EA and Respawn’s upcoming addition to the ever-growing catalog of Star Wars video video games was the main focus of a panel at Chicago’s Star Wars Celebration at the moment, the place a brand new trailer and a few details about the gameplay, story, and launch date have been revealed.
Proper out of the gate, Respawn Leisure head Vince Zampella clarified for followers what this recreation is all about. “This can be a story recreation,” he stated. “No muti-player, no micro-transactions, that is about being a Jedi.”
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order‘s plot is about after the movie occasions in Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, extra particularly after Order 66 — Emperor Palpatine’s directive to exterminate all residing Jedi. The sport’s protagonist — Cal Kestis — is a Padawan, or Jedi-in-training, struggling to cover his Pressure-sensitive methods in a galaxy now very harmful for his variety. Cal finds himself hunted by The Inquisition (a brand new Second Sister Inquisitor character was designed for the sport and may be seen within the trailer), and should be taught to hone the Pressure to outlive. Cal is portrayed by Shameless star Cameron Monaghan
As gamers can be controlling a younger Jedi, and that is an action-melee recreation, fight has been designed to be straightforward to be taught however advanced sufficient to offer extra concerned gamers the power to grasp it. Sport director Stig Asmussen referred to the fight system as “considerate fight,” requiring gamers to determine and exploit the totally different weaknesses of the adversaries they’ll face.
The trailer launched on the panel is story primarily based, which means that it doesn’t embody precise gameplay however was nonetheless rendered utilizing the sport’s engine.
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will debut on PC, PS4, and Xbox One November 15th, 2019.