Star Wars Squadrons 1.2 Patch Notes Detailed

The 1.2 patch notes for Star Wars Squadrons are out.
The 1.2 patch notes for Star Wars Squadrons are out. | Photo by Electronic Arts

Star Wars Squadrons 1.2 patch notes have been revealed by EA. The update article also addressed some issues to be worked on for a future update.

Star Wars Squadrons 1.2 Patch Notes Detailed

The 1.2 update just saw some fixes to bugs across the game. According the official patch notes:

General

  • Made improvements to the overall Fleet Battles tutorial experience
  • Fixed an issue where the player could experience a black screen during or after customizing their pilots
  • Fixed an issue where pilot models were blurry when being customized for some players
  • Fixed a typo on the profile page
  • Other stability improvements and minor fixes, including reduced crashing on PC

Story

  • Fixed an issue where dying during the Rebel prologue mission while fighting the Star Destroyer could block progress
  • Fixed an issue where medals could be reset after uninstalling or updating the game
  • Fixed an issue where players could not progress through Mission 3 if they defeated the Quasars too quickly
  • Fixed an issue where the player could get stuck when launching missions from the options menu
  • Fixed an issue where the UI after completing the prologue through EA Play would not display correctly
  • Fixed an issue where medal earned in the single-player story could be reset after playing other activities (previously fixed on PC)

Challenges

  • Updated Challenge text to make it clearer that they cannot be completed in Solo vs AI

Social

  • Fixed an issue where players didn't populate the EA Friends List
  • Improved party stability

Dogfight

  • Fixed an issue where the game crashed while transitioning into a match
  • "Quick Match" will now remember your faction preference for Dogfight

Fleet Battles

  • Fixed an issue where the game would crash when loading into Fleet Battles
  • Fixed an issue where players could not use the "Customize Ship" option in the hangar during the Fleet Battles briefing room state

VR

  • Fixed the issue where cutscenes would appear broken on the Valve Index when using Origin
  • Improved performance while using Steam VR
  • Fixed an issue where the D-pad wouldn't work in the settings menu while using Steam VR
  • Made the fade to black transitions a smoother experience for Oculus Rift users
  • Fixed a flickering helmet issue on Victory poses for Oculus Quest users

EA has also addressed some issues they're working on for a future update. There is currently a bug where players can't rank up and one where the ranked helmet appears to players who haven't actually earned it. They also addressed the issue with players abandoning games and assure a better system to deal with deserters will be coming soon.