments. Whether you’re a PvP enthusiast, a story-driven player, or someone looking forward to new adventures, SWTOR has something for everyone. Stay tuned for the Game Update 7.5 dev stream in April for more details on what’s to come.

Keith Kanneg’s message to the community underscores the team’s commitment to enriching the SWTOR experience, promising more thrilling adventures in the Star Wars universe.

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