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SW: Squadrons - Known Issues & Announcements

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SW: Squadrons - Known Issues & Announcements

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Community Manager

Welcome to Star Wars: Squadrons!


To ensure you have the absolute best experience while playing, we've listed known issues that may impact your experience. We'll keep this list updated throughout launch, and will add workarounds where possible.


Release Notes

Invite Failed

If you receive the "Invite Failed" error message, please ensure you're inviting a player:

  • Based on their EA ID, not their platform user name.
  • Who owns STAR WARS: Squadrons and has logged into the game
  • With the "Allow Crossplay" setting enabled


Updated, November 8.



  • Online login on Steam will fail if players name themselves with certain unicode. characters, such as emoticons or unicode fonts.
  • Players are often ending up in unfilled lobbies.
  • Fleet Battle lobby isn’t backfilling when a user leaves.


  • The Origin  __Installer Folder doesn’t disappear until after uninstall and Origin restart


  • Players are put on the same team as bots with no players on the opposite team.
  • Selecting and entering "Practice" will send the user in "Fleet battles tutorial".
  • Selecting and entering "Fleet battles tutorial" will send the user in "Fleet battle".


  • The social menu has no functionality after leaving a PvP match as a spectator.


  • Rarely, signature treatment will overlap with the pilots during the EOR flow.


  • Valve Index - Having HDR enabled results in colors being over saturated.
    • Workaround: disable HDR.
  • HP Reverb / Vive - In-world markers and icons are misplaced during gameplay.
  • Oculus / Steam - UI disappears when in fullscreen mode while using VR.
  • Oculus - Second action feed appears on screen if the HMD is removed during gameplay.
  • Skybox stars appear blurry to VR users.


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