Explore SWTOR 7.5 on the Public Test Server! Check out new systems and events, and learn how to join the testing phase.

SWTOR 7.5 Content Now Available on the Public Test Server!

The long-awaited update 7.5 for Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR) has finally made its way to the Public Test Server (PTS), offering a fresh wave of content for eager players to explore. This update includes the innovative Basilisk Prototype Venture System and the vibrant Dantooine Spring Abundance Festival Event Missions. However, to preserve the excitement of the official release, story content will be withheld during this testing phase to avoid spoilers.

What is the Public Test Server?

For newcomers, the Public Test Server is a separate SWTOR environment where players can preview and provide feedback on new content before it goes live. This guide will walk you through how to access the PTS and what you can expect during the 7.5 testing phase.

How to Access the PTS

Via SWTOR Launcher

  1. Log in to the SWTOR Launcher: Use your usual credentials.
  2. Enable PTS Access: Click on the settings gear icon in the lower left corner, check “Enable Public Test Server Access,” and save your changes.
  3. Select the PTS: In the launcher, a new button will appear next to the settings. Click it, select “Public Test” under “Pick an Environment,” then click “Next” to start patching.
  4. Play: Once patching is complete, hit the “Play” button.

Via Steam

  1. Navigate to SWTOR in the Steam Store: Scroll to find the PTS installation option.
  2. Install the PTS: Click the link provided to download and install the PTS version.
  3. Link Your Accounts: If not already linked, start SWTOR from Steam and log in to link your SWTOR and Steam accounts.
  4. Play on PTS: Select the PTS from your game list and click “Play.

New Content Highlights

Basilisk Prototype Venture System

The Basilisk Prototype introduces a new mechanic where players train and upgrade a droid companion through daily missions. Feedback is specifically requested for the initial phases of this venture, focusing on the training and upgrade processes.

Dantooine Spring Abundance Festival

This seasonal event brings new life to Dantooine with special event missions celebrating the spring season. Players can participate in themed activities and provide feedback on their experience.

Important Notes for PTS Testing

  • Character Copy: Players can copy their existing characters to the PTS to test the new content with their current setups.
  • Work in Progress: Expect to see ‘WIP’ markers indicating areas still under development.
  • Feedback: Players are encouraged to contribute to feedback threads on the SWTOR forums for both the Basilisk Prototype and the Dantooine Festival.


How do I ensure my feedback is considered? Visit the SWTOR forums and post in the specific feedback threads for each new feature. Detailed, constructive feedback is highly valued.

Can I try the story content on the PTS? To avoid spoilers, story content will not be available on the PTS for update 7.5.

What happens to my character after the PTS ends? Characters created or copied to the PTS are for testing purposes only and will be wiped once testing concludes.


Update 7.5 for SWTOR is shaping up to be an exciting addition to the game with its innovative content and engaging new systems. Whether you’re testing the waters of the new Venture System or celebrating at the Dantooine Spring Festival, your feedback is invaluable. Thanks for participating in the PTS, and see you in the game!

Novara Skuara

When I was 7, I saw Star Wars: A New Hope in theaters a week after it opened. My parents were nice enough to take me and I have been a fan of Star Wars and almost all science fiction in general. I am an amateur writer who has been published for contributing flavor text to a RP game. I also have a copyright on a novel I hope to be able to publish sometime soon.