It’s an excellent time to be a Star Wars fan. Recently, Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi was released to much fanfare. Now, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor has been announced by Respawn and EA. If you haven’t heard of this game, it’s the sequel to the hugely successful Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The game was released in 2019 and featured a great storyline and nuanced gameplay. The game’s mechanics were clearly inspired by the Dark Souls franchise and was a massive hit among fans. Now, EA is bringing Star Wars Jedi: Survivor to the fans, picking up from where Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order left off. If you like these types of RPGs and you’re a fan of Star Wars, this seems to be a must-play game. This article will give you all you need to know about the game.
Let’s jump right in, shall we?
What is Star Wars Jedi: Survivor?
As mentioned earlier, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the latest entry in the Star Wars Jedi game series. It’s being developed by Respawn Entertainment, the minds behind the first game and the successful shooter game, Titanfall 2. They’re also the developers of Apex Legends and Apex Legends Mobile. So, you know that you’re getting a quality game here.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will feature the same addictive action and adventure elements, with nuanced RPG components that add a layer of depth to the gameplay. Moreover, if you like platforming and puzzles in your adventure games, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will likely feature plenty of it. Overall, this is definitely a game worth playing if you’ve played games like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and the Dark Souls franchise.
What’s the game’s story?
While very few details have been revealed regarding the game, we know that the game will be set five years after the first game’s events. This time, Cal Kestis, the game’s protagonist, is a seasoned Jedi who’s honed his powers to a great extent. However, he feels the burden of being “the last remaining Jedi in the galaxy”. The Empire is still in pursuit of him, and he must find a more permanent solution to recreating the Jedi Order. Furthermore, on this journey, he must understand how to use his Force powers better. Overall, he must strengthen his connection to the Force.
At the moment, this is all we know about the game’s setting. Of course, as more details about the game are revealed, we will update this space.
Watch the teaser trailer here
Thankfully, we’ve got a trailer for the game right here. The teaser trailer was revealed to the public at the 2022 Star Wars Celebration event. If you’ve watched Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, you’ll be able to notice a familiar face in the trailer. The Grand Inquisitor is after Cal Kestis’ head. So, this shows that the game is reaching for bigger and better foes, going into the depths of the Empire’s stalwarts.
What is the Star Wars Jedi: Survivor release date?
The game hasn’t shown a definite release date yet. However, the game will only be released for next-generation platforms. This means that the development process and release date will be pushed to 2023 to accommodate the availability of the platforms. You can expect this game to hit the shelves sometime in 2023.
Which platforms will it support?
Since Star Wars Jedi: Survivor will only be out on next-generation platforms, the older consoles will be out of the picture. Moreover, it’s expected that you’ll be able to play the game on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S.
We’re definitely excited about Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. With plenty of lore being added to the game, this will be an immense addition to the Star Wars saga. Moreover, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order’s gameplay was polished and addictive. There’s no doubt that the next game in the series will refine these particular aspects to deliver some spectacular gameplay.
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