Game news Star Wars Jedi Survivor: release date, story, gameplay… We take stock of the game
After many rumors about the release of the next Star Wars game, EA has finally released a first trailer for Star Wars Jedi: Survivor. The Star Wars Celebration was therefore an opportunity to learn a little more about the continuation of the adventures of Cal Kestis.
What is Star Wars Jedi: Survivor?
The sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is an action and adventure game. The hero of the first game, Cal Kestis, is back, albeit a bit older. He is always accompanied by his faithful and adorable droid BD-1. The young Jedi having survived the Purge of his Order will live new adventures while trying to escape the Empire. The game seems to guarantee a darker atmosphere than the first opus.
Who are the studios behind Star Wars Jedi: Survivor?
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is developed and published by the same team as its predecessor Fallen Order. Never change a winning team ! The game is therefore developed by Respawn Entertainmentthe studio behind Apex Legends and the latest Medal of Honor installment. The publisher is none other than Electronic Artsthe company being a great regular at games stamped Star Wars.
When is Star Wars Jedi: Survivor coming out and on what media?
While no specific release date has been announced, the game’s trailer assures us release in 2023. Another important announcement, Star Wars: Jedi Survivor will only be released on PC and Next-Gen consoles, in other words only on PS5 and Xbox Series. The choice to focus on Next-Gen consoles is of course motivated by the technical performance of the two machines. The developers were thus able to greatly improve certain aspects of the game.
Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the sequel to Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. So far so good. If we want to be a little more specific, know that the plot takes place five years after the first game. This means that the story takes place ten years after the movie Revenge of the Sith and at the same time as the series Obi-Wan Kenobi , currently streaming on Disney+. We are in the midst of the reign of the Galactic Empire and the few Jedi who have had the chance to survive Order 66 are hunted down by the Inquisitors, as we have seen in many Star Wars productions.
What is the story of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor about?
Electronic Arts has been careful not to divulge anything regarding the game’s plot at this time. According to the trailer, Cal Kestis will face new adversaries including a dark side force user, probably an Inquisitor. There is also a Pau’an senatorthe same species as the Grand Inquisitor in Kenobi and Rebels. This senator seems interested in our young Jedi, but difficult to say for the moment why and what will be his role in this opus. Other important information and not the least: the interpreter of Obi-Wan Kenobi in person, Ewan McGregor, teased that the game Star Wars Jedi: Survivor may well be linked to the series Kenobi .
What will Star Wars Jedi: Survivor gameplay look like?
It goes without saying that the gameplay will be similar to that of Fallen Order. Little information has been provided on this subject. The director of both opuses, Stig Asmussen, has revealed that he wants broaden the forms of combat, very numerous in the Star Wars universe. This feature should bring more authenticity to the game. Stig Asmussen explained that the developers couldn’t imagine Cal without his little sidekick BD-1, thus underlining his importance in the gameplay. The last element comes from the title itself: “Survivor” seems to indicate to us that the game could have characteristics inherent in survival games.
Do you want to know more?
While waiting for the release of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor next year, a whole plethora of Star Wars programs will land on Disney+ in 2022. In addition to the series Obi-Wan Kenobi currently airing, we will soon be able to discover the series Andor August 31. We will then be entitled to the second season of The Bad Batch this fall, as well asa new animated series, Tales of the Jedi, announced for the same period.
On the video game side, again Lucasfilm has a good number of titles in its boxes, and that makes you want to! We start with Star Wars: Huntersan arena action game coming to mobile and Nintendo Switch in 2022. Next will come the highly anticipated Knights of the Old Republic remake (KOTOR for short) which takes place more than 3,000 years before the Skywalker saga. Let us also mention an open-world game developed by Ubisoftstill very mysterious, as well as star wars eclipsefrom the studio Quantic Dream, whose plot is set in the era of The High Republic.