How To Connect

How To Connect

Step 1 - Make a SWG Awakening account

Register for a game account here. You will need to activate your account by visiting your email and clicking on the activation link before you will be able to log in. Your account will work on both the website and the game server.

Step 2 - Acquiring Sony's Star Wars Galaxies Installation Media

To connect to our server, you will need a copy of the original Star Wars Galaxies client. An Empire Divided, The Total Experience, or The Complete Online Adventures is required. Clients obtained through illegal means are strictly forbidden. Copies of the game are still available at most major online retailers.

Step 3 - Installing Star Wars Galaxies

Install the SWG game client onto your computer following the installation wizard instructions (default location is usually Program Files for x86 systems or in Program Files (x86) for x64 systems). You do not need to start the game after install, proceed to the next step.

Step 4 - Ensure your system is up to date (especially XP and Vista)

-Ensure you have .NET version 4 (How to check) and ALL Windows Updates/Patches have been applied (via Windows Update).
-Ensure you have the latest version of Direct X. Click here to check

Step 5 - Download and install the SWG Awakening Client

You can download the SWG Awakening Client installer here.

After downloading, install Awakening_Setup.exe (note: as with most program installs, you are required to be an Administrator on your computer or run as Administrator) onto your computer by following the installation wizard instructions. The installation wizard will check for missing Star Wars Galaxies files and download them if they are missing.

After the wizard completes, you will be given the option launch the SWG Awakening Launcher. You will be able to change game settings such as display, audio, etc.. you can run the config later from the Launcher.

Step 6 - Running the SWG Awakening Launcher

Run the SWG Awakening Launcher from the desktop or the start menu.