Game Update 5.8a Maintenance and Patch Notes

The Patch Notes for Game Update 5.8a have been published!

Maintenance for Game Update 5.8a will be occurring Tuesday 27th March 6 am  – 8 am PDT.

Patch Notes


  • Planetary Yield targets for Guild Invasions have been reduced for all sizes:
    • Small is now 200,000 (down from 460,000)
    • Medium is now 550,000 (down from 1,380,000)
    • Large is now 1,130,000 (down from 2,530,000)
  • The Personal Conquest target is now 15,000 (down from 20,000).
  • The following Conquest Objectives have been added to all Conquests:
    • Completing a Warzone
    • Winning a Warzone
    • Completing a Galactic Starfighter Match
    • Winning a Galactic Starfighter Match
  • The Conquest Objective “Starfighter: Dominate the Stars” has been moved to a daily repeatable Objective and had it’s point value increased to 330 (up from 85).
  • The “Rampage” Conquest objectives now require killing 100 enemies (down from 250).

Flashpoints + Operations + Uprisings

  • Reduced the damage of the Energy and Amplifier Drones for the 16-player Story Mode Izax encounter.
  • Corrected an issue which was causing the “Par Three” Achievement to reset.
  • The Omega Protocol Droid’s reflect shield in the Scyva encounter now reflects ranged damage as intended (previously it was reflecting melee damage).


  • Solo Ranked PvP Missions have had their rewards restored to the reflect the changes made in Game Update 5.7:
    • The following changes are being made to the Solo PvP Ranked Daily Mission:
      • Mission will reward 40 Unassembled Components (up from 30)
      • Mission will reward 150 Ranked Season 9 Tokens as intended (up from 0)
    • The following changes are being made to the Solo PvP Ranked Weekly Mission:
      • Mission will reward 250 Unassembled Components (up from 200)
      • Mission will reward 1,000 Ranked Season 9 Tokens as intended (up from 0)
      • Mission now also rewards 3 Charged Matter Transubstantiators


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