After all the teases, pictures, rumors, and more, Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order will be available to play this year. The reveal trailer premiered at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago.
Respawn Entertainment, the minds behind Apex Legends and Titanfall, are putting you in control of a Jedi once again. The trailer doesn’t show any game footage but did reveal what to expect this November.
The single-player game takes place after Order 66 was given by Emperor Palpatine in Episode 3. You play a young force user on the run from Imperial Stormtroopers, the newly introduced Purge Troopers, and Inquisitors, who were featured heavily in the animated series Star Wars: Rebels.
One of the main Inquisitors featured in the trailer, called Second Sister, first appeared in the comic Darth Vader number 19.
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The new hero is named Cal Kestis and is voiced by Gotham’s Cameron Monaghan. Cal will have a companion droid traveling with him called BD1. All we know is Cal has information the Empire is after but we will have to wait later this year to find out what exactly is going on.
Developers are calling their fighting mechanic “thoughtful combat”, which they say is simple to pick up and use all of Cal’s Force abilities.
Respawn worked closely with EA, Disney, and Lucasfilm to create the game. Designers say you will visit never before seen planets and experience new environments while exploring Jedi Fallen Order.
Matt Michnovetz, head writer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars and writer for Rebels, also wrote the narrative for Jedi Fallen Order.
The trailer really hit home the idea of trust and blending in by repeating three main lines.
“Don’t stand out. Accept the past. Trust no one.”
Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order releases on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC November 15th.
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